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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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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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