World Sufi Spirit Music Festival
It is said that Sufism is inspired from Islam and its essence has been taught since very long.
Sufi music reaches every human beyond the boundaries as it is rightly said that music has no boundaries. It can just connect one heart to the other with a beautiful note. Sufi music is a devotional form of music that has been developed by many different singers of the ancient times like, Rumi, Amir Khusro and many more. Sufi music has the calibre to make a person revisit his soul.
To pay a tribute to this amazing music genre, there is a World Sufi Spirit Festival held in two cities of Rajasthan that are, Jodhpur and Nagaur.
With this extravagant Sufi festival even the sand dunes may come alive on the rhythmic chants.
Being one of the most sought-after music festivals of India, it showcases some of the rare talents from the Sufi world which will thoroughly amaze you. Along with this, you find a strong amalgamation of the Sufi culture and the extravaganza of the Rajasthani culture. Artists from all across the globe, like Iran, Egypt, Pakistan and many more come to experience the serendipity of the Sufi Music.
The soulful music and the spiritual festival take you to a completely different level and the type of music that you get to enjoy is from Qawwali to different soulful melodies.
The place becomes a diaspora of the myriad of people and cultures of different countries which is worth an experience.
The Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur and Ahhichatragarh fort in Nagaur completely lights up like a dream and the sight is worth encaging in your heart. The old forts of these places are apt venues of the festival which nicely blends the music and the royalty.
The two venues of the festival taking place are set up in such a way that the first three days of the festival, from 9th to 11th February will take place in Nagaur while the other three days, from 13th to 15th February will take place in Jodhpur.
So being a part of this beautiful International Sufi Spirit Festival, there are numerous other activities that you will have a privilege to attend. It encompasses to various parts like different kinds of concerts and mehfils with some knowledge of sufi lectures for people.
This scintillating festival of Sufi Music surely takes you to a beautiful journey of Music world from where you would not like to return and would want to get lost into the hymns.
Hope you have a great time at this festival!