Tag Archives: Sufi

The Sufi Music

Here is an Iranian Sufi song… It goes without saying that one of the ways of recognizing the beauty around us is listening to a stirring piece of music. Previously, I have posted the guitarist Gasbarroni playing “Recuredos de l’Alhambra” (Memories of the Alhambra, authored by Francisco Tarrega). I thought that  today we would look at […]

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The Sufi Path

Sufism in History Ali, the fourth caliph of the earliest Islamic period and the son-in-law of the Prophet, is considered to be the sultan (spiritual leader) of all Sufis. He provides a great personal example of the highest level of faith since beginning of 8th century. Foundation of Practice The spiritual path of Sufism could […]

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Rumi: The Giant Mystic Poet; The Master of Whirling Dervihes.

In 1207, a great mystic, saint and poet was born in Afghanistan. Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi – or just Rumi in North America – is the world’s best-selling poet eight centuries after he walked the Earth. Preceding both Gutenberg and Shakespeare, he has been reborn in the age of mass printing. Rumi is a literary survivor. […]

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