Sufi singer singing Amir Khusro's - 'Chhaap Tilak Sab Chheeni' at Nizamuddin Dargah, Delhi

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Young singers performing Amir Khusro's - 'Chhaap Tilak Sab Chheeni' at Nizamuddin Dargah, Delhi

Chhaap Tilak Sab Chheeni is a Qawwali song composed by Amir Khusro, a 14th-century Indian mystic. It is written in popular country tongue, Braj Bhasha. This single is very popular in Qawwali concerts. The song's poetry as well as music are highly appreciated by the Qawwali listeners of the Indian subcontinent. Due to the immense popularity of this song it forms an integral part of any Sufi concert in Indian Subcontinent.

Nizamuddin Dargah is the dargah (mausoleum) of one of the world's most famous Sufi saints, Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 - 1325 CE). Situated in the Nizamuddin West area of Delhi, the dargah is visited by thousands of Muslims every week, and sees a fair share of Hindus, Christians and people from other religions. The tombs of poet Amir Khusro and Mughal princess Jehan Ara Begum are also located within the Nizamuddin Dargah complex, and Inayat Khan's tomb is just around the corner.

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