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Al-Fuyoozaat-ul-Muhammadiyyah by Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri
Al-Fuyoozaat-ul-Muhammadiyyah by Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri

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Shaykh ul Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri (Urdu: محمد طاہر القادری) (born February 19, 1951) is a Muslim writer, poet, professor, religious scholar, and a politician from Pakistan. ...

Shaykh Abdul Qadir al-Jilani(radi allah hu tala anhu)

  1. Sirr al-asrar (The secret of secrets)
  2. Futuh al-ghayb (Revelations of the Unseen)
  3. Ghunyat al-talibeen (Wealth for Seekers)
  4. Al-Fat'hu Rabbani (The Endowment of Divine Grace)

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jelani (Arabic: عبد القادر الجيلانى ) was a noted Hanbali preacher, Sufi sheikh and the eponymous founder of the Qadiri Sufi order (selsela). ...

Mohiuddin Ibn-Arabi

  1. Futuhat al-Makkiyya (The Meccan Revelations)

Translation of two chapters from Futuhat by William Chittick is available here :[1] For the Maliki scholar, see Ibn al-Arabi. ...

  1. Fusus al-hikam (Bezels of Wisdom)

An old translation is available at : [2]

  1. Ittihâd al-kawn (Epistle of Cosmic Unification)[3]
  2. Mishkat al-Anwâr (Divine Sayings)
  3. Ibn `Arabi - Shorter Texts Overview at : [4]

Shams Tabrizi

  1. Me and Rumi

For the missionary, see Shams Tabraiz (missionary). ...

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi

  1. Masnavi-ye Manavi (Spiritual Couplets)
  2. Diwan-e Shams-e Tabriz-i (The Works of Shams of Tabriz)
  3. Fihi Ma Fihi
  4. Majalis-i Sab-a

Rumi redirects here. ... The Masnavi or Masnavi I Manavi (مثنوی معنوی in Persian), also written Mathnawi or Mesnevi, is a six book collection of texts, poems, teaching stories and prayers written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, the well known Persian Sufi saint and poet. ... Diwan-e Shams-e Tabriz-i or Diwan i Shams is Moulana Rumis masterpiece in the Persian language, a collection of poems that contains more than 40,000 verses. ...

Mansur Al-Hallaj

  1. Kitab al Tawasin[5]

Mansur al-Hallaj (Arabic: منصور الحلاج - Mansūr al-Hallāj; Persian: - Mansūr-e Hallāj) (c. ...

Al-Ghazali

  1. Ihya' 'ulum ud-din (The revival of the religious sciences)Arabic
  2. Kimiya-yi sa'adat (The Alchemy of Happiness)Persian vol1,vol2.English
  3. Mishkat al-anwar (The Niche of Lights)
  4. Mizan al-'amal (Criterien of Action)Arabic,English 2 chapters
  5. Makashafa tul Quloob (The Opening of the Hearts)
  6. Al-Munqidh min al-Dalal (Rescuer from Misguidance)Arabic,

Abu Hāmed Mohammad ibn Mohammad al-Ghazzālī (1058-1111) (Persian: ), known as Algazel to the western medieval world, born and died in Tus, in the Khorasan province of Persia (modern day Iran). ...

Data Ganj Baksh (also known as Hujwiri)

  1. Kashf al Mahjub (Unveiling the Veiled)

Syed Abul Hassan Bin Usman Bin Ali Al-Hajweri, also known as Ali Hajweri, Data Ganj Bakhsh, or Data Sahib, was a scholar of Islam and a Sufi saint. ...

Amir Khusro

Abul Hasan Yamīn al-Dīn Khusrow (Persian: , Devanagari: अबुल हसन यमीनुददीन ख़ुसरो) (1253-1325 CE), better known as Amīr Khusrow Dehlawī, was the greatest Persian-writing poet of medieval India one of the iconic figures in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent. ...

Farid ad-Din Attar

  1. Mantiq at-Tayr (The Conference of the Birds)
  2. Assrarnameh (The Book of Secrets)
  3. Tadkhirat al-Awliya (Biographies of the Saints)

Farid al-Din Attar (b. ... The Concourse of the Birds painted by Habib Allah. ...

Bulleh Shah

  1. Kafi

Bulleh Shah Bulleh Shah (1680 – 1757)(Punjabi: ), whose real name was Abdullah Shah, was a Punjabi Sufi poet and humanist. ... Kafi is a classical form of poetry originating from the Punjab. ...

