Image of Asia: At the Urs Festival Commemorating Sufi Saint

April 23, 2015 12:23 PM

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In this photo by Deepak Sharma, Indian Muslims travel in an auto rickshaw during the Urs festival in Ajmer, a city in the western India state of Rajasthan.

The Urs festival commemorates the death anniversary of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti, founder of the Chishtiya Sufi order in India. Thousands of pilgrims from India and abroad visit the Ajmer Sharif Dargah shrine, where the saint's remains are entombed. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti spent his life in the s...

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