HMT organizes seminar on Sheikh-ul-Alam

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Srinagar: A seminar on the teachings of eminent, revered, renowned and famous Kashmiri saint Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani(RA) was organized in Government College of Education Srinagar on Thursday. 

The seminar was organized by Haqani Memorial Trust (HMT) and on this occasion two books were released. Several eminent personalities, poets, clerics and people from other walks of life participated in the seminar.

The speakers highlighted the contribution of Nund Rishi said that besides being the great spiritual leader of the state, Sheikh Nuruddin has made tremendous contribution to the kashmiri language which shall be remembered for generations to come.

They said that Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) was not a learned or qualified person, but, still a great philosopher and a poet, having eternal knowledge about the existence of life. Whatever he acquired was the outcome of his meditation, good deeds, honesty and love for God. He wrote such powerful mystic poetry that he became the patron of saints and protector and embodiment of Kashmiri culture. He is the source of all knowledge—this world or hereafter.

The speakers said that the form of Sheikh-ul-Alam poetry called shruks are popular throughout Kashmir and have been spread and circulated orally by generations of Kashmiris.

Eminent poet Rehman Rahi, Dr Alaqbandh, Maulana Ghulam Rasool Hami, Maulana  Showket Kaing, Aijaz Kakroo, Justice (Rtd) Bashir Kirmani, Farooq Renzu, Syed Hamidullah Haqani, Maulana Reyaz-ul-Haq Noorabadi besides others participated in the seminar. 

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