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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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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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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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Signs of an Emerging Global Spirituality?

By Su Niye, Wordforpeace.com ecently, I had the good fortune of attending an interfaith dialogue get-together. There was a wonderful mix of people present in the gatheringyoung, middle-aged and old (including an 8 year-old boy!); Buddhists and Muslims, Hindus and Christians, Jains and some who did not identify with any particular religion; college students and social activists, monks and nuns. …

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Humility is strength

  By: jamiat The servants of the All-Merciful are those who walk on the earth in modesty, and if the ill-mannered offend them, they say: Peace. (25:63) Nabi Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: He who humbles himself for the Pleasure of Allah, Allah will elevate his status (so that) he regards himself as insignificant yet in the eyes of people he …

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Curing a hardened heart

  By: Osman Nuri Topba? The basis of many spiritual problems, unrest, and hardness of heart lies in forgetting the Hereafter and becoming preoccupied with this world. Many poor people torture themselves to become rich; andmany wealthy torture themselves with the ambition to earn more. People lust for the temporal pleasures of this world without thinking about what is the …

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As-Sakinah: peace, calmness and tranquility

By Word for Peace Edit Desk llah the Most Merciful says in the Qur’an: “He it is Who sent down Spirituality(calmness and tranquility) into the hearts of the believers, that they may grow more in Faith along with their (present) Faith. And to Allah belong the hosts of the heavens and the earth, and Allah is Ever All-Knower, All-Wise.” (Surah …

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