LAHORE: Festival of lights, Thousands visit Shah Hussain’s urs

NewsOne reported: “It carried us two house to walk from a village near Faisal Town to the shrine of Hazrat Madhu Lal Hussain”, said Muhammad Din, who was among a group of 10 people who was attending the second day of use festivities on Saturday.

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Several such groups from across the city step in the shrine. A lot of came with drum beaters.

Some held a large green cloth, an offering for the shrine.

Sunday was the last day for families. Monday, the third day of the Urs, is specifically for female fans.

The three-day celebrations known as Mela Chiraghan (the festival of lights) had gone on Saturday. The urs is famous for an alao (large fire).

Muhammad Din said, walking the distance was a traditional means of paying tribute to Madhu Lal Hussain.

“It is tragic that many people who come to the festival are unaware of Madhu Lal Hussain’s services for mankind,” he stated

Many people put up prayers at the shrine.

Jamila Bibi said she came with her family to beg for the fulfillment of their regards.

“I believe all prayers offered at the shrine come true,” she pronounced. She said a great deal more people had seen the shrine this year than last.

The festival also attracted many photographers.

Mustafa Ahmad from Model Town, who acts for an advertising agency, alleged he had seen pictures of the urs last year and decided to get some himself this year.He said, for him, was the alao.

He averred he had brought a bunch of paintings of the offerings made to the fire by the lovers.

He said wanted to someone to explain the concept of the, but there was no one to answer it, NewsOne.

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