Spirituality

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) ; The Legendary Who Ignited a Community

Sufism

The history of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) begun from his father Sheikh Usman who was one among the family series of Prophet Muhammed’s first disciple, Aboobacker Siddeeq (R). He was one of the chief Sultan in the Hamadan province of Iraq. However, Sheikh Usman, a very devout and reluctant to the material world, abandoned his kingship and traveled around …

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Inclusive Sufi ethic is taking a battering worldwide, but it has displayed a robust will to survive

By Sonia Sarkar “False claimants of the peaceful Sufi ideology are emerging. They have become overtly ritualistic pirs (priests), dynastic gaddi nasheens (custodians of the shrines) and self-serving and rapacious mujawirins (shrine keepers),” says Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, classical Islamic Scholar and researcher in Media & Communication Studies at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia. Clearly, some sections of Sufis have forgotten these …

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CM praises Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Says Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Leh would give boost to tourism   Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. Addressing a large gathering, the Chief Minister highlighted the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as the …

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Psychology of Sufism and the mind mastery of the Sufi

Sufism

By hu Independent research Fellow Markaz Garden poonoor, calicut Spirituality is often viewed in terms of an individual’s personal experience of seeking the sacred in life and striving to connect with god (Thoreson &Harris, 2004) this connection may be in the form of divine peace, ultimate offerings to God and fulfilling the obligations towards other social beings. Sufism is a …

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نظرية الإنسان الكامل في خيال الأصفياء

  بقلم أنور بن حنيفة نظرية الأنسان الكامل لها أهمية عظيمة في تصوف الإسلام .فالأمر الذي أريد بهذه النظرية, في لبه, هو الإنسان الذي تم في جميع الأوصاف . رغم أن الشيخ الأكبر محي الدين بن عرب (1165-1240) قد علم بمؤسس هذه النظرية, أسس قبلها حسين بن منصور الخلاج الفكرة التي اشتملت على هذه النظرية. وبعدما قام محي الدين بن …

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Taqwa: Reflections on Its Spiritual and Material Connotations

taqwa

By Mohammad Ali, WordForPeace.com Taqwa is an essential Islamic concept which translates into God-consciousness. It implies that man wards off all evils and guards himself against the baser instincts and mundane whims. Man is held accountable in both walks of life—spiritual and material. However, there is an imbalance in the common understanding of spiritual and material scheme of things. Generally, …

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Mystic Mantra: Sufism connotes syncretism

Ajmer Sharif (Dedicated to Khwaja Gharib Nawaz Moinuddin Chishti)

By Ghulam Rasool Dhehlvi The Urs tradition in Ajmer Sharif began in 1236 when Gharib Nawaz, after praying in seclusion for six continuous days, met his Lord.  The Dargah – Ajmer Sharif (Dedicated to Khwaja Gharib Nawaz Moinuddin Chishti) Ajmer Sharif is the prime Sufi shrine in India with its anniversary (Urs) being one of the largest spiritual congregations in …

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Thareeqath; a journey of spiritual stratification

Unais Mustafa Madeenathunnor collage Islam is a divined religion. It is necessary for slaves to do what the lord said the lord almighty Allah ordered his slaves to do the obligatory and to avoid the forbidden   we are his slaves so we want to0 do as his orders this is way to triumph on the end. The main reason Allah …

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