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Unformatted text preview: by the Prophet, is the theory of wahdat al-wujud, Unity of Being, which Khwaja Enayetpuri (d. 1951)1, among the greatest Sufis in Bangladesh, took as the ultimate aim of his Sufi teachings. HIs entire philosophy rests on this central issue. So devoted was he to his Tariqa (Path to Islam) and so diligently did he preach Islam that thousands of peace loving disciples from Bengal and Asam (India) followed his Tariqa. The Sufi principles and practices of Bangladesh are completely traced to the Qur'an and the Hadith. The mystical expressions of the Qur'anic verses of the Prophet are the direct sources of Sufism. The concepts of nafs (self), zikr (remembrance), ebadat (prayer), morakaba (meditation), miraj (ascension), tajalli (divine...
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- Spring '10
- Islam, Qur'an, Sufism, Sufism Journal, Annual Sufism Symposium