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Document Shushtari: poems

The poems of Shushtari, who has been called 'the Rumi of western Islam', are famous throughout North Africa, and are a wonderful combination of...

Shushtari, Sufi poetry, Sufism view
Document Shushtari introduction

A brief introduction to the great mystical poet from al-Andalus, Abu al-Hasan al-Shushtari: an overview of his life and the special kind of poems...

Sufi poetry, Sufism view
Document Hafiz: life and times, an introduction

This is a brief introduction to the life and times of Hafiz, considered by many to be the best lyric mystical poet of all time. We look at the...

Hafiz, Shiraz, Sufi poetry, Sufism view
Document Week 2: Hajji Bayram and the early Ottoman tradition

The early Ottoman tradition of Sufism constituted a remarkable flowering. In order to understand the poetic tradition of the Ottomans, especially...

Sufi poetry, Sufi orders, Sufism, Hajji Bayram, Ottoman Empire view
Document Baba Farid: a life of poverty

Popularly known as Baba Farid, he is one of the distinguished medieval Muslim mystics in the Indian world, most revered in the Punjabi communities...

Chishti, Farid, Punjab, Sufi poetry, Sufism view
Document Hafiz poems 1

This selection of two poems by Hafiz contrasts the different translation styles that have been used by recent translators to render his poems into...

Hafez, Hafiz, Islamic Mystical Poetry, Sufism, Sufi poetry view
Document Week 2: five poems by Hajji Bayram

These five poems by Hajji Bayram are well known and loved in Sufi circles in Turkey. They are the only ones considered to be authentically by...

Sufism, Sufi poetry, Hajji Bayram view
Link Beyond the stars: revisiting Abraham in the light of Islam

A podcast of a talk by Stephen Hirtenstein on the universal nature of the Patriarch Abraham

Abraham (patriarch), Islam, Ibn 'Arabi, Sufism, Mysticism view
Link International Association of Sufism

The International Association of Sufism is an educational organization dedicated to peace-keeping and community building. This home page contains...

Sufism, Islam view
Link Islamic Perspective: the Pursuit of Happiness

A lecture by Seyyed Hossein Nasr on Happiness and the Attainment of Happiness, part of a series where prominent speakers from different religious...

Islam, Religion, ethics, Sufism, Happiness, Heaven and hell, Felicity view
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