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Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

Mystic Mantra: Habba Khatoon — The Nightingale of Kashmir

Habba was among the few Kashmiri women who found their way to the echelons of power as the Queen of Kashmir’s famous King.

07 Sep 2019 6:54 AM

Mystic Mantra: Kashmir’s Mahbub-ul-Aalam: Beloved of the World

Makhdum Sahib’s entire lineage was known for an intellectual legacy and an ethics-based spirituality (Tariqat).

10 Aug 2019 5:50 AM

Mystic Mantra: Sha’rani in the ‘Madrasa Discourses’ project

More to the point, Sha’rani’s seminal work al-’Uhud al-Muhammadiyya is a guiding light for the modern seekers in Sufism.

27 Jul 2019 12:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: Gwalior’s Sufi mystic and the yogic experience

Besides a Shattari Sufi pioneer, Ghaus Gwaliyari was one of the first translators of yoga texts to Persian in the 16th century.

15 Jun 2019 2:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: Ramazan - The month of mercy

Ramazan offers an opportunity to emulate the glorious social characteristics of the Prophet (pbuh).

04 May 2019 12:45 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Celebrating the Shab-e-Bar’at

Replete with divine bounties and spiritual blessings, Shab-e-Bar’at assumes a great festive flavour in India with fireworks and lighting of homes.

20 Apr 2019 6:03 AM

Mystic Mantra: Ibn Rushd’s reflections on spirituality

After the catastrophes of the two World Wars, we are now fated to see the biggest tragedy of the 21st century.

03 Apr 2019 1:41 AM

Mystic Mantra: Id-e-Gulabi - A Sufi celebration of colours

This syncretic culture in India was actually inspired by the holiest Sufi saint of Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia and his disciple, Amir Khusrow.

23 Mar 2019 6:29 AM

Mystic Mantra: Sufi Basant — Mosaic of multiculturalism in India

For Hindus, Basant Panchami is dedicated to Saraswati who is venerated as a deity of wisdom.

19 Feb 2019 5:24 AM

Mystic Mantra: Sufis on ethics and politics

Some Sufis even warn of the toxic effects of mixing religion with politics.

19 Jan 2019 6:30 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Sufis on haya’a, takabbur and iman

Prophet himself was an epitome of modesty and humbleness, as several hadith narrators, like Ibn Umar, have reported.

26 Dec 2018 6:34 AM

Mystic Mantra: Akhi Siraj and his spiritual radiance

An extremely modest Sufi, Akhi Siraj spent all his short-lived life in the wider dissemination of spiritual intellect in the vast land of Bengal.

28 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

Mystic Mantra: Love in the truest sense

Devotion to Prophets is one of the basic creeds of Islamic faith.

14 Nov 2018 5:51 AM

Mystic Mantra: Lalla Arifa - A Sufi-Shaivite lady

At the same time, Lalla’s poetry came crashing down on the parasitic forms of ritualism and false religiosity.

10 Nov 2018 7:11 AM

Mystic Mantra: Kashmiri mysticism

Rishi-Sufis focused not only on spiritual pursuits but also social, economic and cultural development of the Kashmir Valley.

22 Oct 2018 6:02 AM

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Mystic mantra: Hussaini brahmins upheld the truth

Wah Dutt Sultan,Hindu ka Dharm,Musalman ka Iman,Adha Hindu, Adha Musalman.

04 Oct 2018 6:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: Hasrat’s syncretic spirituality

Through his mystic poetry, Hasrat dedicated beautiful tributes of love and devotion.

06 Sep 2018 7:56 AM

Mystic Mantra: The true meaning of qurbani

Acts that strengthen fraternity, brotherhood and charity are greatly valued on the day of Id-ul-Adha.

22 Aug 2018 1:49 AM

Mystic Mantra: Mir Dard’s divine poetics

Dard believed that mastering the art of expression is a God-gifted skill and a mark of “manhood” (adamiyat).

09 Aug 2018 6:48 AM

Mystic Mantra: The earliest Sufi woman

When Gabriel (the angel of revelation) brought down the first revelation to the Prophet, he began trembling with great fright and worries.

30 Jun 2018 5:39 AM

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