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The Qawwali Photo Project – An Untold Story: Candid shots of Delhi’s mystic muses

Conceptualised in 2011 by Manjari Chaturvedi, founder of Sufi Kathak Foundation, Saket, this project features photographs by Dinesh Khanna, Mustafa Quraishi, and Leena Kejriwal.

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12th Rabi ul Awwal Mawlid (Milad) Hazrat Mohammad Mustafa Rasul Allah (saw), Medina 11AH/632CE: The prophetic character – The Times of India

The twelfth of Rabi ulAwwal, the third month of the Hijrah, Islamic calendar is both the day Prophet Muhammad came into this world and left for the Hereafter. On the same date he arrived in Madinah, the hijrah, migration happened from Makkah marking the beginning of the Hijrah calendar. This month invites reflection on the Prophetic personality. Continue reading

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Urs of Hazrat Ali Hajveri (RA) begins – Daily Times

Staff Report (Originally posted in 2017) LAHORE: The 974th three-day annual urs of Syed Hasan Ali bin Usman bin Ali Al-Jalabi Al- Hajveri, also known as Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA), started with full religious zeal and traditional fervour in the … Continue reading

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1 Muharram 1442 – Kul Am Wa Antum Bikhayr – Hijri New Year

May this year, and every year greet you in good health. May Allah (swt) shower blessings on you and your families, Insha’Allah!

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The keeper of Afghanistan’s poetic past

Behind the walls of Kabul Public Library, an 81-year-old poet kept the tradition and spirit of Afghan Sufi poetry alive. By Lynzy Billing6 Jun 2021 On a crisp March morning in 2020, gridlocked cars honk noisily at a roundabout opposite a … Continue reading

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