Monthly Archives: October 2009

In Afghanistan: AQ&A with Journalist/Author David Loyn

-A Lecture by David Loyn, BBC The Castle, 225 Bay State Road, Boston MA- Afghanistan has been a strategic prize for foreign empires for more than 200 years. The British, Russians, and Americans have all fought across its beautiful and inhospitable terrain, in conflicts variously ruthless, misguided and bloody. This violent history is the subject […]

Sufi Music: A Qawali Music Event

-A performance by Ahmad Sham- Sufi music has been practiced in several parts of Afghanistan mostly by Persian speaker Sufi circles to reinforce their connectivity to the original source of love and perfection, Almighty God. This music is very popular in India but it is practiced in all religious traditions all around the glob. In […]