Tuesday, March 27, 2007
The Punjab Auqaf Minister Syed Saeedul Hasan Shah inaugurated the two-day long 383rd Annual Urs of Hazrat Mir Mohammed Muayyinul Islam popularly known as Hazrat Mian Mir, on Tuesday.
The Urs activities started with the laying of a ‘Chadar’ over the grave of the Sufi saint and a collective prayer.
Elaborate lighting arrangements, special ‘Mehfil-i-Mausiqee,’ dances of the devotees, collective prayers were the salient features at the ‘Darbar of Hazrat Mian Mir.
This famous Sufi saint who resided in Lahore, belonged to the Qadri order of Sufism. He was also the spiritual mentor of Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.