Srinagar : To highlight the teachings of Sufis and Rishis, a Sufi Cultural event organised by the Kaavish Foundation in collaboration with District Administration Srinagar was held at Tagore Hall here on Monday.
Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole was the chief Guest on the occasion, while Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad attended the function as Guest of Honour
Besides, Director Kaavish foundation, Sufi Arvind Guru, senior scholars and students from various universities and colleges from all across were also present on the occasion.
During the Sufi event students presented various Sufi cultural items highlighting the rich Sufi cultural treasure of the J&K valuing our heritage.
Speaking as Chief Guest, the Div Com said that Sufism is a way of realisation of inner self and our Sufis and Rishis have shown us the path towards that goal. He said that Sufism propagates the doctrine of love, compassion, peace, development for mankind, irrespective of any biases and prejudices. He further said we must understand the essentials of Sufism as this gives us an idea of what is beneficial for humankind.
The Deputy Commissioner in his address said Sufism is an ideology which believes in co-existence, spirituality, brotherhood and love for all irrespective of caste, region and religion.
Programme Officer, ICDS, Chief Agriculture Officer, District Youth Services & Sports Officer, District Social Welfare Officer and other concerned also attended the Sufi Event.