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Devotion Sees No Caste, Faith: Yogi At Samadhi of Muslim Devotee of Krishna | Agra News

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Agra: Amid Kanpur violence over anti-prophet statements by two senior BJP leaders and widespread furor across the world, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the shrine of Agra on Tuesday. ‘a Muslim devotee of Lord Krishna Syed Ibrahim Khan – known by his pseudonym Raskhan — in Mathura.
During his visit, Yogi says, “Bhakti jati-pati nahi dekhti” (there is no caste or religion in devotion). After offering samadhi flowers, the CM ordered relevant officials to organize weekly samadhi cultural programs to attract more visitors.
In the samadhi visitors’ diary of Raskhan, an Indian Sufi poet, Yogi praised the initiative of Braj Vikas Parishad to renovate and beautify the samadhis of the Muslim devotees of Lord Krishna – Raskhan and Taj Bibi (Emperor’s Wife Mughal Akbar).
Raskhan is a widely recognized poet, having dedicated most of his creations to Lord Krishna. In his early years he became a disciple of Lord Krishna, learned bhakti yoga and started living in Vrindavan where he spent the rest of his life. He accepted Lord Krishna as supreme god and became a Vaishnava.
During his two-day visit to Mathura and Vrindavan, the CM offered prayers at Banke Bihari Temple in Vrindavan and Krishna Janmasthan Temple in Mathura. He also ordered officials to work for the empowerment of women from widow ashrams by connecting them to various government programs.