Sayyidi Younus AlGohar explains the difference between a Qawwali and a Sama. Main points: ⁃ A Qawwali is technically a Sama as it is sung with melody, but it originated from the Chishti Sufi Order which traces its roots to Ali. They would sing the saying of Ali and call it Qoul-e-Ali which evolved into Qawwali. A schema was made for Qawwalis stating that there should be a harmonium, a tabla and a chorus too. ⁃ In the past, it was only with the Spiritual Mediator's permission that people were allowed to become Qawwalists. Their hearts and Lower Selves had...
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