Hundreds participate in annual Urs of Shokh Bab Sahab (RA) at Pampore

Pampore: The annual Urs of renowned Sufi saint Hazrat Sheikh Sharif-Ud-Din Wali (RA), popularly known as Shokh Bab Sahab, was celebrated with religious fervour at his shrine at Namblabal in Saffron town Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
A large number of devotees from Pampore areas and other parts of the valley assemble at the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Sharif-Ud-Din (RA) in Saffron Town Pampore, to observe the annual Urs of the Sufi saint.
The devotees also participated in the special prayers there. Women, men, children and elderly people were seen paying obeisance and offering special prayers at the shrine.
A large number of devotees from different parts of the valley thronged the shrine where they recited the Quran and later joined Khatam-e-Sharif, Naatiya Majlis and supplications.
A Seerat conference was held at Khanqah-e-Moula Pampore on Thursday evening and Friday. Moulana Ghulam Rasool Hami addressed the congregation on Thursday at Khanqah-e-Moula Pampore and highlighted the role of saints in spreading the message of Islam in Kashmir.
He also threw light on the life, religious services, teachings and spiritual strength of the revered Islamic scholar and saint who had devoted his whole life to the service and preaching of Islam, Idara Auqaf Islamia Trust Pampore President Mohammad Maqbool Shah told Kashmir Reader.
The relics of Hazrat Sheikh Sharif-Ud-Din @ Shokh Bab Sahab were displayed after every prayer since Friday morning.
Earlier, Urs of renowned Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Masood Wali (RA) popularly known as Khuja Sahab observed at his shrine at Namblabal Pampore on 5 Safar.
During the Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Masood Wali (RA) and Hazrat Sheikh Sharif-Ud- Din (RA) and the people of Saffron Town Pampore and adjoining areas of the Saffron Town cook dried vegetables, eggs, cheese and other food stuff except meat on 05 Safar and 21 Safar of the Urs Paak of Shokh Bab Sahib and Khuja Sahab and invite their relatives, friends on lunch or dinner to keep the tradition of the saint alive.

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