Sufism’s emphasis on serving the mankind through spiritual self-development has proved phenomenal in Indian Context as it has been looked upon as wedging the sectional gap which is seen not as a sect of Islam, but as a way of life. Furthermore, its adherence to cultural syntheses provided a basis for Hindu-Muslim unity which the…
The Dargah of Hafiz Ali Hussain in the northern city of Moradabad is one such place where devotees from all religions come and offer prayers to the Sufi saint who lit the path of virtue, wisdom and peace for his fellow beings and followers.
The strand of Sufism which emerged on the banks of Indus, consciously eschewed religious orthodoxy and, at times, even rebelled against it.
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Sufis and Gurus, and their message, transcends geographical and cultural boundaries. “They are the beacons of light”
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Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs come together to visit and pray at the Hazrat Baba Srotri mountain shrine in Himachal Pradesh.
The Sufi and Bhakti tradition in Pakistan and India are two such trends from within Islam and Hinduism respectively, that are focused more on the unity of humanity as a whole, overcoming sectarian divides. The saints from these traditions had massive appeal among people of different religions and they were away from the centers of…
A Sufi saint famous for devotional Punjabi poetry is revered in Sikh scriptures and honored by Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims alike.
A small town in Pakistan celebrates interfaith harmony – where Hindus fast on Ramadan and Muslims prohibit slaughter of cows