Sufi music isn't just about Khwaja Mere Khwaja. Find out more at this annual Sufi concert whose levels of mysticism seem to make for an enigmatic accompaniment to the wintry chill.
Ruhaniyat is back in city for the 6th year in a row, to mesmerise music-lovers. Organised by Banyan Tree Events, the All India Sufi And Mystic Music Festival is being held on 25th December, at the Ravindra Bharathi auditorium.
Musicians from various parts of India, comprising Sufi qawwals, mystic musicians, Kabir panthis and Bauls, will enthrall audiences with their performances, which include:
Bharud & Abhang, by Avdhoot Gandhi from Maharashtra
Baul Songs, by Parvathy Baul from West Bengal
Sufi Kalams, by Kachra Khan & Group from Rajasthan
Tannoura, by Whirling Dervishes from Egypt
Arabic Sufi Songs, by Sheikh Abdel Hamid Alsharif, Mohammed Farghaly & Group from Egypt
Sufi Qawwali, by Haji Timmu-Gulfam & Group from Jaipur
The evening starts at 6:30pm, and entry is by donor passes of Rs. 300 per head & Rs. 200 per head, available at Sangeet Sagar (Paradise Circle & Basheerbagh) and Landmark (Banjara Hills & Somajiguda). Please contact Banyan Tree at 022-3297-2584/093241-43598 for further details.