Allah Hoo – Just Vocals – Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Here, the late great ‘Ustaadh’ Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, where he extols the esteemed name of Allah in the form of a qawwal – best described as a spiritual or sufi song. Allah Hoo (Allah hu) is a traditional Sufi chant (dhikr) consisting of the word for God (Arabic: الله‎, Allāh). According to Sufi tradition, this formula was introduced by Abu Bakr as he initiated the Naqshbandi tradition (Kabbani 2003 p. 87). Other Dhikrs consist of simple Allāhu Allāhu run together 400 or 600 times.

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