The Mainstay: A Commentary on Qasida Al-Burda


Ever since its composition in the seventh Islamic century, by the poet, scholar and spiritual master Muhammad b. Saʿīd al-Buṣīrī, al-Kawākib al-durriyya fī madḥ Khayr al-Bariyya (‘The Celestial Lights in Praise of the Best of Creation’), more commonly known as the Burda, has been a mainstay of the Muslim choral tradition from East to West….

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