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Qawwali

Qawwali is a form of Sufi music from South Asia that emerged during the period of the Delhi Sultanate (13th–16th centuries) and continues to be performed in North India and Pakistan at the shrines of Sufi saints, particularly of the Chishti lineage. It is recognized as one of the genres ...

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