Etymology and evolution of #Qavvaali

The core of Sufi is, experiential, for, in the words of the great Sufi teacher al Ghazzali, ‘what is most essential to Sufism cannot be learned, but can only be reached by immediate experience and ecstasy and inward transformation’ (quoted in Nicholson 1962). Mystical love, to become the dynamic force of both maqam (situations) and …

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