1 (No Transcript) 2 Sufism Riffat Agha July 2011 3 Mowlana Romis Hakayat 4 Metaphor Fan Water pipe pillar 5 Metaphor
One day tourist of India brought a strange creature for exhibitions. This strange creature kept under a tent and many people were gathered around this tent. soon one group of people got permission to go inside the tent to visited that strange creature. When that group entered in the tent they were surprised to see that there was pitch darkness in tent. every person was enabled to see any thing .They felt disappointment because they have to observed that creature by using their hands.
Any way an old woman touched that creature she felt a thin smart and wide but moving thing. she said that this creature is like a fan.
One small boy touched that creature and felt some thing round and long. He said that this creature is like water pipe.
Then two small girls bent under and bang with a fat and hard thing. They felt that it is a round just like trees stem and then said that this creature looks like a pillar.
After that every group visited that tent and given their remarks about their observation.
One Indian girls brought a candle light in tent. when every one seen in light that it was an elephant
Their eyes opened with wonder and they started laughing
Tasawaaf is a branch of Islamic knowledge which focus on the spiritual development of the Muslim
Prophet Muhammad was the source of knowledge for the entire Ummah
He was the fountain of Quran Hadith Tafseer language Fiqah and so on.
After the prophet.
8 After the prophet
the scholars of this Ummah carried and propagated each of these branches of knowledge.
Imam Abu Haifa preserved the science of Fiqah
Imam Bukhari preserved the words of prophet
The scholars of tajweed preserved the recitation of prophet
The scholars of Arabic grammar preserved the language of prophet
The Prophets deep love with GOD worship spirituality were preserved and propagated by Islamic science called TASAWAAF
11 How is Tasawaaf related to Sufism
Studying the life of prophet they wore wool dress because of its simplicity and low cost
In Arabic the word for wool is SUF
who wore wool became known an the SUFIS
Sufi is a unique word.
Sufi is a unique Power.
It does not relate to any particular religion.
It belongs to all of humanity.
Sufism is a school of self knowledge
Sufism is the science by which one knows the methods of traveling towards the King
It is also the means to the purification of the inward from defects and its adornment with all virtues
Its beginning is knowledge
its middle is action
its finality is the beautiful
gift from GOD
16 characteristics of TASAWWUF and Sufis there are eight qualities of a Sufi
The courage and magnanimity of Prophet Ibrahim
The obedience of Prophet Ismail
The patience and forbearance of Prophet Ayub
The poverty of Prophet Yahya
The simplicity of dress of Prophet Mosa
The traveling nature of Prophet Isa
The FUQR (contentment and renunciation) of Prophet Muhammad
17 Period of Sufism
Sufism arose from within Islam in the 8th-9th centuries CE as an ascetic movement
18 principal periods of Sufism
The first is that of the Prophet and his companions.
The second is that of the great figures of Sufism such as Hassan al Basri Rabia Al Adawiya Al Hallaj Al Jjunayd etc.
Thé formative period of Sufism was between 620 to 1100 AD. 19 Continue..
The third corresponds to the formalization of the doctrines and theory of Sufism.
The fourth period is characterized by the propagation of Sufism starting from its centre in Baghdad in Iraq from which it spread towards Iran and India in the east and the west (Maghrib) and Andalusia in the Europe.
1200 - 1500 AD
Golden Age of Sufism
21 Goals of Sufism
Acquire attributes of God
Die before your death
To acquire nearness of God
To achieve contented self (Nafs-ul-Mutmainna)
To cultivate God awareness (Taqwa)
To transform self (Tazkiya-e-Nafs)
(Removing the bad habits and acquiring the good manners)
22 Basic Sufi theme
relationship between humanity and Allah
23 Practices of Sufis 24
25 Sufi Attitude toward Worldly Activity
They enjoy social life
Operate work shops
26 Branches of Sufism
Abdul Qadir al-Jilani (d.561/1166)
Abdul Qadir Abu Najib as-Suhrawardi (d 564/1168)
Abdul Hasan ash-Shadhli (1196-1258)
Muinuddin Chishti (d.633/1236)
Bahauddin Naqshband (1317-1389)
27 Some Preeminent Sufis
Fareed u din atar
Shah wali ulla
Shah abdul latif bhtai
29 Some Sufi instruments 30 Sufi shrines 31 Shrine of Molna Rumi 32 Shams Tabriz shrine 33 Shah Rukan-e- Alam 34 Nizam u din Auliya 35 Shah shams sabazwari 36 tomb of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya 37 A shrine in vihari 38 Ismailism and Sufism 39 (No Transcript) 40 SUFISM TODAY
EDITED BY DR. LEIF STENBERG AND DR. CATHARINA RAUDVERE
East is emotional and west is objective what should we do
what is balance approach in recent era
Balance is the base of Islam we have to start it from the little things we do and apply it on our whole life.
The importance of Sufism in an Era of Globalization
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1. Are we happy
2.Disadvantages of technologies(like losing our identities feeding desires in our minds making us machines)
3.Purpose of Sufism (purification of heart) ( Hadees) Know that Allah does not look at your face nor does He look at your body but He looks at your hearts.
4. How Sufism fits into this new age of internet and globalization
(We need to look after our hearts in order to attain happiness and spiritual equilibrium. Sufism is all about good character and good manners.)
Keep balance in your materialistic and spiritual life.
It is the real Sufism of this era.
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