Ajmer Urs- Fantastic Sufi faith in India

Located in the heart of Rajasthan , Ajmer is a small town. Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for Muslims as well as Hindus.Ajmer Sharif is a shrine of the sufi saint , Moinuddin Chisti. The entrance gate of the Dargah is known as Buland Darwaza and it was constructed by Sultan Mahmood Khilji of the Malwa Sultanate. Every year in the month of April or May , an Urs is celebrated at Ajmer-e-Sharif. This religious festival is observed to mark the death anniversary of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and the event is held over six days. Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti is known by various names like Khawaja Gharib Nawaz , “Sultan-Ul-Hind” , Khwaja Baba , Khwaja Gharib Nawaz Ajmeri , Khwaja Sahib , Khwaja Ajmeri or Sant Moinuddin Chishty.As a final resting place of this venerated Sufi Saint , muslims from different parts of the country as well as from all over the world come to the Dargah to pay obeisance. People of all religious faiths visit the Dargah and make offerings of rose and jasmine flowers to seek blessings from the Khawaja. Devotees visit the holy Dargah to pay homage during this occasion.The main attraction of the Urs is the Kalanders known as the friends of Garib Nawaz. They come from different parts of the country and walk in the procession to celebrate the sacred festival. They also offer ‘chadars’ at the dargah of the saint. They perform bizarre stunts in the procession. Some of the Kalandars show street magic while others pop out their eyes with pointy knives. This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd. , the largest collection of HD imagery from South Asia. The collection comprises of 150 , 000+ hours of high quality broadcast imagery , mostly shot on HDCAM / SR 1080i High Definition , Alexa , SR , XDCAM and 4K. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format , for use in your production ! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and