World Sacred Spirit Festival

JODHPUR 2018






Qawwali Party of Jodhpur: Shaukat Andaz, Bundu Khan Qawwali Group
Rajasthan

Shaukat Andaz, Bundu Khan Qawwali Group are renowned Qawwals of Jodhpur and present a full concert of durbari qawwali (devotional ‘kalam’). ‘Qawwali’ is the process of singing ‘qoul’ (sayings of the Holy Prophet). Amir Khusro, the legendary musician and Sufi poet is considered the father of qawwali and popularized it through the mehfil-e-sema (listening) whose purpose was remembrance of the spiritual and the Divine (zikr).