Sufism

The ideological encounter of Islamic violent Extremism on Sufism

for www.WordForPeace.com N.Muhammed Khaleel Email: mhdkhaleelaky@gmail.com   In the Muslim discourse on terrorism, for a last couple of years, the matter more debated is why the terrorism [or Islamic violent extremism (IVE)in a broader concept] Sufism  as the focal point of its attack. Taking the statistics of terrorist attacks for the last 5 years it could be noted that many …

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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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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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Sufi organization in J&K spreads message of ‘love’ through poetry contest

The competition involved students from various schools across the valley

Kashmir society chairman asserted, there is a lot of hatred in the world, and the sole resolution to the problem is ‘love and affection’.  The competition involved students from various schools across the valley. (Photo: PTI/Representational) Srinagar: The Sufi organization in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) organised a poetry competition at a local school in Srinagar, to create awareness about humanity, brotherhood …

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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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