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Sadia Dehlvi

Mystic Mantra: Muharram — A month of spiritual renewal

In Islamic traditions, the 10th of Muharram, is said to be amongst the most blessed of days.

15 Sep 2018 6:02 AM

Mystic Mantra: No space for ‘I’ in Sufi doctrine

One of the most striking aspects of the female Sufis is the certainty expressed in their relationship with God and His love for them.

28 Aug 2018 12:49 AM

An engagement with the almighty

Haj is a set of rituals that takes place in and around Mecca each year in this month of Zil-haj, the last and 12th month of the Islamic calendar.

16 Aug 2018 2:28 AM

Mystic Mantra: Heart’s nature is to constantly turn

Sentences using the ‘heart’ as a metaphor to indicate guidance and righteousness are mentioned multiple times in the holy book.

02 Aug 2018 6:09 AM

Mystic Mantra: Ibrahim— From king to ascetic

Ibrahim was a wealthy king whose palace was full of gold, silver and precious gems.

21 Jul 2018 12:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: Bishr al Haafi: The barefoot Sufi

Bishr al Haafi is one of the famous early Sufis of the ninth century. His real name was Bishr ibn Harris.

10 Jul 2018 1:16 AM

Mystic Mantra: Khusrau — A true son of soil

Amir Khusrau is remembered as one of the founders of the syncretic traditions of Hindustani culture.

23 Jun 2018 6:02 AM

Mystic Mantra: Jesus — Knower of divine mysteries

Sufis have forever expressed profound reverence for Jesus, regarding him a perfect Sufi master and knower of divine mysteries.

22 Dec 2017 5:25 AM

Mystic Mantra: The right message of Islam

The Prophet taught to love the one God, emphasising that the path leading to him consists of kindness, compassion and moderation.

09 Dec 2017 1:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Divine love means surrendering to God

Muhasibi had serious political and doctrinal difference with Mamun, the caliph of Baghdad.

10 Nov 2017 2:42 AM