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Omid Safi’s ‘Radical Love’ recenters Sufi poetry within Islam – Religion News Service

(RNS) — Omid Safi’s new book ‘Radical Love’ offers a reminder to Muslims and non-Muslims alike: You can’t divorce Rumi’s mystical poetry from Islam.

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Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemble | Indian American Magazine | Events | San Jose CA | India Currents

May 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – Presenting the ancient sufi tradition of qawwali with deep devotion & ecstatic rhythms, the internationally renowned Sufi Qawwali ensemble Fanna-Fi-Allah will visit San Francisco during their 20th annual tour, carrying the flame of … Continue reading

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The shimmering, khamosh dargah

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | LALITA IYER It is among the few structures to have incorporated classical European elements within its architecture. Hyderabad: Crowded lanes, recalcitrant two-wheeler drivers, rash four wheelers and you make a right turn hoping the lane is large enough for … Continue reading

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Drunkenness and cosmology in Sufi poetry – William and Mary

by staff |  February 5, 2018 Oludamini Ogunnaike tentatively ushers the words to the poem he has translated from Sufi master Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse’s collection The Light of Truth. “The Holy is not seen with the naked eye, but rather with the eye … Continue reading

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City all set to enjoy Sufi Music Festival

I went to this festival many years ago when I was in Lahore for a conference on “Universal Islam” Amazing musician lineup! If you are in Lahore you should not miss this. – Imam Salim LAHORE: The city is set … Continue reading

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