Peace, one and all…
As is perhaps widely known, in the Islamic tradition God is said to possess 99 Names (or Attributes). It has long been a practice to recite these names as a kind of litany. Here is one such beautiful rendition, from Egypt.
And here is one of the most beautiful qawwals you will ever be blessed to hear (may God have mercy on you).
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: Allah Hoo
And here is another beautiful song in praise of God.
Shaam: Il Habib Araftu
Follow these links for more on the Divine Names:
- The Quran on the Divine Names
- The Most Beautiful Names of God (includes further links to each Divine Name cited)
- Mevlana on the Divine Names