Hafez-e Shirazi

  • Divan-e Hafez

Hafez, detail of an illumination in a Persian manuscript of the Divan of Hafez, 18th century. ...

Saadi

  1. Gulistan (The Rosegarden)-e-Saadi-e-Shirazi
  2. Bustan (The Orchard)-e-Saadi-e-Shirazi

Sheikh Sa‘di (in Persian: , full name in English: Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif-ibn-Abdullah) (1184 - 1283/1291?) is one of the major Persian poets of the medieval period. ... Gulestan is a landmark literary work in Persian literature. ... Bostan (pronounced Bustān) is a book of combined poetry and prose by Perisan writer and legend Saadi, completed in 1257CE. It is the first work of Sadi, and its title means the fruit orchard. ...

Ibn 'Ata Allah

  1. The Key to Salvation: A Sufi Manual of Invocation (Miftah al-Falah)[6]
  2. Hikam (maxims or aphorisms)[7]

Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ibn Ata Allah (d. ...

Ahmed Zarruq

  1. Poor man's book of assistance , translated by Hamza Yusuf

Sheikh Ahmed Zarruq was a Shadhili Sufi Sheikh and founder of the Zarruqiyye branch of the Shadhili Sufi order (Tariqa). ... Hamza Yusuf Hanson is an Islamic scholar who teaches at the Zaytuna Institute in California, U.S.. He is one of the signatories of A Common Word Between Us and You, an open letter by Islamic scholars to Christian leaders, calling for peace and understanding. ...

Imam Maulud

Purification of heart , translated by Hamza Yusuf Hamza Yusuf Hanson is an Islamic scholar who teaches at the Zaytuna Institute in California, U.S.. He is one of the signatories of A Common Word Between Us and You, an open letter by Islamic scholars to Christian leaders, calling for peace and understanding. ...


Sultan Bahu

Kanzul Anwar (Urdu translation) Sultan Bahu (ca 1628 - 1691) was a Muslim Sufi and saint, who founded the Sarwari Qadiri sufi order. ...


Books by descendants / khulifas of Hazrat Sultan Bahu (R.A)

Hadrat Sultan Bahu Life & Work BY Professor Syed Ahmed Saeed Hamadani (English)


Qamar-Ul-Arfeen (Almaroof Fayozat-E-Sultania) BY Hadrat Abdul Ghafoor Arshi Qadri Fazli Sarwari Sultani Chisti R.A (Urdu)



Fezan-E-Sultan-Ul-Arfeen By Asim Ahmed Raza (Urdu)


Mukhzan-Ul-Asrar-O-Sultan-Ul-Oorad BY Hadrat Faqir Noor Muhammed R.A (Urdu)


Munakib-E-Sultani BY Hadrat Sheikh Sultan Hamid R.A (Urdu)


Anwar-E-Sultani BY Hadrat Faqir Noor Muhammed Sarwari Qadri R.A (Urdu)


Israr-Ul-Haroof(FAQR) BY Professor Syed Ahmed Saeed Hamadani (Urdu)


Mirat-E-Sultani Ahwal-O-Asrar-O-Afkar Hadrat Sultan Bahu (R.A) Bahu Nama Kamil BY Dr.Sultan Altaf Ali (Urdu)

  1. Nurul Huda (Light of Guidance)
  2. Risala-e-Roohi (Book of Soul)

Khwaja Farid

  1. Dewan-e-Farid (Siraiki Poetry)
  2. Dewan-e-Farid (Urdu Poetry)
  3. Manaqabe Mehboobia ( Persian prose -Biography of his father; now translated in Urdu by Mujahid Jatoi)
  4. Fawaid Faridia (Persian prose)
  5. Maqabees-ul-Majalis(Persian--now translated in Urdu by Wahid Bakhish Sial)

Khwaja Fareed (خواجہ فرید) or Khawaja Farid (1844-1901) was a Siraiki poet and mystic of the Panjab region of Pakistan. ...

