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  1. Rajveer_97

    Sufism Is It Alright If I'm Interested In Sufism?

    What are your thoughts on me reading Sufi poetry and listening to Sufi music? I just find it beautiful, their principles are very similar to ours. The foundation stone of Harminder Sahib was laid down by Mian Mir by Guru Arjun Dev Ji's request. I see nothing wrong with it as long I keep the one...
  2. arshdeep88

    (In Punjabi/ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) Nice Punjabi Songs With A Blend Of Sufism

    Dastaan-e-ishq, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 2 - YouTube
  3. namjiwankaur

    Sufism Hearing The Divine Sound In Sufism? Hearing It In Sikhi?

    Thread moved to Interfaith Dialogs/ Sufism. The OP is basically asking for a comparison between Divine Sound in Sufism and Divine Sound in Sikhi. The title was also changed because early sentences about listening to music in the Espanola NM Gurdwara was an introduction to a broader question...
  4. namjiwankaur

    Sufism Daily Bowl Of Saki

    _/|\_ Sat Nam Hazrat Inayat Khan founded the Universal Sufi Orders in the west. They are not Islamic and take from many traditions. Its pretty awesome actually. At least in my humble opinion. Here's what Wikipedia says about him: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inayat_Khan Anyhoo....I...
  5. Admin

    Sufism Sufism Returns To Afghanistan After Years Of Repression

    As the Afghan government and its international allies intensify efforts to bring the conflict to an end, the role and influence of mystics is being sought to help bring the Taliban into talks on a political solution. Sufism or Islamic mysticism was once suppressed by the Taliban, but the sect...
  6. Ambarsaria

    Sufi Sufi-centric Musical Videos (Punjabi And Urdu Poetry: Part 2 Of 2)

    (see also for Baba Farid ji in Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sufism/34509-sufism-connecting-mankind.html#post142265 ) Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon YouTube - Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon *...
  7. Ambarsaria

    Sufi Sufi-centric Musical Videos (Punjabi And Urdu Poetry: Part 1 Of 2)

    (see also for Baba Farid ji in Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sufism/34509-sufism-connecting-mankind.html#post142265) Abida Parveen Sings Bulleh Shah (Sade Vere Aya Kar) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH8BgubvXWM&feature=player_detailpage Baba Bulley Shah By Molvi...
  8. spnadmin

    Sufism Sufism: Connecting Mankind

    Recently I went to the shrine of Hazrat Shaykh Hamza Makhdoom (RA) where yearly celebrations were going on. I saw Muslims and non Muslims - Hindu’s, Sikhs and even Christians - attending the “Dhikr” (remembrance of God) together. I have been to Muslim shrines outside Kashmir and witnessed the...
  9. spnadmin

    Islam The Islam That Hardliners Hate: Sufism Under Attack In Pakistan

    The Islam That Hard-Liners Hate By HUMA IMTIAZ AND CHARLOTTE BUCHEN KASUR, Pakistan — In Pakistan’s heartland, holy men with bells tied to their feet close their eyes and sway to the music. Nearby, rose petals are tossed on tombstones. Free food is distributed to devotees. This peaceful...
  10. Admin

    Sufism Spiritual Hermeneutics In The Sufism Of Ibn Arabi

    Spiritual Hermeneutics in the Sufism of Ibn Arabi Baljit Singh* The word hermeneutics has recently become quite popular among the philosophy, social sciences and literary circles. But this is not something novel or modern. Hermeneutics originally meant interpretation of texts. This goes back...
  11. spnadmin

    Sikhi And Sufism: A Spiritual Connection?

    This article turned up as part of a conversation on another network. The problem put to the forum can be summarized as follows: Both Sikhs and Sufis suffered mightily at the hands of Muslim overlords in northern India. In spite of this shared history, Sikhs and Sufis do not seem to connect...
  12. Admin

    Sufism Sufism And Sikhism

    by Daljit Singh and Guruka Singh One of my friends’ nieces asked me a question in the Gurdwara Langar Hall: "What is the difference between Sufism and Sikhism?" I just wondered where I should start. The first thing that came into my mind was the Sufi Saint named Mian Mir, who was...
  13. D

    Hinduism Definition Of Brahm: As Per Vedanta, Sufism And Gurmatt

    I was yesterday listening to Katha by Giani Pinder Pal Singh Ji , where he talked about BRAHM being different as per Vedanta philosophy , Sufism & Gurmatt . A few days back a Hindu brother argued with me that Sikhism was based on Hinduism only because it was in Sanatan Dharma initially that the...
  14. S

    Sikh News Hans Raj Hans Popularising The Soul Of Sufism Via Music (ANI Via Yahoo! India News)

    By Karan Kapoor Jalandhar, Nov.19 (ANI): Born in a Sikh family of farmers in Shafipur Village near Jalandhar, the popular singer Hans Raj Hans drew inspirations from street musicians and singers at holy shrines. He learnt music under the stewardship of Ustad Puran Shah Koti who motivated him...
  15. N

    Hinduism Hinduism, Sufism And Sikhism

    Due to the confused nature of statements from a minority of people in this forum about the historical connections between Sufism and Sikhism, I attach for everyone's consideration, the following article, obtained from the internet, for deeper consideration and reflection. Readers are warned in...
  16. Admin

    Christianity Sufism - Ten Principal Thoughts

    There are ten principal Sufi thoughts, which comprise all the important subjects with which the inner life of man is concerned. I There is One God, the Eternal, the Only Being; none exists save He. The God of the Sufi is the God of every creed, and the God of all. Names make no...
  17. Admin

    Sufism - Reflections On Life And Death

    As a fundamental fact of human existence, death is a theme that is common to both poetry and prophecy. While these two universal genres of discourse differ significantly, both confirm the importance of the remembrance of death (dhikr al-mawt). The Koran has been described as an Apocalypse, a...
  18. N

    Sufism Sikhism & Sufism

    To what extent is the relationship between Sikh philosophy and Sufi Philosophy? What is the fundamental difference and similarity between the two?
  19. B

    Islam Sufism - Were All Sufis Alike

    It is a popular notion that all Sufis advocated peace, equality and brotherhood of mankind. However I cam across the following interesting link. Perhaps if we have a Sufi follower amongst us, he/she can shed more light on this: http://www.saag.org/papers12/paper1160.html...