Quran recitation competition org by Chishty Foundation Ajmer Sharif as part of 15th International Sufi Rang Festival 2022
Quran recitation competition org by Chishty Foundation Ajmer Sharif as part of 15th International Sufi Rang Festival 2022.
The 15th edition of International Sufi Rang Festival culminated into its 5th day with the ongoing exhibition of sacred Sufi arts and paintings in the Mehfil Khana of Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
On this occasion, school children from Khuddam e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz ra Sufi Community of the Ajmer District turned up at the Sufi Rang Festival in a large number. They felt elated to meet and greet the noted Sufi artists and calligraphers from around 40 states in India. Live workshops and interactive sessions on the Calligraphic Inscriptions, Sacred Arts and Spiritual Ethos were held, as usual, in the Mefil Khana from 2: 30 PM to 5: 00 PM. Common visitors at the Dargah of Ajmer Sharif also frequent the Calligraphy Workshop during the week-long exhibition of the International Sufi Rang Festival.
Significantly, the 5th day of this Sufi Rang Festival included the Qur’an Recital Competition among the children of the Khuddam e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz ra serving at Ajmer dargah Sharif holy shrine's known as Khuddam-e-Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A.). Around 55 children (both boys and girls) participated in this stimulating Qur’an Recital Competition with great fervor. Each participant recited one or two Surah (chapter) from the holy Qur’an with as much precision as possible. At the end of the program, all of them were awarded medals and certificates of participation presented by the Chishty Foundation. However, the winners of this beautiful competition i.e. those who grabbed the first, second and third positions were selected after a great examination and scrutiny. Thus, they were given Chishty Shields of Excellence and Trophies for all winners as well besides the medals and certificates of participation to each participanting children.
The awards Trophy of 1st Prize conferred on upon Syed kaazim Ali Chishty (s/o Syed Aadil Hussain Chishty), these children by various Khuddam-e-Khwaja Saheb including Vice President Anjuman Syedzadghan Janab Hasan Hashmi sb, Syed Munnawar Chishty sb, Syed Aslam Chishty sb, Syed Zahid Hussain Chishty sb, Syed Fazle Hasan Chishty sb and senior members of Anjuman Syedzadghan Khuddam e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz (ra) Community.
Second Prize Trophy and Award was given to Syeda Sakeena Bibi (d/o Qazi Syed Gulfaam Chishty by Janab Shadab Hussain sb - Assistance Nazim - Dargah Committee Ajmer Sharif along with members of Dargah Committee.
Third Prize Award was given to Syeda Mannat Chishty (d/o Syed Fakar Chishty) by Janab Tajuddin Raja sb - Secretary - Hazret Tajuddin Awliya Dargah Trust - Nagpur and Member Trustees.
Haji Syed Salman Chishty - Gaddi Nashin - Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chairman - Chishty Foundation extended the vote of thanks to all participanting children, thier familes, teachers including Hafiz Syed Fuzail Chishty sb and Moulana Sharafat Hussain Chishty sb, Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Azeem Ashraf , Rehan Nawaz and Chishty Manzil Sufi Khanqah.
-Syed Afzal Ali Shah Maududi.
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