Mawlana Faizani

  1. General Questions on Faith, Mankind and the World
  2. Knowing Oneself - Knowing God (1st Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)
  3. Magnificence and Perfection of Glorious Artificer in Arts (2nd Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)
  4. Man and the Secrets of Nearness (3rd Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)
  5. Man and the Philosophy of Test (4th Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)
  6. The Secrets of Creation up to the Court of Greatness (5th Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)
  7. Alphabets of the Secrets of the Quran (6th Goblet for the Fortification of Faith)

Books free for download at: * Islam Way Online - Your Religion and Spirituality Portal Books on Life and Faith, Mankind and the World Mawlana Faizani Mawalana Faizani was born 17 April 1923 (the twenty-first day of Ramadan of that year) in Herat, Afghanistan to a family of miagan (religious scholars descended from a great Islamic saint). ...


Muhammad al-Jazuli

  1. Dala'il al-Khairat

Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli (died 1465) was a Moroccan muslim of Berber origin who is most famous for compiling the Dalail ul Khairat, an extremely popular Muslim prayer book. ... Dalail ul Khairat (meaning the Waymarks of Benefits) is a famous collection of prayers for the Prophet Muhammad, which was written by the Moroccan Sufi and Islamic Scholar Muhammad al-Jazuli (died 1465). ...

Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri

  • “Dala’il al-Barakat” (10,000 Durood and Salawaat in praise of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, written in the style of the well-read Dala’il al-Khayrat of Imam Jazuli, which was written nearly 1,000 years ago),
  • Al-Fuyoozaat-ul-Muhammadiyyah
  • Salato Su`ril Qur`an `Ala Sayed-e-Walad-e-Adnan
  • Asma`o Hamilil Liwa Murattabat-e-`Ala Huroofil Hijae
  • Ahsan-ul-Maurid fi Salatil Mawlid [1]

Shaykh ul Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri (Urdu: محمد طاہر القادری) (born February 19, 1951) is a Muslim writer, poet, professor, religious scholar, and a politician from Pakistan. ... Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli (died 1465) was a Moroccan muslim of Berber origin who is most famous for compiling the Dalail ul Khairat, an extremely popular Muslim prayer book. ...

See also

Sufism is a mystic tradition within Islam that encompasses a diverse range of beliefs and practices dedicated to Divine love and the cultivation of the elements of the Divine within the individual human being. ...

