Birth Of Prophet Mohammed Is Marked In Kashmir

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A mother holds a girl as they look towards a cleric displaying the... News PhotoAnniversary,Antiquities,Beard,Child,Cleric,Following,Girls,Horizontal,India,Jammu and Kashmir,Mother,Muhammad,New Life,Religion,Showing,Shrine,Spirituality,Srinagar,SummerPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Yawar NazirSRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - FEBRUARY 01: A mother holds a girl as they look towards a cleric displaying the holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammed at Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e-Milad , or the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad on February 01, 2013 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. Thousands of Muslims from all over Kashmir visit the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar to pay obeisance on the Friday following Eid-e-Milad , or the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed. The shrine is highly revered by Kashmiri Muslims as it is believed to house a holy relic of the Prophet Mohammed. The relic is displayed to the devotees on important Islamic days such as the Eid- Milad when Muslims worldwide celebrate. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)