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Urs of Amir-e-Kabir Shah-e-Hamdan observed in Kashmir

Photo Credit: Mike Prince.

Srinagar: The 653rd Urs of Hazat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdani or Amir-e-Kabir was observed at Khanqah Moula in old Srinagar on Saturday with religious fervor and enthusiasm.

Syed Ali bin Shahab-ud-Din Hamadani Abidi (1314-1384) also known as “Shah Hamdan” (King of Hamadhan) and as Amir-i Kabir (the Great Commander) was a Persian Sufi and a prominent Muslim scholar.

He spread Islam in Kashmir and has a major role to play in shaping the culture of the Kashmir valley.

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