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Sufism, its saints and shrines

John A. Subhan

Sufism, its saints and shrines

an introduction to the study of Sufism with special reference to India

by John A. Subhan

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sufism,
  • Sufism -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby John Subhan ; with introduction by David Singh.
    SeriesExploring the house of Islam: perceptions of Islam in the period of Western ascendancy 1800-1945 -- 5
    ContributionsSingh, David Emmanuel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP189 .S78 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062787M
    LC Control Number2009041657

    One of the most popular rituals in Sufism is the visiting of grave-tombs of Sufi saints. These have evolved into Sufi shrines and are seen among cultural and religious landscape of India. The ritual of visiting any place of significance is called ziyarat ; the most common example is a visit to Prophet Muhammad 's Masjid Nabawi and grave in. A Boston University Professor, Kecia Ali, in her book Many Lives writes that, in the 19th century, Indian Sufism and the region’s ‘shrine culture’ was squeezed between the ideas of.

    (*John A Subhan in ‘Sufism-Its Saints and Shrines’) Heart being situated on the left side, one feels the intensity of vibrations more strongly at Latifa Kulb. On the right side, at Latifa Rooh, the feeling of vibrations is generally very weak, at times not even easily .   A convert to Christianity from the Qadiri Order, John A. Subhan is well-known for his seminal work, Sufism: Its Saints and Shrines. Sufism prepared him for faith in Jesus and his Injil. His Sufi background and intimate knowledge of its beliefs and practices enabled him to explain Sufism .

    Since their beginnings in the ninth century, the shrines, brotherhoods and doctrines of the Sufis held vast influence in almost every corner of the Muslim world. Offering the first truly global account of the history of Sufism, this illuminating book traces the gradual spread and influence of Sufi Islam through the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and ultimately into Europe and the United States. - Google Drive Loading.


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His Sufi background and intimate knowledge of its beliefs and practices enabled him to explain Sufism to others. Pandua, near Gaur in the Malda district of Bengal, was a centre of provincial Islamic culture, reaching its apogee when it supplanted Gaur as capital of Bengal from till the beginning of the 15th century.

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The earth remains motionless or quakes in accordance with his will, and every one of its inhabitants receives joy or sorrow, pleasure or pain according to his discretion. Not a single moment or day, week, month, or year can prove auspicious or inauspicious to the. Sufism: Its Saints and Shrines.

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Free shipping for many products. Author Ernst provides an excellent discussion on the intercessional role of Sufi saints and how other Muslims regard it in disdain to the point of shrine destruction, details of the initiation ritual, and how Sufism and especially its musical aspects entered popular Western culture/5(9).

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Sufism, its saints and shrines: an introduction to the study of Sufism with special reference to India and Pakistan.

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.

Get this from a library. Sufism, its saints and shrines; an introduction to the study of Sufism with special reference to India. [John A Subhan]. In fact, these images reveal a little-known religious tradition in Xinjiang—its desert shrines to Sufi saints.

Taken in the Xinjiang’s Taklamakan Desert, they are collected in Ross’s addictive new book, Living Shrines of Uyghur China, and are now on view at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. Sufi saints or Wali (Arabic: ولي ‎, plural ʾawliyāʾ أولياء) played an instrumental role in spreading Islam throughout the world.

In the traditional Islamic view, a saint is portrayed as someone "marked by [special] divine favor [and] holiness", and who is specifically "chosen by God and endowed with exceptional gifts, such as the ability to work miracles.". Most holy sites in Sufism are shrines dedicated to various Sufi Saints - spiritually elevated ascetics from various mystical orders within Islam.

Shrines are widely scattered throughout the Islamic world. Pilgrimages to them are known as Ziyarat. Traditional annual commemorations of the saint's .Modern poster-portraits depicting Sufi saints and their shrines are a vivid medium of piety and devotion.

These colourful, visually fascinating and powerful prints are particularly significant for the study of those contemporary views of the South Asian Sufi tradition shared by the common by: 3.Sufism: Its Saints and Shrines: An Introduction to the Study of Sufism with Special Reference to India; Subhan, John A.; Samuel Weiser Publisher; New York; Minaret of Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakesh Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakesh.