Sufism


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Su·fism

 (so͞o′fĭz′əm)
n.
Islamic mysticism.

Sufism

(ˈsuːfɪzəm)
n
(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.
See also: Islam
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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 biography of Shah Waliullah makes clear that he was a practicing Sufi and participated on regularly basis Sufism and its various manifestations.
Speaker and moderator of first session of the series of "Muzakira" was renowned scholar of Sufism Professor Saeed Ahmed who penned various books on Sufism and children's literature, shed light on "Sufism and it's relevance in our day to day life".
Speaker and moderator of first session of the series of 'Muzakira' was renowned scholar of Sufism Professor Saeed Ahmed who penned various books on Sufism and children's literature, shed light on 'Sufism and it's relevance in our day to day life'.
Sufism has the power to attract people of different faiths, and treats humanity equally, they added.
The topics of these seminars include ZA Bhutto the cultural hero; cultural policy of [ex-] PM Benazir Bhutto's governments; resistance literature written during Gen Zia regime; women empowerment during PPP governments; Bilawal Bhutto as the symbol of youths aspirations; PPP and Sufism in Sindh; PPP's language policy; and PPP and peace initiatives.
The vice President said that principles of Sufism are highly relevant to break down narrow prejudices and bring people together, especially in todays world of materialism, consumerism and growing religious fundamentalism.
LAHORE:It was around 2010 that I started my search for Sufism in my part of the world.
They also demanded of the Sindh Government to help their organization in holding the International Sufi Conference so that the message of Sufism could be spread in the world.
In a collection of essays he has written during the past three decades, Ernst addresses basic and critical issues relating to the study of Islam, including a wide range of particular examinations of Sufism, the tradition of spiritual and ethical practice that is so prominent in Muslim societies.
Sufism devotees in Egypt revere Muslim 'saints' by visiting their shrines and celebrating their birthdays at festivals where they chant religious hymns in their praise.
National Council for Sufism pays tribute to Allama Iqbal
31 (ANI): Panelists attending the second Sindh Literature Festival here over the weekend have said that the ethos of Sufism is under siege from militant outfits and called for adopting a counter-narrative to defy growing militancy in the region.