One National Seminar on “Analytical Study of Shaikh-ul Aalam’s Poems” at Kashmir University
One Day National Seminar on “Analytical Study of Shaikh-ul Aalam’s Poems” organised by Markaz-i Noor, Centre for Shaikh-ul Aalam Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar was held on 15-10-2020 both only and offline mode at the Seminar Hall of the Centre for Shaikh-ul Aalam Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar.
While presiding over the inaugural session of the seminar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Prof. Talat Ahmad who was chief guest on the occasion said that there is a paramount scope for propagating and adhering to the legacy of Shaikh-ul Aalam (R.A.) in the prevailing chaotic global and regional scenario. Prof. Talat stressed upon the need for revisiting the iconic role of Shaikh –ul Aalam (RA) in cultural transformation of Kashmir at an important juncture of its history.
Speaking on the occasion Registrar University of Kashmir, Dr.Nisar Ahmad who was guest of honour on the occasion said that the legacy of Shaikh –ul Aalam (RA) is indispensable to the Kashmir heritage and culture and efforts need to be made to incorporate his teachings in the curriculum so that our younger generation is also connected to this glorious, spiritual and cultural heritage.
Prof. Shad Ramzan unrevealed the role of Shaikh-ul-Aalam (RA) in view of Reshi-Sufi traditions in Kashmir and unravelled the reality that a serious disconnect is observed in the present generation towards the spiritual realities.
Prof. Baher Bashir highlighted the role of Shaikh-ul Aalam (RA) in promoting harmony and brotherhood in Kashmir and in his special address referred to the need for understanding of Shaikh-ul-Aalam’s poems to make it accessible to young generation.
Dr. Sameer Siddiqui enlightened promotion and evolution of mystic ideas in subcontinent and distinctive position of Shaikh-ul-Aalam(RA).
Earlier chairman Markaz-i-Noor, Prof. G.N Khaki in his introductory cum welcome address highlighted the importance of organising such academic events and welcomed the worthy participants, academics and scholars.
The seminar was attended by a galaxy of scholars, writers, poets, administrators, educationists and renowned personalities.
The 1sttechnical session of the seminar was chaired by Prof. Majrooh Rashid and 2nd technical session was chaired by Prof. Farooq Fayaz, wherein total fifteen (15) research papers were presented in the seminar hall of CSAS, University of Kashmir. Almost 400 participants joined the event on online mode.