‘Ajmer Sharif is beyond comparison to any worldly monuments’

The Tomb of Gareeb un nawaz Chishtī Muʿīn al-Dīn Ḥasan Sijzī (1142–1236 CE), known more commonly as Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī or Moinuddin Chishti[6] or Khwājā Ghareeb Nawaz, or reverently as a Shaykh Muʿīn al-Dīn or Muʿīn al-Dīn or Khwājā Muʿīn al-Dīn ( In Urdu خواجہ معین الدین چشتی المعروف خواجہ غریب نواز ) by Muslims of the Indian subcontinent, was a Persian Muslim[3] preacher,[6] ascetic, religious scholar, philosopher, and mystic from Sistan,[6] who eventually ended up settling in the Indian subcontinent in the early 13th-century, where he promulgated the famous Chishtiyya order of Sunni mysticism.[6][7] This particular tariqa (order) became the dominant Muslim spiritual group in medieval India and many of the most beloved and venerated Indian Sunni saints[4][8][9] were Chishti in their affiliation, including Nizamuddin Awliya (d. 1325) and Amir Khusrow (d. 1325).[6] As such, Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī’s legacy rests primarily on his having been “one of the most outstanding figures in the annals of Islamic mysticism.”[2] Additionally Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī is also notable, according to John Esposito, for having been one of the first major Islamic mystics to formally allow his followers to incorporate the “use of music” in their devotions, liturgies, and hymns to God, which he did in order to make the foreign Arab faith more relatable to the indigenous peoples who had recently entered the religion or whom he sought to convert.[10] Others contest that the Chisti order ever permitted musical instruments and a famous Chisti, Nizamuddin Auliya, is quoted as stating that musical instruments are prohibited.[11][12][13]
Jaipur, May 27 (IANS) Haji Syed Salman Chishty, Gaddi Nashin-Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chairman-Chishty Foundation, on Friday said that Ajmer Sharif is beyond comparison to any worldly monuments.

In his tweet, he said, “It’s Living Traditions are an embodiment of sacred teachings exemplified by Hz.Khawaja Moinuddin Chishty(ra) with Unconditional Love towards All. Spreading trumped-up stories is Unutterable Sin resting on Media Fraternity.”

It needs to be mentioned here that an outfit has claimed that “there is a ‘Shivling’ under Ajmer Dargah”, which has been refuted by the Anjuman Committee of the Dargah.

Anjuman President Moin Sarkar said that Garib Nawaz’s dargah is a symbol of universal harmony, which lies beyond the shackles of religion and caste. Here more Hindus than Muslims come for ‘Ziyarat’ with their wishes and faith, he said.

Anjuman Secretary Wahid Hussain Angara said that strict action should be taken against those who spoil harmony and create disturbance by making such false claims.

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