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Urdu ( , , trans. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Sufism is a mystic tradition within Islam that encompasses a diverse range of beliefs and practices dedicated to Divine love and the cultivation of the elements of the Divine within the individual human being. ... Ihsan (or Ehsan or Ahsan or احسان) is an Arabic term meaning perfection or excellence. ... Noor is the link which binds being to knowledge in Sufism. ... Maqaam ( the station ) is ones spiritual station or developmental level, as distinct from ones hal, or state of consciousness. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A manzil (منزل, plural manazil, منازل) is one of seven parts of roughly equal length into which the Quran is divided for the purpose of reciting the entire text in one week. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Fanaa (فناء) is the Sufi term for extinction. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... ḤaqÄ«qah (Arabic: حقيقة) is literally translated as essence, or truth (derived from one of the 99 names of Allah, Al-Haqq [الحق], means The Truth). ... Marifa (or alternatively marifah) literally means knowledge. ... Drawing from Quranic verses, virtually all Sufis distinguish Lataif-e-Sitta (The six subtleties), Nafs, Qalb, Sirr, Ruh, Khafi & Akhfa. ... Dhawq (Arabic:ذَوق) or Dhawk or Dhauq or Zauq (in urdu) is the Taste sensation. Philosophically, it refers to the experience in the sense of knowledge of anything, gained personally by direct contact with the facts. ... The term Sulook or Suluk when related to the Islam and sufism means to walk a (spiritual) path (to God). ... Although there is no consensus with regard to Sufi cosmology, one can disentangle various threads that led to the crystallization of more or less coherent cosmological doctrines. ... The literal meaning of the word kashf is unveling, but in Sufi terminology it means to expose the heart to metaphysical illumination or revelation unattainable by reason. ... Following are some of the concepts in Sufi metaphysics // Wahdat-ul-Wujood or Wahdat al-Wujud (Arabic: وحدة الوجود) the Unity of Being is a Sufi philosophy emphasizing that there is no true existence except the Ultimate Truth (God). All of his creations emerge from `adim (عدم non-existence) to wujood (existence) out... There are three central concepts in Sufi Psychology, which are the ego, the heart and the soul. ... Tajalliat (plural of tajalli) or theophanies in the realm of being are manifestations of the divine Truth with regard to infinite perfection and eternal glory. ... Dhikr , ذکر (Zikr in Urdu and Zekr in Persian) (Arabic pronouncement, invocation or remembrance) is an Islamic practice that focuses on the remembrance of God. ... Hadhra (Arabic:حضرة) is the term given to a sacred dance performed by Sufi Muslims accompanied by dhikr recitations invoking the name of Allah. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Qawwali (Urdu: قوٌالی, Hindi: क़वाली) is the devotional music of the Chishti Sufis of the Indian Subcontinent. ... Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) of the automobile aftermarket was formed in 1963 by Roy Richter, Ed Iskenderian, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand, Jr. ... -1... Tariqah ( transliteration: ; pl. ... The Chishti Order was founded by Khwaja Abu Ishaq Shami (the Syrian) (d. ... Whirling Dervishes perform near the Mevlevi Museum in Konya, Turkey. ... The Mouride brotherhood (Muride brotherhood in Wolof, الطريقة المريدية, Aá¹­-ṬarÄ«qat al-MurÄ«diyya or simply مريدية, MurÄ«diyya in Arabic) is a large Islamic Sufi order (á¹­arÄ«qa) most prominent in Senegal and The Gambia, with headquarters in the holy city of Touba, Senegal (Tuubaa in Wolof, طوبى, Ṭūbā in Arabic). ... Naqshbandi (Naqshbandiyya) is one of the major Sufi orders (tariqa) of Islam. ... The Holy Quran, 2:148 Whoever knows the true self, knows God. ... Qadiriyyah (Arabic: القادريه ) (also transliterated Qadiri), is one of the oldest Sufi tariqas, derives its name from Abdul Qadir Jilani (also transliterated other ways) (1077-1166), a native of the Iranian province of Gilan. ... The Rifai (also Rufai) are a Sufi order most commonly found in the Arab Middle East but also in Turkey and the Balkans. ... The Tariqa ash Shadhiliya is the Sufi order founded by Abu-l-Hassan ash-Shadhili. ... Suhrawardiyya is the name of a Sufi order founded by Shihabuddin Yahya as-Suhrawardi. ... The Tijāniyyah (Arabic: الطريقة التجانية, transliterated: Al-ṬarÄ«qah al-Tijāniyyah, or The TijānÄ« Path) is a sufi á¹­arÄ«qah (order, path) originating in North Africa but now more widespread in West Africa, particularly in Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, and Northern Nigeria and Sudan. ... List of Tariqas or Sufi brotherhoods Aâbid Adhamiyya Adrawiyya Agamiyya Ahiyya Ahl-el Haqq Ahmadiyya (soefis) Ahmadiyya-Idrissiyya Aissawiyya Akbariyya Akmaliyya (Haqmaliyya) Ak Tagh > Naqshbandiyya