Akiro Matsumoto 松本耿郎 on Ma Dexin 馬德新

A post shared by Kristian Petersen (@babakristian) on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT A post shared by Kristian Petersen (@babakristian) on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT I am grateful to have a copy of Akiro Matsumoto’s 松本耿郎 new book of essays on the writings of Ma Dexin 馬德新 (1794–1874), Introductory Research of Ma Dexin’s Philosophy  (Ma Dexin zhexue…

Ashiq – The Last Troubadours

William Gourlay (@GourlayWill) wrote up a brief summary of an interesting documentary, Ashiq – The Last Troubadours, on the Sufi musicians of Xinjiang on his blog, The gypsy plays & the kurd dances. Unfortunately, the entire film isn’t available online and is only located in the University of California, Berkeley libraries. However, this beautiful clip above from the film reveals scenes…