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World’s biggest Sufi festival

Posted By Sunny On 4th October, 2007 @ 2:54 pm In Current affairs | 6 Comments

A picture from [1] Sehwan Sharif, on the Guardian website, the world’s biggest Sufi festival, held in Pakistan.
Thanks [2] to Zak.

6 Comments To "World’s biggest Sufi festival"

#1 Comment By Riz On 4th October, 2007 @ 4:51 pm

If you want to see a cool Sufi video by The Good, The Bad, and The Queen:

[3] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKvCEUJfQA4


#2 Comment By PFM On 4th October, 2007 @ 5:31 pm

Has about as much to do with Islam as my dads VW.

Those people are like the guy who is heading to London but takes the M1 North instead of M1 South when setting off from Leeds and then asks why are being people so freindly as oppose to unfreindly in London!

This is not the stuff people like Ghazali promoted. This is just a chance for some greasy haired lovers to have a grind.

#3 Comment By Sunny On 4th October, 2007 @ 8:05 pm

This is just a chance for some greasy haired lovers to have a grind.

Stop crying PFM, I know you’re jealous.

#4 Comment By PFM On 4th October, 2007 @ 10:01 pm

Haha Sunny, listen I do not want to expose your secrets on here! Fantastic website by the way and I see playing the devils advocate has its advantages ;)

Your well on your way to the world domination you once told me about!

#5 Comment By Ismaeel On 4th October, 2007 @ 10:31 pm

I doubt it is the largest. I reckong the Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Muinideen Chisthi(RA) in Rajastan is probably bigger. Their used to be huge gatherings in Baghdad at the grave of Shaykh Abd al Qadir Jilani (RA) but i suspect they are probably less well attended these days.

#6 Comment By Bal Singh On 4th October, 2007 @ 10:49 pm

Might be an opportunity for some western bands to go over and sample some rhythms for up and coming albums.

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URLs in this post:
[1] Sehwan Sharif: http://www.guardian.co.uk/slideshow/page/0,,2176124,00.html
[2] to Zak: http://zaksez.blogspot.com/
[3] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKvCEUJfQA4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKvCEUJfQA4