Lataif-e-Ashrafi: Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani’s Sufi discourses

Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Hazrat  Syed Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani (1287–1386 CE) was a revered Indian Sufi of Persian origin and an ardent follower of Shaikh-e-Akbar Ibnal-Arabi. He was particularly imbued with Ibn al-Arabi’s spiritual doctrine of wadhat-ul-wujud (Unity of Existence). Blessed with the 14 different chains of Sufism, he rendered remarkable services to the development of Chishti and Qadiri …

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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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(India) Ajmer Sufi shrine dewan asks Muslims to give up beef

Ajmer shrine

Will appeal to Modi to declare cow the national animal Ajmer shrine. PTI File Photo Sunni Muslim leader and dargah dewan (spiritual head) of the Ajmer shrine has announced that his family is voluntarily giving up beef. Syed Zainul Abedin has also asked Muslims of the country to stop consuming beef. The dewan was addressing a congregation of spiritual heads, Sufi …

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التصوف بين الأصيل والدخيل

By Shamas Aboobacker for ومن المعلوم ان التصوف لها تعريفات كثيرة و الصوفي الكبير ابوالقاسم الجنيد البغدادي قد عرف التصوف بانه ترك العلاقة بغير الله  جل وعلى وان يكون معه في كل اوقات. وبحسب ما في كتاب الطبقات الكبري  “انها الهام من الله تعالى يتجلى في قلوب الاولياء بسبب عملهم مطابقا للقرآن والسنة . وبعض العلماء ادلى دولهم موافقا …

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Suhrawardi,Hallaj, Sarmad and Qalandar, Why Sufis suffered bloodshed?

Suhrawardi,Hallaj, Sarmad and Qalandar, Why Our Sufi saints faced the Bloodshed? Show original message

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In his recent thought-provoking commentary, the reasons that Haroon Khalid has cited for the rising fear of ISIS from the Sufi shrines like Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, ring true. He writes that, “there is perhaps no other shrine in the country that captures the essence of religious syncretism like the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar. In his …

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