“Sama” Spiritual Performance of the Sufis

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Sufi Music is the devotional music of the Sufis sama and that tradition of music wherein Sufism and Sufi Philosophy are presented through Sufi poems with music as the vehicle in Sufi Style. Probably there was no other aspect of Sufism that was more contentious and at the same time more popular , than the practice of music and dance .

Aman Aggarwal“Sama” Spiritual Performance of the Sufis
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Females In The Sufi World – An Untold Story

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Females In The Sufi World – An Untold Story

The world famous Islamic Sufi poet Mevlana Jalal-ud-din Rumi (1207-1273) wrote: “Woman is the radiance of God; She is not your Beloved. She is the Creator- you could say that She is not Created.”  In other words, everything has originated from a woman. If we consider Adam as the first male, then the soul from which he is born is also a female. So, just like God, femineity is present everywhere.

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Sufi Poetry and Music-At a Glance

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Music is known to have intense effects on the inner sentiments of all beings. All art forms are considered to be mediums through which one can express their feelings. Be it poetry or Music, Dance or painting etc. every art form plays an important role in conveying a variety of emotions instilled in a human being. It’s not surprising at all that Sufis emphasized so much on music and especially poetry, in their teachings and their understanding of the way to

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SUFISM – A Mystic way to spread the Message of God

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various Prophets who existed in the Islamic world and the sayings of these Prophets that have affected the lives of many at large. It has been observed that Sufism sees no boundaries as far as the barriers of religion, caste, creed and culture are concerned. Sufism means “going Beyond”, which makes the Sufi neither a part of the Islamic body nor separate from it.

Aman AggarwalSUFISM – A Mystic way to spread the Message of God
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