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The Sufi Route 2017: Folk, poetry, music festival to be held at Qutub Minar; headlined by AR Rahman

To be held at the Qutub Minar in Delhi on 18 November, The Sufi Route pays homage to the ancient roots of Sufi, folk and poetry. Bringing an authentic version of the genre to the stage are the event’s promoters … Continue reading

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Revealing Flamenco’s Mystical Muslim Roots

From the Fall 2017 issue of Classical Guitar | BY JASON WEBSTER In his groundbreaking book The Sufis (1964), Sufism authority Idries Shah mentions several Western cultural phenomena which were influenced or inspired by that mystical current of Islam. They include … Continue reading

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Maryam Qadri launches Kickstarter Campaign for a Spiritual Translation Project!

A project from Maryam Qadri – one of our friends and subscribers! Now Seeking Community Support via Kickstarter, The Project will Translate a Work on Sufism by the Renowned French Woman Mystic, Murshida Lucy Goodenough!Renowned author, publisher, blogger and poetess, … Continue reading

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Music has no boundaries, says Pakistani Sufi singer

Meenakshi Sinha, TNN Oct 3, 2013, 08.46PM IST NEW DELHI: Sanam Marvi, 27, is a popular Pakistani folk and Sufi singer who sings in Punjabi and Sindhi. Born in Hyderabad in a Muslim Sindhi family, she learnt her music from her … Continue reading

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Tribute to Sufi music: A night to remember – The Express Tribune

By Mavra Bari Published: May 13, 2012 Sufi poetry interpreted through a combination of violin and tabla. PHOTO: AFP ISLAMABAD: Famous violin virtuoso Ustad Raees Khan, accompanied by tabla nawaz Ejaz Hussain, mesmerised audience at Nescom on Friday by making … Continue reading

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