Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani begin in Baghdad
LAHORE (92 News) – The Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani has been begun in Baghdad on Sunday.
As per details, thousands of people throng the shrine of Harzat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA) situated at in Baghdad as the Urs celebrations. A large number of visitors are arriving in Baghdad to participate in the Urs celebrations.
The yearly anniversary is being observed on the 11th day of Rabi-us-Sa’ani, the fourth month of the Hijri Calender. A night ahead of the Urs, devotees throng shrine in huge numbers for the prayers.
On the occasion, the religious leaders shed light on the life, teachings and contributions of the Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani.
Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani and the founder of the Qadiri Sufi order (Silsila) was born in the month of Ramadan in 470 AH (1077-78 AD) in Iraq’s Jilan. His contribution to Sufism and Sharia was so immense that he became known as the spiritual pole of his time, al-Ghaus al-Azam.
He was passed away in 561 AH (or 560 AH) (1166 AD), at the age of 91.