Amir Khusrau

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Raziuddin Aquil
Introduction This article aims to explore the connections between the emergence of Delhi as a major Sufi centre and sanctuary of Islam and its becoming the seat of political power.[1] If Ajmer was the Mecca of Islam in Hindustan, Delhi emerged in the 13th and 14th centuries as its Medina. Three out…
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This article by Joep Bor is about the history of Sarangi in India.
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 डा० मल्लिका बनर्जी: दीदी, सबसे पहले आज हम पूछेंगे कि दिल्ली घराने की उत्पत्ति कहाँ से हुई?   डा० कृष्णा बिष्ट: दिल्ली घराने की शुरुआत दो संगीतज्ञ भाई जो कि दिल्ली में रहते थे, हसन सावंत और बूला कलावंत द्वारा हुई। हसन सावंत सूफ़ी तबियत, धार्मिक प्रवृति के आदमी थे। इसलिए उन्होंने सूफ़ियों का संग किया…
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The article gives a brief introduction to the patrons of Indian classical music during 13th century, focusing on Raja Man Singh Tomar (1486—1516) and his work Manakutuhala. 
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The article focuses on the life and works of Amir Khusrav, focusing on his literary and musical compositions.
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Sohail Hashmi
An interview with Sohail Hashmi on the history of Sufi settlements in Delhi, describing how people were drawn to Sufism because it was inclusive, adopted the language of the people, and laid stress on serving fellow beings rather than on ritual. Sufis were venerated for having superhuman abilities…
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Kuldeep Patowary and Shounak Ghosh
The evolution of Sufi networks in the emerging metropolis of the Islamic East (Delhi) from the 13th century onwards is traced through articles and interviews, looking particularly at interactions with the political establishment and society, so as to unravel the multiple roles played by the Sufis.
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