Sunday, August 02, 2009

The True Spirit of Islam

By TNI Correspondent, *Mehfil-e-Sama* - The News International - Pakistan
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Lahore: A Mehfil-e-Sama was held at the residence of Muhammad Ashraf, 163 Eden Smart Homes here on Sunday night in connection with the glorious incident of Shab-e- Mairaj.

Spiritual leader of Chisti school of thought, Dr Javed Asghar, was the chief guest as well as organiser of the ceremony.

A large number of people from different sections of society attended the event which also included a session of Qawali and Mehfil e Naat.

A number of veteran Naat Khawan recited Naats.

Qawals performed Qawalis paying tributes to Hazrat Khawaja Moeen un Din Chishti Ajmeeri, Hazrat Nizam ud Din Aulia, Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (Ghaus Pak).

Talking to The News, Dr Javed Asghar said that the true spirit of Islam is in Sufism. He said Sufism contributed a lot to spreading the true Islam throughout the world in general and in the sub-continent in particular.

Speaking about Muslim saint Hazrat Khawaja Moeen un Din Chishti Ajmeri, Dr Javed Said he was a peerless Sufi as far as the history of Indian sub-continent was concerned.

He said all other saints and Sufis were equally reverent.

He said there was no conflict at all between different schools of thought of Sufism.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

The True Spirit of Islam
By TNI Correspondent, *Mehfil-e-Sama* - The News International - Pakistan
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Lahore: A Mehfil-e-Sama was held at the residence of Muhammad Ashraf, 163 Eden Smart Homes here on Sunday night in connection with the glorious incident of Shab-e- Mairaj.

Spiritual leader of Chisti school of thought, Dr Javed Asghar, was the chief guest as well as organiser of the ceremony.

A large number of people from different sections of society attended the event which also included a session of Qawali and Mehfil e Naat.

A number of veteran Naat Khawan recited Naats.

Qawals performed Qawalis paying tributes to Hazrat Khawaja Moeen un Din Chishti Ajmeeri, Hazrat Nizam ud Din Aulia, Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (Ghaus Pak).

Talking to The News, Dr Javed Asghar said that the true spirit of Islam is in Sufism. He said Sufism contributed a lot to spreading the true Islam throughout the world in general and in the sub-continent in particular.

Speaking about Muslim saint Hazrat Khawaja Moeen un Din Chishti Ajmeri, Dr Javed Said he was a peerless Sufi as far as the history of Indian sub-continent was concerned.

He said all other saints and Sufis were equally reverent.

He said there was no conflict at all between different schools of thought of Sufism.