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Hazratbal Shrine: A Symbol of Communal Harmony in Kashmir

Aarif Ahmad Najar

Abstract: Hazratbal Shrine: A symbol of communal harmony in Kashmir Aarif Ahmad Najar, Ph.d Research Scholar, DAVV, Indore (M.P), Mob. Number 7006002385, email Id, Abstract The society of Kashmir from the ancient times lived in a composite culture. Love, peace and communal harmony remained as the key factors of the society and enriched the ethos of Kashmir. The Important elements of Kashmir valley are the shrines which are harbouring love and peace in all corners of the valley. The most important shrine of Kashmir is Hazratbal located at Dargah in Srinagar. The shrine is the most favourite place for the people of the valley to visit irrespective of their religion. The location of shrine is panoramic due to famous Dal Lake. The assemblage of people on Eid-i-Milad and other days are the focal point of the shrine. The displaying of Moy-i-Muqadas on special days of the year is the nucleus of congregation. The shrine presents the real picture of Kashmir when all section of the society irrespective of their religion becomes the part of the milieu. The optics of the society of Kashmir has been strengthened by the epitome of Hazratbal shrine.

Keywords: Hazratbal, Dargah, Dal lake, Eid-i-Milad, Moy-i-Muqadas

Country: India, Subject Area: History

Pages: 1194 - 1195

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Aarif Ahmad Najar, "Hazratbal Shrine: A Symbol of Communal Harmony in Kashmir", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1194 - 1195

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