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being human

Human beings are members of a whole,
In creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain,
Other members uneasy will remain.

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like Sun

 

We must have affection like the Sun. When the sun rises, it is beneficial to all irrespective of whether they are Muslim, Christian, or Hindu

~Moinuddin Chisti~

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In Sufi town Badaun

In a quest to find our roots, we landed at the ziyarats of Bade Sarkar and Chhote Sarkar where people come from all over India for a miraculous cure for their problems… 154 more words

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The Sufi Way Of Life

There is a story about the Sufi saint Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya and the Sultan of Delhi, Ghiyasuddin Tughlak. The sultan was building a fortress in Delhi at the same time as Sheikh Nizamuddin was building a water pool called a baoli near his hospice. 315 more words

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The Siege of Timbuktu by Jocelyne Sambira

“…..The Islam that the scholars of Timbuktu taught the world was (and remains) a profoundly humanist tradition. On humble wooden boards…children learned the words that Muslims believe to be God’s verbatim speech, and with it a deep respect for Him, and His most noble creation, the children of Adam….”¬†says Rudolph Ware in an excellent piece in the… 112 more words

Puritan zealots strike again in Libya by Irfan Al-Alawi

Desecration of spiritual Sufi shrines by Islamist ultra-fundamentalist ‘Salafists,’ i.e. Wahhabi adherents, has led to a political crisis in Libya.

On Sunday, 26 August, Libyan interior minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned from his position after the government failed to halt an orgy of anti-Sufi vandalism. 1,359 more words

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