IN THE MOOD FOR BEAUTY? A mahfil Sufi gathering in Karachi

In the second of two programmes from this Sony Award-winning series, first broadcast on BBC World Service, Jameela Siddiqi visits a mahfil, a late-night Sufi gathering in a private home in Karachi.

She hears multi-lingual qawwali and learns about the affect the music can have on the listener. As well as learning about the controversial relationship between music and Islam.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p005xm4c

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