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Sufism is a mystical branch of Islam, eschewing the dogmatic approaches of traditional Sunni, Shiite, and Ibadi Jurisprudence for a love-based relationship with God and meditations on that connection. Most Sufi Elders lived in poverty and closely with the people, leading to many of them being called "saints" by the communities in which they lived. The most famous Sufis are the Mevlevi Order (commonly known as the Whirling Dervishes of Anatolia).
Truth of the matter, is that sufi is a branch of Islam which preaches an almost Buddhist approach to Islam. Sufi masjids are not as readily available as Sunni & Shia masjids. That might be a reason why they would cross the border in order to attend the sermon and prayer.AnswerAs well there is a …
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Sufism is part of Islam . All true sufis practice Islam and shariah . Hence they have no other view , their view is same as is islamic view . Women have rights as mentioned in Qu'ran and Hadith .
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Before you start worrying about pitures , start asking yourself if Islam allows you to access the internet?? lots of pitures that were taken and are uploaded to the internet and the internet was created by a an American who is a christian, so basically you are using something that was created by an …
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This is a classic Sufic metaphor/admonition addressing the mechanical aspects of human nature that are reflected everywhere in the rest of the natural world. It has both intrapersonal and interpersonal meanings. The most important element here is to understand that a bee's intrinsic, mechanical natu…
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Kurdistan does not have dervishes; you are likely thinking of Turkey proper. The Whirling Dervishes are a Sufi Order (specifically the Mevlevi Order) who believe that through rotating their bodies while meditating they can commune with God's Divine nature and come to a fulfilling relationship with H…
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A sufi is a person who believes or adheres to 'Sufism'_ a branch of the Islamic religion Another name for Sufi is Dervish_ though this second term must be used in a non-racial sense to remain accurate _ it should also be noted that some Islamic scholars define Sufism as simply the name for the inn…
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The Sufi while in meditation invoke Hu to call forth the OverSoul. Sufi Naajiy Zodok Answer-2. Hu is a pronoun (Ism Zameer) suffixed to the name of Almighty Allah making it 'Allah Hu' . It denotes that the Only Authority is of Allah. It is repeated time and again during meditation. Allah Hu, Allah …
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There are no such thing as Sufi Assassins. Sufis are a nearly pacifist group of Muslims who emphasize a spiritual connection with God over worldly concerns. You may have an option to choose "Sufi Assassins" as an answer to a multiple choice question, and this is an easy false answer to throw out, ju…
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In Islam, music is prohibited because it is considered as a distraction when performing prayers and that one can forget doing Islamic duties. ---- I think there is a debate among scholars regarding the legality of music in Islam. In fact there is no direct indication in the Quran forbidding music,…
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Rumi (full name Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī) - no question one of the world's greatest poets ... however (much later, Kahlil Gibran) wrote in a similar style and is great as well
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A Dervish is someone treading a Sufi Muslim ascetic path. It is not an animal.
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Answer 1 Surfism is an Islamic concept which the followers are seeking for divine truth and love though a direct encounter with the God. This arose in the mid-18th and 19th century C.E. Answer 2 Sufism is branch of Islam that is more concerned with an emotional connection to God than an emphasis…
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"""Sufism (Arabic: تصوّف‎ - taṣawwuf, Persian: صوفی‌گری sufigari, Turkmen: tasavvuf, Urdu: تصوف) is generally understood to be the inner, mystical dimension of Islam.[1][2][3] A practitioner of this tradition is generally known as a ṣūfī (صُوفِيّ), though some adhere…
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A practitioner of this tradition is generally known as a sufi movement
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Dervish is a Sufi which meditates while spinning round and round (kind of a Turkish dance) the following picture shows that
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Answer The theory of Sufism in Islam is to know the Allah and achieve the nearness of the Allah only.
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soofiyya صوفيّة
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shia and sunni. Wahhabi is a sect of sunni. and sufis are not political. Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. Today there is up to 260 sects in Islam that are in two main categories of shia and sunni. the conflict of shia and sunni has been alwa…
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we have to mention the appearance of sufism in Islam religion to understand the relation between Sunni and sufi. among the companions of the prophet , Ali is known particular for his eloquent exposition of gnostic truths and the stages of the spiritual life. his words in this domain comprise an exh…
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Darvesh or Dervish ( Persian: درویش ), as it is known in European languages, refers to members of Sufi Muslim ascetic religious Tariqah, known for their extreme poverty and austerity, similar to mendicant friars, also called fakirs amongst Muslims. Dar in Persian means 'a door', so Darvesh lit…
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Sufi is a master of tasawwuf. Tasawwuf is the science of Islam that deals with the inner being. It's goal is to purify the heart, and hence scholars of Islam call this science 'the heart of Islam. Normally, a Muslim who wants to be a sufi becomes a student of a sufi master, who guides him on this p…
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Of Islam.
