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Urs Festival at Ajmer Sharif - Biggest Muslim Fair in India

Urs -India’s Biggest Muslim Fair at Dargah Ajmer Sharif

Dargah Ajmer Sharif sees India’s Biggest Muslim Fair. Along with traditional practices and rituals millions of devotees throng on the beautifully decorated Chadar, Neema and Ghilafs which are offered at the Daragah. Besides, Bazar of Dargah Ajmer Sharif fill with religious objects, perfumes, sandalwood paste, rosaries, silver ornaments, books and embroidered carpets.

Why Urs Festival is celebrated in Ajmer Sharif?

Urs is celebrated on the day of union (Fana) of Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti with universal soul.

When Urs Festival is celebrated at Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Urs is celebrated in the month of Rajab in Islamic Calendar.

Khwaza Garib Nawaz left for heavenly abode in 1256 AD after a six-day prayer in seclusion. These six days are celebrated every year as the annual Urs, which is attended by innumerable pilgrims irrespective of their faith.

Cultural Activity in Urs Festival, Ajmer Sharif

Urs Festival is memorable experience for devotees for the following reasons;

  • Greatest Sufi Qawwals of India’s participation
  • Mesmerizing Sufi Songs
  • Chadar Offering by great national and international leaders
  • Yearly Sufi ritualistic traditions

Why Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti is called Garib Nawaz?

People of India popularly call Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti Garib Nawaz. Garib Nawaz means benefactor of poor. Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti truly cherished essence of Sufism in India. He was considered messiah of poor.

How Urs Festival is celebrated at Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Urs Festival Starts with Hoisting of Flag at Buland Darwaza of Dargah.

  • After hoisting the flag at Buland Darwaza Sajdanashin (successor) of the Chishti Order paste sandalwood paste and sprinkle rosewater and perfume over the tomb of Khwaza Moinuddin Chishti.
  • Qawwalis are a landmark feature of every Dargah in India, which is sung with enthusiasm and devotion. Sufi Saints in India initiated Qawwalis in devotion of Supreme God.
  • Another feature of this festival is Fatiha which are Sacred Prayers to Lord and Saint both.

What to offer/nazranas at Ajmer Sharif Dargah

  • Deg Booking
  • Offering flower
  • Ittar Offering
  • Chadar Offering (Especially on Urs Festival)
  • Ghilaph/Neema offering

What to buy as Souvenirs at Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Pilgrims visiting the holy shrine buy flowers, embroidered prayer rugs, prayer caps and beautifully carved and embroidered chadars besides a lot that is engages one’s mind.

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