Shaykh Dawud khalifa of Shaykh Mohammad Sadiq khalifa of Shah Nizamuddin (d.1035H) (may Allah have mercy on them) said,
“None of our pious predecessors (mashayikh) indulged in spiritual auditon (sama’ ) accompanied with instrumental music. They did not even tolerate the clapping of hands in it.”
Iqtibas al-Anwar, page 836. An ancient classic hagiography of Sufis of India. Originally in Persian tranlated into Urdu by Capt. Wahid Baksh ra.