Kashmir: A Breeding Ground for Spirituality
Free Press Kashmir 2 Aug 2012
by Sahar-ul-Nisa Haroon
In Kashmir a large number of great Sufis have lived and now we have shrines dedicated to them thronged by thousands; Kashmir is Peer Waer, a land of saints. This paradise on earth is bestowed not only with the beauty of nature but also with religious wealth.
The Sufi tradition has played a great role in the lives of people living in this region ringed by lofty snow-clad mountains. The earliest known Sufi in Kashmir was a thirteenth Century Suhrawardi saint from Turkistan, Syed Sharfuddin Abdur Rahman, fondly remembered as Bulbul Shah. Click here to read more of this excellent article.