Devotees praying at Hazratbal shrine, Srinagar


Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, May 5: Kashmiri Muslims pray as the head priest displays a relic of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine following Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of the prophet to heaven, in Srinagar,  Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims gathered at the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of the prophet.

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