• Islam Enters America

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    The United States must reimagine the relationship with the Islamic world. The new relationship should be based on respect for Islam, for Muslims and for their countries. The United States should highlight the freedom of religion that Muslims enjoy in the United States. American Muslims will testify to the fact that the name of Allah is being called aloud, with no restrictions, from mosques built all across the United States. Show less
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    • Ode to Rocks - Duration: 2 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 85 views
      This rendering is derived from a famous poem of Ahmed Nadim Qasmi (1916-2006), called pathar.
    • Aleppo - City of Lovers - Duration: 83 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 83 views
      This poem is inspired by a poem by Ahmed Faraz (1931-2008).
    • As always, I just delay it - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 90 views
      I translated in English a famous poem of Munir Niazi (1928-2006), a poet from Lahore, sensitive and mysterious.
    • Islam Enters America - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 159 views
      The United States must reimagine the relationship with the Islamic world. The new relationship should be based on respect for Islam, for Muslims and for their countries. The United States should hi...
    • Prayer for the Slain at Charleston - Duration: 110 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 48 views
      This is a prayer for the slain at Charleston, set on digital instruments.
    • Poem on Alto Sax - Duration: 62 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 124 views
      This is a poem I wrote in 1975 in Lahore. It is set to Alto Sax.
    • Poem on Banjo - Duration: 69 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 46 views
      This is one of my urdu poems written in 1975, which I have set on banjo.
    • How can I tell who I am - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 102 views
      This kafi (poem) by Bulleh Shah (1680-1757) challenges the existential roots of human being, questioning social and metaphysical categories, classifications, identities, societies, and denomination...
    • Keep Going Farida - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 75 views
      This is a Kafi (poem) written by Farid Shakarganj (1173-1266). Most verses of this kafi are included in Granth Sahib, the Sikhs divine book. I translated this from punjabi to english. The translati...
    • Your love spins me round and round - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 44 views
      Listen to the kafi (poem) that I have translated in English from Punjabi The kafi is authored by Bulleh Shah (1680-1757).
    • The nectar of my love vi toon - Duration: 7 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 169 views
      This is my translation of kafi (poem) of Khawaja Ghulam Farid, a 19th century Sufi poet of Punjab. The background voice is that of Pathanay Khan who sang this kafi.(vi toon means you).
    • Heer Ranjha - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 502 views
      HeerRanjha is a 15th century story of universal love that takes place on the banks of river Chenab located in Pakistan.
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