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44 news items

The Diplomat

The Diplomat
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 07:55:30 -0700

The Chishti Order of Sufism – which influenced the thinking and teaching of Guru Nanak – interpreted religion in terms of human service, inviting its followers “to develop river-like generosity, sun-like affection, and earth-like hospitality.” The ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:10:54 -0700

The Chishti Order khanaqas welcomed anyone, regardless of faith, race, or caste, and offered them food and shelter, spiritual guidance, psychological support, and counselling. By creating egalitarian communities within a stratified society, the Sufis ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Tue, 26 May 2015 11:53:05 -0700

Many would read the global war on terror as a Samuel Huntingtonian self-fulfilling prophecy; witnesses would most likely identify it as a tragically wrong hypothesis. There are clearly many fault lines within Islam, some of which are deepening ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:03:45 -0700

Moinuddin Chishty (1141-1236), who hailed from Sistan region of eastern Iran, travelled to India and introduced and established the 'Chishti' Order of Sufism at Ajmer. It was mainly after emperor Akbar, who undertook a journey on foot from Agra to ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 21 Jun 2009 16:41:32 -0700

The Chishti Order is a Sufi order which arose from Chisht, a small town near Herat, in western Afghanistan. It was founded by Abu Ishaq Shami in about 930 CE (Christian Era). Before returning to western Asia he trained and deputed the son of local emir ...
 
The Asian Age
Tue, 19 May 2015 17:33:45 -0700

One of my favourite dargahs is that of Sheikh Salim Chishti in Fatehpur Sikri. A famous Sufi of the Chishti order, he comes from the family of Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar of Punjab. Born in Delhi, the young mystic moved to the town of Sikri with his ...

TwoCircles.net

TwoCircles.net
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:01:22 -0700

A famous shrine of Bu Ali Shah Qalander is situated in the city and about this sufi saint of Chishti order, it was said that he was very popular and had received fragrance (Bu) of Muhammad. I had the fortune of visiting the shrine resonating great ...
 
The Asian Age
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:16:14 -0700

His treatise, Kashkol, is considered important devotional literature by followers of the Chishti order. The Shaykh taught that union with God is marked by an unconscious and trance-like state resembling death, except that in death one does not partake ...
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