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Islamic mysticism.


(Islam) the mystical doctrines of the Sufis
Sufistic adj

Suflism, Sufism

the beliefs and practices of an ascetic, retiring, and mystical sect in Islam. — Sufi, n., adj.
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Noun1.Sufism - Islamic mysticism
mysticism, religious mysticism - a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
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The occasion marked the launching of a new album by the duo, titled Sufism Beyond Borders - A soulful Journey.
Addressing the meeting, Dr Shah said the conference will be a milestone towards highlighting culture, history, literature, languages and Sufism.
This book explores how artists practice their craft work in the contexts of Sufism and daily life in central Senegal.
Reports from within Iran say that Sufism has been growing enormously since the revolution--an expansion that is generally seen as a protest against the ruling clerics.
This documentary discusses two main issues in the Muslim community which is the vulnerability of minority groups specifically the Hazaras and the Shia community in general and then sectarianism versus Sufism.
Yazaki concludes the chapter by articulating two underlying concerns of the study: the elusiveness of Abu Talib's own notion of true piety in relation to the "Islam" of his time, and the ultimately speculative nature of assessments as to his knowledge of, opinions about, and relationship to Sufism as such.
Although some ministers tried in supporting the scholars of the Sufism but they could not make their progression in raising the power these scholars.
The 22-year-old Brit model sported a tattoo that followers of Sufism claims it showed a sacred and trademarked symbol, the Mirror reported.
In the Just Cavalli promo, Georgia May Jagger sports a tattoo that followers of Sufism claim shows a sacred and trademarked symbol.
Sufism dispels the false narrative that the faith was spread by the sword and challenges radical ideology.
PARIS - Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli was on Wednesday accused of hijacking a symbol used by a school of Sufism to promote his JustCavalli perfume.
NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 31, 2014, students of Sufism will protest outside: