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In memory of a Sufi saint

Published May 16, 2013 06:53pm
An Indian Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. — AP Photo
An Indian Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. — AP Photo
Indian Muslim Sufi devotees offer prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
Indian Muslim Sufi devotees offer prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
An Indian Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
An Indian Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
A Sufi pilgrim drinks tea near a Sufi shrine as pilgrims’ transit through the city on their way to the annual Urs in Ajmer, in New Delhi. — AFP Photo
A Sufi pilgrim drinks tea near a Sufi shrine as pilgrims’ transit through the city on their way to the annual Urs in Ajmer, in New Delhi. — AFP Photo
Flower petals are thrown in the air during a procession at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. — AP Photo
Flower petals are thrown in the air during a procession at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. — AP Photo
A family of Indian Muslim Sufis offer prayers for a family member, foreground, who they believe is possessed by evil spirits, at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
A family of Indian Muslim Sufis offer prayers for a family member, foreground, who they believe is possessed by evil spirits, at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
Sufi holy man participates in a procession at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
Sufi holy man participates in a procession at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers beside the Shahjahani gate at the entrance of the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo
Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers beside the Shahjahani gate at the entrance of the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. — AP Photo

Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. — Photos by Agencies