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The Nizamuddin shrine in Delhi

1/2. In the first of two award-winning programmes, first broadcast on BBC World Service, Jameela Siddiqi attends the all-night festival at the cradle of Sufi music, the Nizamuddin shrine in Delhi.

She attends a special performance by the Nizami Qawwal, the shrines resident musicians, and discovers qawwalis both public and secret. She talks to pilgrims and describes the mystical experience of visiting the shrine.

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Christmas Eve 2000 23:15

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