Jashn e Khusrau, A Festival of Poetry and Music as Part of Delhi Urban Renewal Rrogramme

The Jashn e Khusrau, which celebrates the Sufiana kalaam (mystical poetry of Islam) of Amir Khusrau (1253-1325), rendered in the khanqah of his beloved pir, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya (1238-1325), and which has been kept alive for over 700 years by khanqahi qawwali at sama-e-mehfil (Sufi music communion) of the Chistiya silsilah, will run from 4-14 March 2010.

Amir Khusrau (1253 – 1325) was a medieval poet, musician, courtier and historian par excellence. A disciple of Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya, Khusrau was a devout follower of the Chishtiya order while being associated with the courts of at least seven kings of Delhi.

via General News: Jashn e Khusrau, A Festival of Poetry and Music as Part of Delhi Urban Renewal Rrogramme.

Festival Calendar, the Booklet and Programme Flier.

Related:http://www.thehindu.com/2010/03/02/stories/2010030257630200.htm

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