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Parrot - Raag Bhairon & Raag Bhairawin
By:*Dr. Shabbir, Florida
Date: Friday, 20 April 2012, 3:29 pm
In Response To: Re: Parrot recites the Quran (Mubashir, Canada)

What we need is "Muqabla e Husne Ma'ani (Comprehension competition) !!
-Mubashir
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Certainly, a great thought from my Mu'min brother!

Singing the Qur'an in the name of Qir'at competitions has been going on for centuries, mostly sponsored by "Royal Darbars" and "Awliya Darbars" (Royal courts and Sufi 'kingship' gangs).

Many of my Sisters & Brothers might know that there are two different Tunes or Melodies (Raags) assigned to the recitation or Qir'at of the Qur'an.

The reciters (Qaaris) must universally stick to either Raag Bhairon or Raag Bhairawin. Both Raags were plagiarized from Hindu Yogis by "Hazrat Khwaja" Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri Noor-e-Khuda Ghareeb Nawaz" (1142-1236 CE) and his few disciples. The Sufi had come to India with the invading armies of the Afghan Sultans.

Qir'at in RAAG BHAIRON became popular in India, Iraq and the Arabian peninsula while Raag Bhairawin got hold of Egypt and Syria.

To this day, the two RAAGS are inviolable, as if copyrighted, and you see the audiences entranced, enchanted and even enthralled on listening to the Qir'at, without understanding a word of the Qur'an.

:-)

Dictated, not read

Messages In This Thread

Parrot recites the Quran
K.I. Bajwa, NJ -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 10:32 am
Parrot recites the Quran
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 10:34 am
Re: Parrot recites the Quran
Helen, UK -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 10:47 am
Parrot - Smile :-)
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 1:53 pm
Re: Parrot - Smile :-)
Helen, UK -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 3:38 pm
Re: Parrot recites the Quran
jawaid ahmed,uk -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 11:15 am
Re: Parrot recites the Quran
Mubashir, Canada -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 2:55 pm
Parrot - Raag Bhairon & Raag Bhairawin
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 3:29 pm
Re: Parrot recites the Quran
Muhammad Rafi Karachi -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 4:43 pm