and Zikr by Al Madeheen
The room was filled with people who had travelled from across
Sydney to participate in this special gathering and to hear
the spiritual music of Al Madeheen. This renowned group of
Sufi musicians, who formed in Syria twenty years ago, superbly
displayed their unique ability, inspiring all with their performance,
which is really an act of worship and remembrance of God.
The feeling of worship and love was palpable in the room as
people from various spiritual backgrounds were brought together.
The sound of their music spread throughout the building in
the Community Centre and many people on different floors were
so affected that they spilled out from their rooms into the
foyer outside our room. It seemed that all the barriers of
language, background and faith were surpassed in a moment,
as the energy and power of the sublime words, recited by the
vocalists penetrated the hearts and souls of the listeners.
On this evening early in the holy month of Ramadhan, it seemed
that Allah’s (swt) grace had rained down on us and in
that moment we were unified and transported by the joy of