Ajmer Durgah Urs Festival

Ajmer Durgah Urs

Urs Ajmer Sharif is a festival celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisthi. The reknown sufi saint is the founder of Chistiya Sufi order in India. The festival is held at Ajmer annually, over a span of six days and features night-long dhikr/zikr qawwali singing. The anniversary is celebrated in the seventh month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Thousands of pilgrims throng to visit the shrine from all over India and abroad.

 

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