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Sind and its Sufis

JМ€etМЈhumalu ParsraМ„mu GulraМ„jaМ„nМЈiМ„

Sind and its Sufis

by JМ€etМЈhumalu ParsraМ„mu GulraМ„jaМ„nМЈiМ„

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Published by Sang-e-Meel Publications in Lahore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan,
  • Sindh.
    • Subjects:
    • Sufism -- Pakistan -- Sindh.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1924 ed. published by Theosophical Pub. House, Adyar, India.

      Statementby Jethmal Parsram Gulraj.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP188.8.P32 S563 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4087094M
      LC Control Number79931648

      When it first appeared in , The Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject of Sufi thought. Rich in scope, author Idries Shah explained clearly the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time. In the five decades since its release, the book has. A reviewer wrote ‘Should the book appear in paperback, I would use it for undergraduate and graduate courses on Islamic civilization’, and in fact What is Sufism? has become a set book in colleges and universities on both sides of the Atlantic. It is now accepted as the authoritative statement on the subject of Sufism and it has been.

      Preface to the First Edition:Sufis of Sindh as also of other regions in the world have been secular. And let me say at the very outset that the word 'secular' in the Indian subcontinental tradition doesn't mean the same as in the Western one, and add that the 'sacred'-far from being contrary to the 'secular'-becomes meaningful only when it is 'secular'. An invaluable book for undergraduate courses and non-academic readers alike.” –Jamal J. Elias, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania The course will cover the following: Sufism and Modern Western Muslims: The Challenge and the Promise.

      Perhaps its chief characteristic is its precision, the clarity, the sharpness, which is a thousand miles away from the dozey emotions so often associated with "mysticism". Idries Shah was born in in North India, of an ancient family that holds a special place in the community of the Sufis. Outta My Mind / 5 AM, an album by The Sufis on Spotify. Outta My Mind / 5 AM, an album by The Sufis on Spotify. The Sufis updated their profile picture. Decem See ers: K.


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When it first appeared inThe Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject: rich in scope, clearly explaining the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time.

In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into dozens of languages, and has found a wide readership in both /5(24). Books shelved as sufism: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, The Conference of the Birds by Attar of Nishapur, The Essential Rumi by Rumi, The Sufis.

The Sufis has great impact both as a source of historical facts and as a wellspring of developmental material for those who see it that way. Modern-day seekers after truth will find no better source of guidance and study material than the writings of Idries Shah.

Scholars can also mine it for its crystal clear information; and I doubt that many 5/5(2). Summary. Eschewing a purely academic approach, Shah gave an overview of Sufi concepts, with potted biographies of some of the most important Sufis over the ages, including Rumi and Ibn al-Arabi, while simultaneously presenting the reader with Sufi teaching materials, such as traditional stories or the jokes from the Mullah Nasrudin corpus.

Sind and its Sufis book The book also gave details of previously unsuspected Author: Idries Shah. When it first appeared inThe Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject: rich in scope, clearly explaining the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time.

In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into dozens of languages, and has found a wide readership in both /5(90). The prodigious Work of the Sufis: The Sufis by Idries Shah offers a wide overview of the historical development of the Sufi Way, through the works of individual masters (many of whom were highly successful polymaths), schools and orders, and through a whole host of fields in which they were engaged or through which their work was projected, such as religion, ethics, learning, science, the arts /5.

With its concentration, among other things, on awareness and psychological balance – “mindfulness”, if you like – Sufism is a natural antidote to fanaticism.

Sufism in Sindh covers the tradition of Sufism in Sindh, which is reputed to be an area of mystics. Sindh is famous for the enormous number of saints and mystics who lived there and preached peace and brotherhood. According to popular legend,of them are buried on Makli Hill near Thatta.

There is an abundance of Sufi literature produced in Sindh throughout history. Sind, miscalled the desert valley, has within it a garden of mysticism: it is the land of Sufis and of Saints. It bears a holy flower within its breast: the great mystics of Sind placed this treasure there: it will give its fragrance freely to all who seek.

"Using the original writings of two Egyptian Sufis, Muhammad Wafa' and his son 'Ali, this book shows how the Islamic idea of sainthood developed in the medieval period. Although without a church to canonize its "saints," the Islamic tradition nevertheless debated and developed a variety of ideas concerning miracles, sanctity, saintly.

ISF Online Book Reader has lightbox feature - book can be displayed in the same page with lightbox effect. Click on a book cover to start reading. Definitions.

The Arabic word tasawwuf (lit. being or becoming a Sufi), generally translated as Sufism, is commonly defined by Western authors as Islamic mysticism. The Arabic term sufi has been used in Islamic literature with a wide range of meanings, by both proponents and opponents of Sufism.

Classical Sufi texts, which stressed certain teachings and practices of the Quran and the sunnah. When it first appeared inThe Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject: rich in scope, clearly explaining the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time.

In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into dozens of languages, and has found a wide readership in both /5(). Idries Shah's The Sufis, first published inis the seminal work of this famous Afghan author and a first-of-its-kind modern statement on Sufism.

A famous Sufi once said, "Previously Sufism was a reality without a name.5/5(5). P, A Book of Conquest, Mannan Ali Arif; P Taj-ul-Maasir, Hasan Nizami; P38, The Legacy of Muslim Rule in India. ; Mirza Kalichbeg Fredunbeg, The Chachnamah, An Ancient History of Sind (Delhi: Idarah-i Adabiyat-i Delli, ).

P, Islamic Jihad, A legacy of Imperialism, Forced conversions and Slavery, M A Khan. When it first appeared inThe Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject: rich in scope, clearly explaining the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time. In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into dozens of languages, and has found a wide readership in both.

The word tazkira could be read in its first edition but not in its subsequent editions. There’s a chapter in the book devoted to dance, although the word dhamaal was not used in it.Full text of "Book Of Sufi Healing By Shaykh Chishti" See other formats.

The Sufis, by Idries Shah. Read by David Ault ‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is immediately forced to use one’s mind.