Alamiyya Alawiyya (Hadramiyya) Aliyallahiyya Alwaniyya Amariyya Amgariyya Ansariyya Arusiyya Ashrafiyya Ashuriyya Awhadiyya Aydarusiyya Azeema BaAlawi BaAlawi-Atissiyya Badawiyya Bakkaiyya Banawa... Uwais al-Qarni or Oveys Gharani (Arabic: أويس القرني) (died 657 A.D.) was a Muslim resident of Qaran in Yemen who lived during the lifetime of Muhammad. ... Hasan al-Basri (حسن البسری) [Abu Said al-Hasan ibn Abi-l-Hasan Yasar al-Basri], (642 - 728 or 737), Arab theologian, was born at Medina. ... RābiÊ»a al-Ê»Adawiyya al-Quaysiyya (Arabic: رابعة العدوية القيسية) or simply Rabia Al-Basri (717–801 C.E.) was a female Sufi saint. ... Image:Bastam ghabr. ... Junayd ibn Muhammad Abu al-Qasim al-Khazzaz al-Baghdadi[The water walker,(830-910) (d. ... Dhul-Nun al-Misri (Arabic:ذو النون المصري) (d. ... ... Abusaeid Abolkheyr(966-1046) (In Persian ابوسعید ابوالخیر هجری قمری 440-357) also known as Sheikh Abusaeid , was a famous Persian Sufi who contributed extensively to the evolution of Sufi thought. ... Abu Hāmed Mohammad ibn Mohammad al-GhazzālÄ« (1058-1111) (Persian: ), known as Algazel to the western medieval world, born and died in Tus, in the Khorasan province of Persia (modern day Iran). ... Abul-Hassan Ali ibn Ahmad (or ibn Ja’far) ibn Salmān al-Kharaqāni or Shaikh Abul-Hassan Kharaqāni [also written Kherqāni] (Persian شیخ ابوالحسن خرقانی ) is one of the great Sufi Masters of Islam. ... Sheikh Muhyiddeen Abdul Qadir Gilani (1077 – 1166 CE) was a mystic scholar and saint of Islam. ... Moinuddin Chishti dargah, Ajmer, India Khawaja Moinuddin Chishty (Persian: خواجہ معین الدین چشتی ) was born in 1141 and died in 1230 CE, also known as Gharib Nawaz (Persian: غریب نواز ), is the most famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order of South Asia. ... Shahab al-Din Yahya as-Suhrawardi (from the Arabicشهاب الدين يحيى سهروردى, also known as Sohrevardi) (born 1153 in North-West-Iran; died 1191 in Aleppo) was a persian philosopher and Sufi, founder of School of Illumination, one of the most important islamic doctrine in Philosophy. ... Ahmed ar-Rifai was a founder of the Rifai Sufi order. ... Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki was a renowned Muslim Sufi saint and scholar in the Chishti Order from Delhi, India. ... Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Masood Ganjshakar (Punjabi: ) commonly known as Baba Farid(بابا فرید) (ਬਾਬਾ ਫ਼ਰੀਦ) was a 12-th century Sufi preacher and saint of Punjab. ... For the Maliki scholar, see Ibn al-Arabi. ... For the missionary, see Shams Tabraiz (missionary). ... Rumi redirects here. ... Sheikh Sa‘di (in Persian: , full name in English: Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif-ibn-Abdullah) (1184 - 1283/1291?) is one of the major Persian poets of the medieval period. ... Farid al-Din Attar (b. ... Mahmud Shabistari is one of the most celebrated Persian Sufi poets. ... For the Bangledeshi cricketer of the same name, see Nizamuddin (cricketer). ... Data Durbar, Hujwiris shrine in Lahore, Pakistan Syed Abul Hassan Bin Usman Bin Ali Al-Hajweri (Arabic: سید علی بن عثمان الہجوہری ) (sometimes spelled Hujwiri), also known as Shaikh Ali Hajweri, Data Ganj Bakhsh (Urdu: داتا گنج بخش ), or Data Sahib, was a scholar of Islam and a Sufi saint, and writer of the 11th century. ... Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1318 - 1389) was the founder of what would become one of the largest and most influential Sufi Muslim orders, the Naqshbandi. ... Abul Hasan YamÄ«n al-DÄ«n Khusrow (Persian: , Devanagari: अबुल हसन यमीनुददीन ख़ुसरो) (1253-1325 CE), better known as AmÄ«r Khusrow DehlawÄ«, was the greatest Persian-writing poet of medieval India one of the iconic figures in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent. ... Sheikh Safi al-Dins tomb Sheikh Safi-ad-din Ishaq Ardabili (of Ardabil) (1252-1334) (Persian: ), eponym of the Safavid dynasty, was the spiritual heir and son in law of the great Sufi Murshid (Grand Master) Sheikh Zahed Gilani, of Lahijan in Gilan Province in northern Iran. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Shah Nur ad-Din Nimatullah Vali. ... Sheikh Najmeddin Kubra was a 13th century famous Persian Sufi from Khwarezmia and was the founder of the Kubrawiya Sufi order. ... Illustration from Jamis Rose Garden of the Pious, dated 1553. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Muhammad al-Jazuli. ... // Hazrat Makhdum Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Aliah) was born in Herat on 19th Rabi ul Awal 592 Hijri. ... It has been suggested that Wali Allah Dahlawi be merged into this article or section. ... Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ibn Ata Allah (d. ... // Deva SharifBarabanki, India . ... Sheikh Ahmed Zarruq (1442-1493) was a Shadhili Sufi Sheikh and founder of the Zarruqiyye branch of the Shadhili Sufi order (Tariqa). ... Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasavi. ... Yunus Emre (1238?