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Allah kay Safeer

This book by Khan Asif had me entranced. Spellbound literally. Awed. The events narrated in this book of sufis, dervishes and great spiritual personalities and the spiritual power they commanded is a humbling experience to read about… 415 more words

Book Reviews

Sufi Dervishes Kill 5 Iranian Police In Mass Protests

Via Radio Free Europe:

Five security officers have been killed and 300 people arrested amid clashes between law enforcement authorities and Sufi Muslim protesters in Tehran…

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The Problem with the Study of Extremism/Radicalization in Africa - Professor Hussein Solomon

The Problem with the Study of Extremism/Radicalization in Africa

By Hussein Solomon

RIMA Occasional Papers, Volume 6 (2018), Number 3 (February 2018)

Following the 9/11 terrorist atrocity, then President George W. 834 more words

My mantra for 2018

New Year’s Eve I was pacing about my office, thinking about my plans for 2018.

What am I looking for? What do I want, as an artist and human being living in these strange, dangerous times? 323 more words

Literature

An Open Letter to U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley From a Grateful Iranian-American

Dear Ambassador Haley,

Thank you for your reasoned support for the freedom-seeking Iranian people who risk their very lives against the tyrannical oppressive Islamic rulers of Iran. 398 more words

Daily News Updates

Philosophizing Sufi Art: Why is Sufism the answer to postmodern dilemma?

The jargon of sufism and mysticism has been gaining increasing currency now a days. Have you ever wondered why that is so?

Let us give you our perspective on that. 174 more words

ICYMI: Egypt Mosque Attack Highlights Misunderstanding of Sufis - The Atlantic H.A. Hellyer

Another good article on the relationship between Sufism and Islam:

The attack on Al Rawdah mosque in the Sinai last Friday, during which Islamists claimed at least 305 lives, was quite possibly the deadliest terrorist atrocity in modern Egyptian history and one of the largest terrorist attacks worldwide.

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