List of Sufis

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Sufism (Arabic: تصوّف‎ – taṣawwuf, Persian: صوفی‌گریsufigari, Turkmen: tasavvuf, Urdu: تصوف‎) is generally understood to be the inner, mystical dimension of Islam.[1][2][3] A practitioner of this tradition is generally known as a ṣūfī (صُوفِيّ), though some adherents of the tradition reserve this term only for those practitioners who have attained the goals of the Sufi tradition. Another name used for a Sufi seeker is dervish.

Notable Sufis[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Alan Godlas, University of Georgia, Sufism's Many Paths, 2000, University of Georgia
  2. ^ Nuh Ha Mim Keller, "How would you respond to the claim that Sufism is Bid'a?", 1995. Fatwa accessible
  3. ^ Dr. Zubair Fattani, "The meaning of Tasawwuf", Islamic Academy.