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Dean, Hartley and Khan, Zafar (1997), ‘Muslim Perspectives on Welfare’ Journal of Social Policy, 26(2):193-209. Hailed as peaceful mystics who believe jihad is a spiritual quest, nothing violent or unpleasant, Sufism has attracted favorable attention and converts from all sorts of Westerners, from new agers in Marin County, California, to East Coast intellectuals. Sufis say adherences to the "Shari'ah" manifests in the limbs and Dhikr manifests in the heart with the result that the outward is sober, the inner is drunk on divine love. [3] Sufis learn their morality and ethics by studying Islam in the same way other Muslims learn about Islam.

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An order sent to the Qadi (judge) of the mahkamat ash-Shariyya (canonical court) of Mecca states that the witnesses should be listened to in the presence of the judge and that the tazkiya [(Pronouncement of the) investigation of the antecedents of a witness in order to assess whether his testimony is acceptable.] not recorded in the presence of the judge should not be accepted. Sufis are also referred to as fuqara, “the poor,” the plural form of the Arabic faqir.

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Do good, because God loveth those who do good. Many Salafis throughout the world are doctrinally rigid, but peaceful. This propensity makes it difficult to paraphrase his work without betraying its individual distinguishing qualities. Sufism in now to be found in many parts of the Muslim world as, across the centuries, many people have felt drawn toward the more emotional and personal ways of knowing God promoted by Sufi mysticism.

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As long as you are separate, good and evil will arise; but when you lose yourself in the divine essence, they will be transcended by love. These great mystics were almost legendary figures; possessors of occult and mysterious powers, whose tombs became holy shrines. Its members have come under increasing state pressure over the past four years; three of their houses of worship have been demolished. Thanks to surviving evidence, we are in a position to observe the transformation of the Sufi shaykh in Nayshabar from the 9th to the 11th century.

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The body tends not towards beauty and goodness, but towards ugliness and evil. Thereby the quality of making two becomes manifest. When Sulayman reached Mecca and9performed his sa`i8 and circumambulation of the Ka`bah, he came upon the Black Stone,10 sat down, wrapped his cloak around his leg 8. Montreal, McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies, 1971, p.74. [11] Friedmann. It goes above and beyond the mainstream Islam, but it’s not seen as a heretical practice. I cannot enter until my nation enters.' He will then look, 'One, two, three, four,.. .,' and if any are missing, he will say, 'O, my Lord!

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At Baghdad Gilani was severely disciplined by a syrup vendor and then practiced night worship on his own, reciting the entire Qur'an. The one-pointed concentration (samatha) makes the mind absorbed into the object. One of the most famous was a Moorish poet, Muhiy ad-din ibn al 'Arabi, of Andalusia (southern Spain), writing in the twelfth century. Like the sages of the Upanishads, he preached under a tree. Traditional medicine or therapy (water therapy, aromatherapy, etc.) sometimes also used by the Sufis depending on the condition of the patient.

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Sufi philosophy, like all other major philosophical traditions, has several sub-branches including metaphysics and cosmology as well as several unique concepts. I do not know myself if I even have an appearance or not, whether I have existence or not, if have a location or not. Nay, the servant must know his intentions, aims, and inner thoughts at every passing moment. Their's is what they earned, and yours what you have earned.

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Some see the entire form of the Sheikh, while some see just the bust or only his face. by him. Adam, Ibrahim, Moses, Zoroaster, Krishna, Buddha, Jesus, Muhammad), dines at the head of the Saints, and remains eternally married to the Queen of Paradise, Fatima Um Abi Ha. Ibn 'Arabi (1165-1240) was one of the great mystics of all time. When he (the son) bought it and brought it to him, he said to himself: "you have enticed me into buying it, but by God I will not let you taste it."

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It's Alright is based on the teaching of Sufi mystic Bawa Muhaiyaddeen. A few abstracts from this book are given below for the information of the readers: (1) If Allah so wills He can create millions of the likes of Mohammad (Sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). (2) After his death, the Prophet (salallahu-ho-alehay wasallam) has mingled with dust. (3) All prophets and Messengers of Allah are worthless. (4) A Prophet should be praised only as a human being or even less (5) The bigger ones, that is Prophets and the lesser ones, that is all other creations, are without knowledge and are ignorant. (6) The big creations, that is the Prophets, and the lesser creations, that is all other creations, are in the sight of Allah, more lowly than even a cobbler. (7) The Holy Prophet (Sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) had lost his wits.

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He was first an obedient servant who embodied the principles of Islam and the Sunnah of ALLAH’s beloved Messenger Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in his auspicious and saintly life. But in return we don't accept that anyone impose his ideas on us, as we are following beliefs acceptable to the majority of Muslims, who accept Tasawwuf. Sufism focuses on giving love and devotion to God. Chandra Gupta, who was one of his disciples, used to say that he was a ‘Badshah-fakir’ who was both a Jalali saint (full of splendour), as well as a Jamali saint (full of elegance).

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