–1320?) was a Turkish poet and Sufi mystic. ... Hadrat Khawaja Sayyad Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Semnani was a Sufi Saint of the Chishti Order of Sufi. ... Ahmad Sirhindi was an Islamic scholar and prominent member of the Naqshbandi Sufi order. ... Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (1689 - 1752), was a great Sufi scholar and saint, and is considered as the greatest ever poet in the Sindhi language. ... Imam Abd Allah ibn Alawi al-Haddad born in 1634 CE (1044 Hijri). ... Sultan Bahu (ca 1628 - 1691) was a Muslim Sufi and saint, who founded the Sarwari Qadiri sufi order. ... Shaykh ul Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri (Urdu: محمد طاہر القادری) (born February 19, 1951) is a Muslim writer, poet, professor, religious scholar, and a politician from Pakistan. ... Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad at Al-Hidayah (26 August 2007) Timothy J. Winter (born 1960), aka Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, is a British Muslim thinker, translator, and teacher. ... Shaykh Nazim in Cyprus after a prayer Mehmet Nâzım Adil (Arabic : الشيخ ناظم القبرصي; also known as Sultan-al Awliya Shaykh Mawlana as-Sayyid Khwaja Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani al-Qubrusi an-Naqshbandi (April 23, 1922 - IC: Shaban 26, 1340) is the leader of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order. ... Muhammad Hisham Kabbani (born in Lebanon) is a prominent and controversial American Sufi Muslim. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Al-Sayyid Muhammad ibn Alawi ibn Abbas al-Maliki (1947 - 2004) was a prominent Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia. ... Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (ریاض احمدگوھرشاہی) (‎25 November 1941 – 25 November 2001) was a Pakistani author, spiritual leader and founder of the spiritual movement Anjuman Serfroshan-e-Islam. ... Shaykh Dr. Abdalqadir as-Sufi, (b 1930, Ayr, Scotland) family name Ian Dallas, is a Shaykh of Tarbiyah (Instruction), leader of the Darqawi-Shadhili-Qadiri Tariqa, founder of the Murabitun World Movement and author of numerous books on Islam, Sufism (Tasawwuf) and political theory. ... Sufi studies: a particular branch of comparative studies that uses a. ... Idries Shah (16 June 1924–23 November 1996) (Persian: ادریس شاه), also known as Idris Shah, né Sayyid Idris al-Hashimi (Arabic: سيد إدريس الهاشمي), was an author in the Naqshbandi sufist tradition on works ranging from psychology and spirituality to travelogues and culture studies, and was descended from the revered family, the Sadaat of... Martin Lings Martin Lings (Abu Bakr Siraj Ad-Din) (January 24, 1909 – May 12, 2005) was a lifelong student and follower of Frithjof Schuon and a British scholar of Sufism. ... William C. Chittick is a renowned Islamologist. ... Carl W. Ernst is a scholar of Islamic studies. ... Michael A. Sells is currently the John Henry Barrows Professor of Islamic History and Literature at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. ... Henry Corbin (14 April 1903 - October 7, 1978) was a philosopher, theologian and professor of Islamic Studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. ... Robert Frager, Ph. ... Annemarie Schimmel (April 7, 1922 - January 26, 2003) was a well known and very influential German Iranologist and scholar who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism. ... // Lex Hixon Alexander Paul Hixon, PhD, 1941-1995, spiritual teacher and author In his 53 years of life, Lex Hixon, an accomplished poet, philosopher and spiritual practitioner, explored extensively the truth of the great religious traditions. ... Ivan Abd Al-Hadi Aguéli (Johan Gustaf Agelii or Sheikh Abd Al-Hadi Aqhili), (Sala, Kingdom of Sweden May 24, 1869 - Barcelona, Spain October 1, 1917) was a Swedish-born Impressionist painter and Sufi scholar. ... René Jean Marie Joseph Guénon (November 15, 1886 – January 7, 1951) also named Sheikh Abd al-Wahid Yahya upon his acceptance of Islam, was a French-born author. ... Nasr is an internationally acclaimed scholar [1]. Seyyed Hossein Nasr (Persian: سيد حسين نصر), (1933-), a University Professor of the department of Islamic studies at George Washington University, is a leading Iranian Muslim philosopher. ... Titus Burckhardt, a German Swiss, was born in Florence in 1908 and died in Lausanne in 1984. ... Tage Lindbom and Kurt Almqvist. ... Tage Lindbom Tage Leonard Lindbom (24 October 1909 - 2001), PhD in Political science, party theoretician and director of the archives of the Swedish Social Democratic Party 1938-1965, Muslim convert, representative of the Traditional School and the Perennial philosophy. ... Frithjof Schuon (June 18, 1907 – May 5, 1998) is a metaphysician, poet, painter, and a leading figure of traditional metaphysics. ... Sufism began in the eighth century. ... Sufi poetry, for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr, has been written in many languages. ...

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