Post Tagged with: "sufi"

by / on October 13, 2012 at 5:11 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Happy Birthday King of Qawwali

He made the world a happier place with his music. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan left for eternal abode 15 years ago but his voice still mesmerizes music connoisseurs across the globe. Rising from the House of Shah to Dead Man Walking and Kitne Soona the great Khan belted it all with his indisputable mastery. We would like to pay respect […]

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by / on September 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm / in featured, POETRY

Happy Birthday Rumi!

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by / on July 4, 2012 at 2:09 pm / in featured, MUSIC

The King of Folk

By – Saad Khan It’s been 12 years that the great folk legend left us. Allan Fakir was born in 1932 in the ancient village of Aamari in Jamshoro District, Sindh. He belonged to the Mangrasi tribe who are believed to bring happiness and are welcomed on festive occasions for their gift of melody. According to the traditions of this caste, Allan Fakir’s father used to […]

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by / on June 28, 2012 at 3:33 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Coke Studio season 5

By – Saad Khan Coke Studio season 5 is back with a bang! Merging traditional Sindhi Sufi poetry with funk music it has been able to successfully create this new genre popular amongst the masses – Sufi Funk. My favorite song until now is ‘Pere Pavandi Saan’ sung by Tahir Mithu which means ‘I will get on my feet’ in […]

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