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Transcendence: A Sufi Music Festival

Join us for a virtual Sufi music festival featuring world-renowned performers from Morocco, France, Iran, and India. Through dance, recitation, poetry, and prayer, Sufis have long engaged within the spiritual practices of sama (“listening”) and dhikr (“remembrance”) to gain transcendence … Continue reading

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The Uighurs and China’s Long History of Trouble with Islam

Islam was of little concern to China’s rulers when the religion arrived in the seventh century. Then problems began to arise. In late 2018, I spent several days at the Forbidden City, the gargantuan palace in the middle of Beijing … Continue reading

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Sufism in Pak in contested space

Ranjit Powar Nadeem Farooq Paracha might have well picked another name for his tongue-in-cheek narrative, Soul Rivals: State, Militant and Pop Sufism in Pakistan. The Church and the State have always Source: Sufism in Pak in contested space

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This time Jahan-e-Khusrau will have a taste of Punjabi sufi

The 15th edition of three-day Annual World Sufi Music Festival Jahan-e-Khusrau from March 6 to 8 is here to mesmerise the audience with soulful music Source: This time Jahan-e-Khusrau will have a taste of Punjabi sufi

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Announcing the Launch of a New Book on Sufism – Sufi Experience of God : A Seeker’s Guide

ALDIE, Va., Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Authored by Faqir Dr. Ahmad Javid Sarwari Qaderi, Sufi Experience of God seeks to open a spiritual and intellectual space in the reader’s mind for spreading light and for fostering mutual understanding. Amongst … Continue reading

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