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The Sufis whirl into the world of politics by Yunus Momoniat via Mail and Guardian Online
Professor Abdulkarim Tayob of the University of Cape Town suggests that today’s Muslims’ increasing interest in Sufism is a sign of a turn away from the politicisation of Islam that emerged since the 1970s. ... Sufis practise a form of benevolence that can lend itself to a kind of accommodation with the powers that be, and in a post-9/11 world, Sufism has become the object of American political scientists keen to find a strain of Islam they might deploy in the West’s 21st-century crusade against the political Islam of the Islamists.

A brief survey of Sufi politics around the world reveals their imbrication in a series of conflict situations, both on the side of power and against it. During the 19th century the Sufi order was a significant force of resistance against foreign occupation in Sudan, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere, but this was essentially a traditionalist stance against modernisation, which later nationalists opposed. read on
Commemoration of Farid al-Din Attar held in Nishapur, Khorasan province in Iran. Farid al-Din Attar, Persian great poet, was the principal Muslim mystical poet and writer in the second half of the 12th century.Attar’s tomb in Nishapur, attracted a large number of tourists every year who pay visit to Nishapur historic city to pay their attribute to this great Persian poet and writer. Every year, concurrent with commemoration day of Farid al- Din Attar Neishaburi on 14th of April, a special ceremony is held in city of Neishabur, Khorasan Razavi province with attendance of intellectuals, academic members, authors, students, etc. read on
Tehran is to host an international symposium in October 28th to 30th, 2007 to mark the 800th birth anniversary of renowned Persian poet and mystic Rumi. The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has named the year 2007 "Rumi's Year" to commemorate the poet known as "the poet of nations".

Spiritually devoted world musicians via Bay Area Reporter
Filmmaker Stephen Olsson on his new doc 'Sound of the Soul' making of a flim on sufi music. also featured in examiner. read


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