Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: (Jainism)
he lakeside city of Ajmer is placed in focal Rajasthan, and is held in incredible veneration by lovers of all groups who call it "Amer Sharif" (Holy Ajmer). It is here that the mortal stays of the profoundly regarded Sufi holy person Khwaja Moin-ud-Din Chisti untruth covered.. It is biggest site of the Muslim reasonable in India.
More than five lac enthusiasts fitting in with distinctive groups accumulate from all parts of the subcontinent to pay tribute to the Khwaja on his Urs (demise commemoration) throughout the initial six days of Rajab ( seventh month of the Islamic timetable). The travelers who come to look for the gifts of the Khwaja make rich offerings called nazrana at the heavenly spot where the holy person has been buried. The offering of rose and jasmine blooms, sandalwood glue, scents and incense help the aroma that buoys buzzing around inside the altar. Likewise offered by fans are the chadar, ghilaph and neema, which are votive offerings for the tomb. These are brought by aficionados on their heads notice gave over to the khadims inside the sancturm sanctorum.
The Urs is started with the lifting of a white banner on the dargah by the Sajjada Nashin (successor agent) of Chishti. It is carried out on the 25th of Jamadi-ul-Akhir (sixth lunar month), with the backup of music. On the most recent day of the sixth, the Jannati-Darwaza (passage of paradise) is flung open promptly in the morning. Individuals aross this entryway seven times with the conviction that they will be guaranteed a spot in paradise. On the first of Rajab, the tomb is washed with rose water and sandalwood glue and anointed with fragrances. The custom is called ghusal. The tomb is then secured with a weaved silk fabric by the Sajjada Nashin.
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During the evening religious called mehfils are held in the mehfilkhana, a huge lobby implied for this reason. These are directed by the Sajjada Nashin of the dargah. A fascinating custom is the plundering of kheer (milk pudding) which is cooked in two huge cauldrons called degs and dispersed to the lovers as tabarruk )favored nourishment).
On the sixth of Rajab, after the normal mehfils and the sound of saltine blasts joined by music: the Sajjada Nashin entertainer the ghusal of the tomb. Fatiha and Salamti are perused. A wonderful recitation called mushaira is masterminded in which writers of all groups land to recount creations devoted to the Khwaja.