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the soul passes through divine spheres
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He lived during 903 A.D- 986 A.D. He was Persian and wrote a book that listed brightness and position of 1,000 stars and constellations. Al-Sufi was a excellent astronomer in his time.
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a sufi masters' title is a Pir
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According to Sufis, MUHAMMAD is the chief prophet. What makes Sufism distinct from other forms of Islam is that Sufi masters were mostly concentrating on the Muhammadan Truth's pure spiritual dimension. They sought to reveal the essence of humanity's being, the real nature of existence, and the in…
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They are all Muslim sects.
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Sufis and saints are two completely different groups. Sufis, who often do not refer to themselves as such, are those who are on the path to haqqah, or truth, which is God. It is the journey of completely turning your heart to only focus on God and that He is the only true reality. Saints, are those …
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Sufism is Muslim and probably does not emphasize the devotion of images of God.
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no one knows...
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There are four Sufi orders which Muslims mostly follow and these are Naqshbandi, Qadiri, Suhrawardi and Chishti Orders. What do the early generation scholars say about Sufism? listed below: '''' Imam Abu Hanifa (85 H. - 150 H) "If it were not for two years, I would have perished." He said, "for tw…
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Answer Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri (The Thoughtful Guide to Islam) regards the development of Sufism as natural and progressive, rather than being founded at a particular time or place. Hasan al-Basri was regarded as one of the early Sufis, without necessarily having been named as such during his lif…
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He is good Muslim and want only peace in his area. All MPA's and MNA's of his area produced this statement over media and Parliament many times.
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Before I answer the question, I would like to briefly discuss what Sufism is. Sufism is a mode of spirituality within Islam, and using the word "Sufism" connotes something more than the word "Islam" does alone. Sometimes Sufi groups (though usually not traditional Sufi schools and lineages) differ …
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A Qutb is one who has reached the second highest rank in Sufism, for example the great Mawlana Rumi (rahmatullah alaih) , Shah Walli Ullah , Syed Ali Hijvary commonly known as Data Sahib , Moulana Ahmad Ali Lahori .
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Abul Hasan al-Shadhili
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The author of "Sofie's World" is Jostein Gaarder.
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They led a life of poverty and devotion, (i know this and im in 7th grade it was one of my Question of the days!)
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as salam, i bought before 2 months taweez for wealth from www.taweez.eu. Till now - it is working good.The peer said - it power will grow with the time of wearing. I go almost everywhere with it, just have to keep it from moisture. Tried to make it by myself before time - nothing happened , there ar…
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Sufism continues to exist today and is a formidable force in the Islamic world. Sufism flourishes in Egypt, Pakistan, Central Asia, North Africa, India, Indonesia ,and Sudan
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Akbar named his eldest son Salim (later known as Jahangir) after the Sufi Saint Shaikh Salim Chishti. Akbar went to this Sufi Saint seeking a male heir to his throne. Sufi blessed Akbar and soon the first of his three sons born. Hence he named after his eldest son in honor of Salim Chishti.
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words or phrases, dancing, and singing
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follow sunna and hadith of Prophet Muhammad - you can't pick and choose what you want to follow and what you don't. just try to follow the way of our beloved Prophet, love him more than our lives, and must believe that he's hayat (alive - mentally, physically and spritually.
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for sunni each sect has its leader. for example for Wahhabi sect there are some leaders in Saudi Arabia and also the Al-Azhar university of Egypt play the role of many sunni Muslims. also for Shia now Imam Khamenei is the main leader. about sufi there in no main leader.
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Yes. It is practiced in Egypt, Sudan, Pakistan, Central Asia, North Africa, India, and Indonesia
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-meditation can lead to a direct encounter with God -God is responsible for everything they do
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No, it is not compulsory for every Muslim. Actually, Whirling Dervish is a sufi kind of dance, practiced in Turkey and its purpose is to feel unity with Allah. This tradition was started in reference with Jalal-ud-Din Rumi, who was one of the major Muslims mystics and is still revered in all over th…
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The Tariqa means the way, and it is a Sufi concept.
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Seyyidil Wujud Prophet Muhammed Rosolu lahi s.a.w.
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THE SOUL PASSES THROUGH DIVINE SPHERES Answer 1 In fact there is no such thing as a Sufi, all "sufis" are Muslims that emphasize loving Allah (God) and living their life according to the practice of Sunni Islam. They believe in and practice the 5 pillars of Islam, they follow one of the school…
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Answer 1 Any Muslim is shia or sunni based on his beliefs even if himself is not aware of being shia or sunni. Any sufi is shia or sunni. most of sufi leaders in history have been sunni. sufi has many branches and most of them are deviated. for example some of them say namaz is not needed. real …
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The Sufi teacher, Rabi'a, wanted to eliminate the idea of rewards and punishments in the afterlife (Waller, 2008, p.12).Waller, B.N. (2008). Consider ethics: theory, reading, and contemporary issues. (2nd ed). New York: Pearson Education, Inc.
