Urs of Hazrat-E-Sheikh Haji Musa (RA) celebrated in Benihama village of district Ganderbal
By Rouf Banday
Valley online correspondent
The annual Urs of Sufi saint Hazrat Haji sheikh Musa Sahib (RA) was celebrated with religious fervor in village of Benihama in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal on Wednesday.
An eyewitness said that scores of people, including women and children, visited the shrine to pay their obeisance. The maximum rush of devotees was witnessed on Wednesday evening when devotees converged at the shrine to offer special prayers.
According to a local resident, Nazir Ahmad Rather, every year devotees from different walks of life throng the shrine to pay reverence to the saint and seek his blessings. “A cleanliness drive was also undertaken by the locals ahead of the Urs,” Nazir said.
During the sermon, the preachers threw light on the Islamic teachings and life of Hazrat Haji sheikh Musa(RA), who devoted his life to the service of people and preaching of Islam.