Saturday, 15 September 2012

International Sufi Festival, Ajmer

"Travel brings power and love back into your life." 
 Rumi Jalalud-Din -
Interested in Sufism and all things Sufi? Most travelers to India are less aware of the rich Sufi Tradition here, but both Hindu and Muslims revere the Sufi saints equally in India and visitors of all faiths are welcome at the shrine of a Sufi saint.
A festival not to be missed and within easy driving distance from Delhi, is the annual Sufi Festival in the Rajasthan city of Ajmer. You can easily add this festival to a tour of Rajasthan that includes Jaipur, Pushkar and Agra, talk to our helpful staff to arrange a personalised itinerary that includes this unique opportunity.

Beginning on the 4th October, 2012 at 4 pm till the 11th October evening, , Ajmer will be hosting the International Sufi Festival, with the aim of capturing positive messages about peace and love that have been around for centuries and recognized in the east and west. These messages are often conveyed through arts and culture. It is a tribute to Hazrath Khwaja Moinuddin Chisty. The main attractions of this concert are authentic quawwalis, Sufiana Kalaam, Naat Sheriff, Raqs-e-rumi, Naghme-e- khurso.
It will highlight the importance of treating all with fairness and respect and envisages bringing to all, more understanding of each others divergence and promote the concept of Universal Brotherhood.

The festival features a bazaar, food samples, art, craft, film, music and poetry encompassing both the traditional and modern around the Sufi theme. Sufi arts, culture and heritage are at the heart of the festival.
It promises to be an entertaining and enchanting week. It will be including workshops for the community. The festival itself will showcase performers, artists, crafts, fashion, poetry from the local area, India and abroad, encompassing both the traditional and modern around the Sufi theme.
If you want to witness this prestigious event, contact us for a full itinerary.

Image credit, New York Times, Rajasthan Tourism Buzz

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