Khawaja Ghulam Fareed’s 3-day annual Urs begins today
KOT MITHAN: The three-day annual Urs celebrations of Saraiki poet Hazrat Khawaja Ghulam Fareed (RA) will start in Rajanpur today.
The 122nd Urs celebrations of the prominent religious scholar Hazrat Khawaja Ghulam Fareed (RA) is being observed today.
A large number of devotees from across the country reached Kot Mithan to participate in the ceremony.
Mehfil-e-Sama will also be held during the Urs days in which renowned Qawwals would present mystic poetry.
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Khwaja Ghulam Fareed was a Seraiki poet, Chishti-Nizami mystic and Sajjada nashin (Patron saint) of the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent.
He was born in 1261 A.H. and died at Chacharan Sharif but buried at Kot Mithan. He was a great scholar of his time and wrote several books. He knew Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Panjabi, Braj Bhasha, and Seraiki. He also wrote some poems in Sindhi, Persian, and Braj Bhasha.
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