samaʿ

[suh-mah]
noun Islam.
  1. the Sufi practice of gathering to listen to religious poetry that is sung, often accompanied by ecstatic dance or other ritual.

Origin of samaʿ

From the Arabic word samāʿ literally, hearing
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