Sufism

 
22.08.2013, Thursday

Muhammad: The First and the Last Prophet

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Nuran Döner

Without a doubt everything has been created from the secret treasure / For the sea of love rose and moved with the winds of love. Aziz Mahmud Hudayi.

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Mawlana's Love and Devotion for Prophet Muhammad

Arts & Culture / Sufism / İbrahim Emiroğlu, PhD

Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) is a soldier and volunteer (on the path of Truth) who dedicated his life to knowledge, wisdom, and virtue; in short, devoted to Allah and humanity, taking the beautiful morality of the Prophet as his example...

read more 21.08.2013, Wednesday

Between the left and right brain: the limits of reason

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Muhammad Hüdayi (Stuart Clark)

Left-brain wisdom allows us to perceive the true nature of things, their forms in the language of Plato. In contrast, hedonism asks us to forget left-brain concepts such as guilt and conscience and concentrate on the pleasure of living in the moment. I argue, perhaps controversially, that Sufi mystics combine aspects of these two ideas.

read more 21.03.2012, Wednesday

The Importance of Zuhd

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Ahmet Yıldırım, PhD

The prophets, tasked with proclaiming divine messages to mankind, were figures selected from amongst people to convey and demonstrate truths to humanity. They neither asked for any price/compensation from people in exchange for..

read more 02.02.2011, Wednesday

Hadith in the pages of the Mathnawi

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Lastprophet.info

Mawlana's Mathnawi shares the internal journey of man and his spiritual evolution through verses from the Holy Qur'an and hadith through various talmih (referencing) involving stories and tales.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

The Consideration of Prophet and Sunna within Mawlana Thought

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Ahmet Yıldırım, PhD

Maulana, who took the fine morality of Prophet Muhammad as his measure, attempted to show in all his works the paths of virtue and skill. When we look at the works of Maulana, in particular the Masnavi we see that he examines the blessing...

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

Prophetic Love and Its Social Reflections

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Meryem Uyanık

When we turn to the Quran, which provides us with principles for happiness and well-being in this world and salvation in the Hereafter, we see that terms that describe love are fundamental to religious life. Love has both human and divine dimensions.

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Sufism and Hadith

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Hasan Kamil Yılmaz, PhD

In its general meaning mysticism is the name of “a person’s taking a stand against the world and searching for the truth within himself.” In a sense, it is the common aspect of all belief systems and philosophical schools.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday