Qawwali- a sign of Sufism
Qawalli at Ajmer Sharif Dargah, religious expressionism, a group performance, Sufi origin, “shehen-shah-e-qawwali”, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Waris Brothers, Rizwan Muazzam, Faiz Ali Faiz and Waheed and Naveed Chistis

Pakistan has more types of music than most other countries. One genre originated in the 13th century as a form of religious expressionism. The person credited with the creation of Qawwali is Ameer Khusru. Qawwali, as it is known today, consists of a group performance. It was originally performed at Sufi shrines in South Asia. It gained popularity in 20th century.

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