Sufism An Introduction

Sufism An Introduction


Author: Farida Khanam
ISBN-10: 8178984822
Publisher: Goodword Books

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Author: Farida Khanam
Binding: Paperback
Printing: One Color
Pages: 242
Size: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.75
Full Description: In this book, Sufism an introduction, the author focuses on the continuing relevance of Sufism, which is increasingly acknowledge as a spiritual answer to modern materialism. As an introductory guide, it offers students a lucid account of the origin, development and distinguishing features of the major Sufi orders, and their impact on the development of Islamic tradition. In its examination of their organization, it presents in detail their various rituals, practices and ceremonies. Highlighting the relevance of Sufism in modern life, it concludes with a chapter on meditation and Zikr (remembrance of God), the central part of the Sufi tradition.
Farida khanam holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies. She is currently an associate professor at Jamia Millia Islamia at New Delhi. She has written, edited and translated a number of books on Islam.
Net Weight (LB): 0.70
Edition: 2006
Publication Year: 2009
Shipping Weight (LB): 1
ISBN-10: 8178984822
Goodword Books
Country of Printing: India

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