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Islamic mysticism.
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(Islam) the mystical doctrines of the Sufis
Sufistic adj
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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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Member HEC, Dr Raza Bhatti pointed out the role of Hazrat Sachal Sarmast in the sub-continent for bringing a change in the minds and lives of people with the divine message of Tasawwaf, based on love.
ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Minister for Population Welfare Firdous Ashiq Awan has said friendship between Pakistan and Iran is ever lasting as it is enriched with the fragrance of tasawwaf. Minister for population welfare said this while talking to media men here Monday after her meeting with Iranian ambassador to Pakistan, Mashaallah Shakeri,.
Advisor to Prime Minister on Education Sardar Assef Ahmed Ali mentioned the role of Sufi saints of the sub-continent that brought a sea change in the minds and lives of people with the divine message of Tasawwaf based on love.