Ganderbal: The annual urs of renowned Sufi saint Hazrat Sheikh Haji Musa (RA) was celebrated with devotion and religious fervor last night at Benhama in Ganderbal district. The urs was organized by Tehreek Sout-ul-Awliya unit Benhama.
A large number people including women and children thronged the shrine and offered prayers.
Every year, the urs commences on 11th March with Quran Khawani, Daroud Azqar and Khatmat-ul-Mozama, followed by night long prayers and concludes on 13th March with congregational prayers.
Ulemas and Imams threw light on the life, religious services, teachings and spiritual strength of the saint who had devoted his life to preaching of Islam.
Molana Ajaz ul Qadri, a religous preacher, said that Islam teaches the lesson of humanity and sympathy and stressed upon devotes to work for the welfare of common man and follow the teachings of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
He said Haji Musa (RA) followed the teachings of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and attained high levels in spirituality.