Abdul Quadir Jeelani’s birth anniversary today
By Rizwan Khatik - Fri Jul 20, 6:02 am
HYDERABAD: The 927th birth anniversary of Sufi saint Hazrath Syed Abdul Quadir Jeelani, popularly known Syedna Ghous-e-Azam Dastagir, was celebrated in the Old City on Thursday.
Maulana Syed Kazim Pasha Quadri, a noted Sufi scholar, said that Hazrath Abdul Quadir Jeelani was the founder of the Quadaria school of Sufism. His followers are spread all over the world, especially in the Indian sub-continent.
He preached the simple ways of Islam and love of God and all living things. “Universal brotherhood and peace were the main teachings of the Hazrath,” the Maulana said. The huge gathering of the faithful was also addressed by a number of other scholars.