Beautiful rendition of the classic sufi ghazal by Shaykh Ahmad-e-Jam (ra) of Iran containg the celebrated verse that was the outward cause of the most famous episode of mystical ecstacy in the history of Chishti sufism, when during a sama session lasting three days in Delhi in 1235CE, Hazrat Qutubuddin Bakhtiar Kaki (ra) surrendered his soul to the Beloved. The verse is:

kushtagan-i khanjar-i taslimra

har zaman as ghayb jan-i digar ast

Those slain by submission’s dagger

Each moment find new life from beyond.

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