Sufism in Bangladesh - by the Prophet is the theory of...

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The 8th Annual Sufism Symposium from Volume 9, Number 2 Sufi Youth by Seyedeh Sahar Kianfar UN Report: 52nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference by Arife Ellen Hammerle Links to Visit Contact Us: Sufism Journal 14 Commercial Blvd. Suite 101 Novato, California 94949 USA Tel: +1 415 382 SUFI Tel: +1 415 382 7834 eMail: [email protected] The Sufism Journal is a publication of the International Association of Sufism , a non-profit organization affiliated with the United Nations. The various articles presented here represent the individual views of their authors. SUFISM does not imply any gender bias by the use of feminine or masculine terms, nouns and/or pronouns. © Sufism Journal and the International Association of Sufism. All rights reserved. Sufism in Bangladesh by Md. Golam Dastagir The core principle of Sufism, as introduced
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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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