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High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood visits Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) and lays a chaddar

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New Delhi, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Mr. Sohail Mahmood, visited the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) in New Delhi today, where 714th Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) is currently underway, says a press release received from New Delhi here today. The High Commissioner was received at the shrine by Sajjadah Nasheen Dewan Tahir Nizami, Dewan Musa Nizami and other members of the Dargah Committee. The High Commissioner laid the traditional Chaddar on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan.

The Urs of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA), a 14th century Sufi saint of the Chishtia Order and one of the most famous Sufis in the world, is celebrated every year with traditional zeal and fervour, and is attended by devotees from different parts of the world, including Pakistan. Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) was the third Spiritual Successor (Khalifa) of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti (RA), after Hazrat Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki (RA) and Hazrat Fariduddin Ganjshakar (RA).

Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood stated that Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) had been a tremendous source of spiritual nourishment for devotees for more than seven centuries and this process would go on forever. Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) is known for his love for humanity as a means of realizing love with the Creator. His vision was marked by a highly evolved sense of religious pluralism, tolerance and harmony. His followers are spread across South Asia, including Pakistan.

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