Sufism

Why Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar holds the key to Pakistan’s future security

One day the Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was wandering through a desert with a friend when dusk fell and it suddenly turned very cold.

Mar 15, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Amjad Sabri laid to rest amid tears, thousands attend Karachi funeral

Amjad Sabri laid to rest amid tears, thousands attend Karachi funeral

Qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was laid to rest amid tears next to his father Ghulam Farid Sabri, in the compound of Pir Herat Shah Warsi`s shrine.

Jun 23, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Strengthen Sufism to change perception about Islam: Forum

Scholars on Friday made a strong pitch for strengthening Sufism and "changing the perception" about Islam globally by spreading the faith effectively.

Mar 19, 2016, 03:30 AM IST
First World Sufi Forum to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

First World Sufi Forum to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

World Sufi Forum has been organised by the All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board (AIUMB).

Mar 17, 2016, 11:45 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi may attend global Sufi meet in Delhi

PM Narendra Modi may attend global Sufi meet in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the first World Sufi Forum (WSF) - an event that will highlight India as the "global centre for moderate" Islam - to be held here this month, organisers said.

Mar 01, 2016, 15:20 PM IST

Sufism's message shows the true picture of Islam: PM Modi

 The world needs to know the true picture of Islam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday while applauding Sufi culture and expressing hope that people from all religions will understand it.

Aug 30, 2015, 15:14 PM IST
AR Rahman reveals why he chose to adopt new faith

AR Rahman reveals why he chose to adopt new faith

 AR Rahman, who was born as AS Dileep Kumar, recently shared the tale of why he chose to discard the faith he was born into and adopt a new one.

Jan 18, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

Promote Sufism to counter terrorism: Muslim Students Organisation urges Modi

A Muslim body on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote Sufism as a counter to terrorism.

Sep 08, 2014, 00:03 AM IST

Three arrested in Russia over Sufi leader killing

Authorities in Russia have arrested three suspected Islamic militants who aided a female suicide bomber that killed an influential Muslim leader in Dagestan.

Dec 12, 2012, 15:18 PM IST

Sufism losing value in commercial Bollywood: Atif Aslam

Even as filmmakers have been fascinated with Sufism, Pakistani pop singer-actor Atif Aslam feels the Islamic mysticism is losing its value in Bollywood commercial space.

Aug 31, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

Sufism binds millions of hearts in subcontinent: Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen said that Sufism binds millions of people and Jahan-e-Khusrau festival is an effort to create a spiritual mood.

Feb 29, 2012, 12:43 PM IST

Sufism makes Kashmiri music even richer

Abhay says Kashmir is only being projected as a militancy-infested region.

Oct 18, 2010, 18:45 PM IST