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The musical, ecstatic devotion of 'Sufi queen' Abida Parveen

An interview with Abida Parveen, one of the most famous singers you’ve probably never heard of, is almost like a sermon. The 65-year-old’s voice fills the room, her gestures embrace her questioners. Read more – https://www.smh.com.au/culture/music/the-musical-ecstatic-devotion-of-sufi-queen-abida-parveen-20200218-p541ui.html

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In pictures: The Sufi ‘Nuba’ ceremony in Sudan

Rituals of Sufi orders worldwide are shaped by the environment in which they emerged. In Sudan, the Hamed el Nil is one of the most famous and well-attended rituals with people gathering from around the world to join this weekly … Continue reading

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A Sufi state of mind

Artistes unite in celebration of Sufi thought and poetry across regions and religions at a three-day festival Source: A Sufi state of mind

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The music of the soul

If words come out of the heart they enter the heart. If they come out from the tongue, they do not pass beyond the ears” goes a Sufi saying and Sufi music seeking to discover truth by deepening one’s relationship … Continue reading

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Manuscripts of Sufi sheikh presented at Museum of Oriental Art

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