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The Shadhiliyya order are responsible for what we now know as modern day coffee. They originated from Ethiopia and the drink was popular among follower of Islam. The drink was made from a native bush and fruit taken from it. The original name was : qahwa-The wine of Islam.Hope this helps you :)
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Hazrat Shah Walli Ullah Muhadic Dehlavi is the best writer on Sufism . His book named " Qolul Jamil " . It is written in Persian and its translation in Urdu is " Shafa U Aleel . This book is Encyclopedia of 4 common sects of Sufism .
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The Whirling Dervishes are an order of Sufis and Sufism is a sect of Islam. Therefore, the Whirling Dervishes are both Sufi and Islamic.
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Answer 1 Man is the combination of Physical Body and Spiritual Soul. Our body needs physical food to grow. Our soul needs spiritual food to flourish. The sufies are the Muslims who try to live a pious, contented, pure, honest and simple life. People of such faith have been in Budaism, Judaism, Chri…
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They are not dead yet
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Out of the sufi's zidan sufi was the best sufi
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Islam
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Eminent Sufis, such as Ali Hujwiri, and Junayd of Baghdad claim that the principals and practices of Sufism first began with Ali ibn Abi Talib in the mid-600s C.E. Islam, more generally, was formed when Adam was sent to earth, It was the way /Path of the good as opposed to evil or the way of the D…
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ordinary people
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He was a sunni, as a matter of fact he was a Kurdish too, he was born in Tikrit(Iraq), where Saddam Hussein born.
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Tariqa.
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the Twelfth century.
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Sufism, the mystical arm of Islam, has its roots in the Middle East.
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Sufis are NOT a Religion or Doctrine! Sufis are Mystics or Mystical! The Sufi follows a Path or a Mystical Way of Life! Sufi is NOT a ism! The Sufi life is based on Experience, NOT on Dogma or a Doctrine! The Sufi word may mean Wisdom(Fr. Greek)! The Sufi strives toward UNION with God! Reference: "T…
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The main practitioners of Sufism were Sufi Muslims and individual Muslims who prayed and confided in their regional Sufi leaders.
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Most of Sufis' religious beliefs and rituals come from orthodox Islam, but some also come from Gnostic Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Zoroastrianism.
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there are many difference between a suni and a shia suni say that there are four khalifha but shias say that there is only one khalifha hazrat ALI
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developing a personal relationship with god
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Twelfth century.
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Shankaracharya and Ramanuja spread the message of bhakti in south India. The Sufi movement originated in West Asia.
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No, Muhammad didn't referred in his life of him being a Sufi. Sufism or Islamic mysticism is a latter innovation.
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meditation
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Sufi orders are branches of Sufism which originated due to culture, time and region in which certain masters developed their teachings and passed on to their successors.
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I think there are two best Sufi Singers in India - They are Kailash Kher and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. They sing soulful.
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repetition endurancerhythm
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Love of all humans, tolerance of all religions
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dancing and singingr - Answer-2 In the true sense of Tasawaf, dancing and singing have no place. Tasawaf means purification of soul by remembering Almighty Allah, following the Commands of Almighty Allah and the holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW), earning livelihood by legal means, serving human beings, …
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dancing and singing
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In "The Way of Illumination", Inayat Khan writes of ten principle Sufi thoughts that are the fundamentals of Universal Sufism:"1. There is One God, the Eternal, the Only Being; None exists save He2. There is One Master, the Guiding Spirit of all souls, Who constantly leads all followers toward the L…
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Is known as the dhikr, or "remembrance."
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Sufism is mainly practiced by the Muslims. But the Hindus, the Buddhists and the Christians also practice Sufism.
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It seems to indicate if not an end a rebirth or reconstructed world.
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Five Sufi Saints of India are Mir Ahmad Ibrahim, Abu Ishaq Shami, Moinudden Chishti, Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, and Nizamuddin Auliya. Sufi saints appear from time to time to spread the word of Islam globally, which has resulted in over 100 of them being documented.
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" My ummah will be divided into 73 groups, only one will be the correct one!" " I have wiped out the open shirk, I fear for my ummah the hidden shirk." ( Hadith) Which is the correct group? sunni, shia, salafi, sufi? names are unimportant! the correct group is the one which provides you the knowledg…
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Sufism is all about mysticism, whereas Sunni & Shia are all about doctrine. Sunni & Shia are divided into further sects, whereas Shia is divided into orders.
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Mevlevi.
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sufi saints teach dancing,twirling etc etc...dat is mostly against ISLAM...y dont people understand the truth of sufism...dey are insulting the name of ISLAM...it has no doubt nd i have a proof of it..
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Jalal uddin Rumi
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Praise be to Allaah. The word "Sufism" was not known at the time of the Messenger or the Sahaabah or the Taabi'een. It arose at the time when a group of ascetics who wore wool ("soof") emerged, and this name was given to them. It was also said that the name was taken from the word "soofiya" ("Sophi…
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Sufi rituals involve singing and dancing.
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