Sufism - The Heart Of Islam Sadia Dehlvi

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Sufism - The Heart Of Islam  by  Sadia Dehlvi

Sufism - The Heart Of Islam by Sadia Dehlvi
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Sufism: The Heart of Islam Book DescriptionThis engaging and well-researched narrative provides an insiders understanding of Islam in all its aspects. It elaborates on how Sufism is the preserved spiritual path that forms the heart of Islam. DrawingMoreSufism: The Heart of Islam Book DescriptionThis engaging and well-researched narrative provides an insiders understanding of Islam in all its aspects. It elaborates on how Sufism is the preserved spiritual path that forms the heart of Islam. Drawing from an in-depth study of Muslim texts and traditions, the author articulates that Sufism is not an innovation, but the continuity of a thought process that links Muslims to their religious predecessors all the way to Prophet Muhammad.The book covers the remarkable lives of the early Sufis, their literature, and philosophies that stress on the purification of the heart.

It highlights the major Sufi orders, their popularity in the subcontinent and how the teachings of Sufi Masters impacted the devotional aspect of Muslims forever.This comprehensive account spans from early Islam to the modern day concerns of militant ideologies, arguing how they pose the biggest threat to the classical understanding of the faith.

It offers an insightful look at the complex relationship of Sufism with both Muslim and non-Muslim societies. * A comprehensive and in-depth study of Sufism, with special focus on the sub-continent.* A reader-friendly presentation - meant for the layperson, with an interest in the subject.* Value-addition in the form of calligraphy, poetry, spiritual verses & quotations.a garland of Sufi poems, stories, sayings and calligraphic expression, conveying the attraction of the Sufi path.

- Carl W. Ernst, Director Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, University of North CarolinaThis timely book is a must read for anyone who wishes to understand Islam in general or Sufism in particular. In a blend of history, politics, sociology and spirituality, the book urges you to reflect on the sensitivities of a religion that is impacting the world today. - Khushwant SinghA well-written and thought-provoking account.

- Mushirul Hasan, Historian and Vice-Chancellor Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi



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