Sufism
Sufism (Arabic: الصوفية‎ al-ṣūfiyya; Persian: تصوف‎ taṣawwuf ) is a concept in Islam, defined by scholars as the inner, mystical dimension of Islam; others contend that it is a perenni...
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History of Sufism
Sufism is a mystic and ascetic movement which originated in the Golden Age of Islam, from about the 9th to 10th centuries. But, that may not be the truth. Some experts claim that Sufism is much older ...
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Dhikr
Dhikr (also Zikr, Zekr, and variants; (Arabic: ذِکْر ḏikr‎; plural Arabic: أذكار aḏkār‎, meaning "remembrance")the name of devotional act in Islam in which short phrases or prayer...
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Muraqaba
Muraqaba (Arabic: مراقبة) is the Sufi word for meditation. Literally it is an Arabic term which means "to watch over", "to take care of", or "to keep an eye". It implies that with meditation, a person...
Jewish philosophy
Jewish philosophy (Hebrew: פילוסופיה יהודית‎; Arabic: الفلسفة اليهودية‎; Yiddish: ייִדיש פֿילאָסאָפֿיע) includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion ...
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Islamic mythology
Islamic mythology is the body of traditional narratives associated with Islam from a mythographical perspective. Many Muslims regard these narratives as historical and sacred and believe they contain ...
Ismailism
Ismāʿīlism (Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʿīliyya; Persian: اسماعیلیان‎; Kurdish: Ismaili, Esmāʿiliyān) is a branch of Shia Islam whose adherents are also known as Seveners. The Ismā...
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Ziyarat
Ziyārah or Zeyārat (Arabic: زيارة‎; the form ziyārat is commonly used when it is translated into other languages) is an Arabic term which literally means "visit", and is used to refer to a f...
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Sufi saints
Sufi Saints played an instrumental role in spreading Islam throughout the world.Sufi saints have emerged periodically to reshape the sacred in society.
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Shah family
Šâh (/ˈʃɑː/; Persian: شاه‎, [ʃɒːh], "king") is a title given to the emperors/kings and lords of Iran a.k.a. Persia. In Iran (Persia and Greater Persia) the title was continuously used; rather th...
Barelvi
Barelvi (Urdu: بَریلوِی‎, Barēlwī, [bəreːlʋi]) is a term used for a movement within Sunni Islam of Hanafi school of jurisprudence, originating in Bareilly with over 200 million followe...
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Esoteric interpretation of the Quran
Esoteric interpretation of the Quran, also known as Sufi interpretation and taʾwīl (تأويل), is the allegorical interpretation of the Quran or the quest for its hidden, inner meanings. It was a synony...
Sufi poetry
Sufi poetry has been written in many languages, both for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr. Themes and styles established in Punjabi poetry, Sindhi poe...
Sufi music
Sufi music is the devotional music of the Sufis, inspired by the works of Sufi poets, like Rumi, Hafiz, Bulleh Shah, Amir Khusrow and Khwaja Ghulam Farid.Qawwali is the most well known form of Sufi mu...
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Sufi philosophy
Sufi philosophy includes the schools of thought unique to Sufism, a mystical branch within Islam. Sufism and its philosophical traditions may be associated with both Sunni Islam and Shia Islam. It has...
Sufi psychology
There are three central ideas in Sufi Islamic psychology, which are the Nafs (self, ego, soul or psyche), the Qalb (heart) and the Ruh (spirit). The origin and basis of these terms is Qur'anic and the...