Another news story of Abida Parveen presentation on spirituality at AKU

KARACHI, Feb 14 (APP)- Famous artist Abida Parveen combined recitation of poetry and song rendition with detailed explanation of sufi concepts to deliver one of her rare lectures, leading to a standing ovation by an enthralled audience.

She was addressing a packed auditorium on the topic of “Spiritualism” under Aga Khan University’s Special Lecture Series.
Abida presented poetry and anecdotes to explain sufi traditions in the light of her own experiences.

She shared in detail her understanding of the sufi

poetry  which she usually sings, and revealed to the audience   spiritual ecstasy which is the driving force behind her spirited performances.
She explained to the audience that spirituality lies within a person who only needs to delve deeper into himself to find his connection to God.

Abida recited from stalwarts of the sufi tradition like Rumi, Amir Khusro, Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Bhagat Kabir and anecdotes from Islamic history.

A question and answer session followed the lecture.

AKU’s special lecture series programme is a part of its policy of encouraging broad-based education.

Eminent personalities were invited to share, reflect and engage in meaningful dialogue.

Associated Press of Pakistan

Author: ismailimail

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