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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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Islamic Sufiism has been significant, as have pre-Islamic customs such as ancestor veneration and visits to shrines.
It was this aspect of Sufiism that allowed the women to express through spoken word and inscribed text what they wished to say and thus be publicly heard.
The public affairs section and the National Association for Electronic Mass Media of Uzbekistan arranged a meeting with Imam Hadji Abdulgafur Razzak Buhari, imam of the sacred Bahauddin Naqshbandi Complex and author of several books about Sufiism and Islamic epigraphy.