Khayaal: teaching to heal mind and spirit

Early this summer, we supported the launch of a new, transformative project in Lahore, Pakistan. “Healing Khayaal” follows the preeminent family of an ancient Islamic traditional musical practice as they engage with a cohort of apprentices to continue their practice and explore how traditional music and teaching methods can heal…...

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Healing Khayaal: the music of Ustadh Naseer-ud-din Saami

We are over the moon excited about our next project, which just launched in Lahore, Pakistan. Healing Khayaal centers around the work of Pakistani vocalist and spiritual teacher Ustadh Naseer-ud-din Saami, the living master of khayaal, who traces his lineage back to the foundation of the now-rare 49-note scale in…...

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We started a nonprofit: 2022 in review

That’s a wrap! 2022. What a year here at the Center for Cultural Vibrancy! 2022 was CCV’s first FULL year in existence. We’ve been busy defining who we are now while simultaneously creating the framework for our future. Amidst the paperwork and lengthy conversations about decision making, we had the…...

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