Murmur of a prayer
With a prayer on their lips and tears in their eyes, these men and women plead for mercy and seek the blessings of the divine. As they bow down their heads in devotion, they hope their miseries will be wiped away by the Sufi saints their only comfort amidst the turmoil in the Kashmir valley. Since ages a huge number of Sufis have travelled to Kashmir spreading the message of Islam. People of Jammu and Kashmir have revered these saints, irrespective of their religion. Many artistic shrines have been dedicated to them the Shah-e-hamadan shrine, the Makhdoom Sahib shrine, the Dastageer Sahib shrine, the Naqashband Sahib shrine, the Harzat Syed Yaqoob Sahib, the Sonwar shrine, the Charare-sharief shrine, the Ashmuqam shrine and the Baba Reshi shrine are among the shrines most frequently visited. Devotees enter the shrine with a heavy heart, in a hope to leave with a peaceful mind. The peer baba will send their prayers directly to the God, they say.
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