Ritual Prayer (Salat, Namaz)

Call to prayer (Sunni) in Andalusi style

Call to prayer (Shi`i) from Iran

Takbir with Turkish inflection (Kani Karaca)


Qur'an Recitation

The Sounds of Islam

Pilgrimage to Mecca

Malcolm X on Hajj featuring interviews with Saudi royals

El Hajj (short impressionistic views of Hajj)

Other Pilgrimage Sites

Flash Presentation: Al Askariyah Shrine Tragedy, Samarah, Iraq

The shrines at Jannat al-Baqi` (Medina) before and after the 1925 demolition by the Saudis

Persian lament at Jannat al-Baqi` by Hajj Aminifar


Tombs of the Prophets (Prof. Brannon Wheeler)

Devotional performance: the Burda (Cloak) poem of al-Busiri

Qaseeda Burda Shareef (5 Languages)  (PTV, 5 min.)

Qaseeda Burda Documentary  (Zaytuna Institute, 27 min.)

Qasida Burda (Hamza Mahmood, 4 min.)

Shi`i lamentation ritual

Muharram Procession 1427 (New York, February 2006); see also Newsday report on violent Sunni protest

Multiple Shi`i performance genres (www.zainab.org)

Mzuri Bibi Fatima [a.s.] by Madrasatul Mujahideen - Mtongwe, Mombasa [Swahili]


Sufi Pilgrimage, Sama` (listening to music) and Dhikr (Zikr, recitation)

Basant (Y media, Ektara India, 12 min 54 sec), Sufi festival of Spring in India. An annual festival held at the shrine of the 12th century Sufi saint Nizamuddin Aulia and his disciple Amir Khusrau
ABIDA PARVEEN- Sufi Music Series (Epicflow Films, 2 min 41 sec), Punjabi poem by Bullhi Shah

Whirling Dervishes of Istanbul (Christopher Racette, 15 min 28 sec)

Films on Sufism at UNC Media Resource Center

Pilgrimage to shrine of Ahmadou Bamba (Tuba, Senegal)

Sufi Music Recordings

Sufi Music from Sind and Punjab

Radio Darvish (Persian music online)

Kereshmeh Records (Persian)

Sufi Music (National Geographic)

World Spirit Music









CARL W. ERNST
AUDIO/VIDEO RESOURCES
ON ISLAMIC RITUAL AND PRACTICE:
PRAYER, PILGRIMAGE, POETRY, AND MUSIC 

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