Ali Asani – From Qawwali to Sufi Rock: Contemporary Expressions of Muslim Devotional Literature

Ali Asani – From Qawwali to Sufi Rock: Contemporary Expressi...

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Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic religion and cultures at Harvard University describes the modern Sufi rock phenomenon epitomized by Salman Ahmad and his band Junoon. Asani outlines Ahmad’s personal musical, religious, and political journey and attempted to place Sufi rock in the broader tradition of Muslim devotional literature. A native of Kenya, Asani... <a class="read-more" href="http://hindiurduflagship.org/ali-asani-from-qaww...Read More
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