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82 news items

 
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 ...

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Times of India
Sat, 26 Dec 2015 19:33:45 -0800

AURANGABAD: The state waqf tribunal recently stayed the order of waqf board CEO directing the Khuldabad Urs committee not to operate accounts without the permission and include one more member in the panel for supervising and organizing Urs affairs.

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:07:30 -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 Diplomat

The Diplomat
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 07:48:45 -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 ...

Deccan Chronicle

Deccan Chronicle
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 ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:05:26 -0800

Sent on a diplomatic mission to Bijapur, he came under the spiritual sway of Syed Shah Aminuddin Ali of Chishti order. Syed Meeran stayed back in the khanqah of Syed Aminuddin who later declared him his mureed (spiritual heir). Back in Hyderabad, he ...

ithaca.com

ithaca.com
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:16:28 -0700

Amir Khusrow was a member of the Chishti Order of Sufism, one that empahsizes love, tolerance and openness. In May, Fareed Ayaz and his Qawwal Troupe epitomized these ideals at a performance at the Brotherhood Synagogue near Manhattan's ...

CounterCurrents.org

CounterCurrents.org
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 07:31:03 -0700

Consider, for instance, these touching words from the Nafiʿal-Salikin, a Sufi text, about the Sufis of the Chishti order: “The principle of our Sufi order is to be at peace with Muslims and Hindus.” This sort of understanding and approach proved to be ...
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