Photos show thousands of devotees offering Khoj-e-Digar prayers at Naqshband sahib

Photos show thousands of devotees offering Khoj-e-Digar prayers at Naqshband sahib
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Srinagar: Kashmir Reader photojournalist Faisal Khan captures devotees offering congregational Khoj-e-Digar on Monday in Srinagar. The prayers were offered on adjoining roads due to huge rush of people.

The 400-year-old practice of congregational Asr prayers, The Khoj-e-Digar, is offered every year on the 3rd day of the month of Rabi-ul- Awal.

 

Thousands of people assembled at Khanqah-e-Naqashbandiya to offer congregational prayers

 

 

Hazrat Khwaja Naqshband Sahib (RA) was born in 718 AH at Qasr-i-Arifan, a village in Bukhara. The shrine is dedicated to him, where one of the great saints of the Naqshbandi order, Hazrat Moinuddin Naqshband (RA), was laid to rest along with his wife and two sons.