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Is there anything about Spiritual Awakening or Kundalini or Ascension in Islam?

First of all, I want to establish that Islam is not a religion of superstitions. We concern ourselves with the divine only when it is explicitly explained to us in the Quran or the Hadith. There is ...
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What is the concept of hoolol in Sufism?

What is hulool Shortly one could say hulool الحلول is incarnation. It means that one thing is absorbed or incarnated in an other thing by a complete mixing. It's usually an expression used by those ...
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What parts of al-Busiri's Burdah are rejected by salafis and why?

These are three example verses of the poem that are considered dangerously close to Shirk or even Shirk itself:- O noblest of creation, I have no one but you to turn to except you when major calamity ...
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Where are the seven levels of the nafs in Sufism mentioned in the Qur'an?

I'm far away from being deep into Sufism, so maybe I'm wrong but I'm taking the words literally from your post (an-nafs or the soul in Arabic is النفس): Nafs-i-ammara النفس الأمّارة (the depraved, ...
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Shia view of Sufism

The problem is there are complexities on both sides of the question and the more we get into details the complications increase. Sufism is a vast heritage made of doctrines, practices, styles, ...
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If Allah blew part of his soul into Adam.Does that mean that Adam is part of Allah?

There are a few verses in the qur'an that create a confusion and which caused a difference of opinion among theologians, sectarians etc. Among these verse you may find the three verses you've quoted ...
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If Allah blew part of his soul into Adam.Does that mean that Adam is part of Allah?

There is a certain delicacy when Quran speaks about Allah. I think Surah Tawhid is a great measure. Specifically و لم یکن له کفوا احد. If our spirit was of the same essence of Allah then we could ...
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What is Ism-e-Azam?

In the sunni tradition Allah's greatest name اسْمُ اللَّهِ الأَعْظَمُ (Ism-u Allah-I al-a'dham) is quoted in several ahadith, but it is a disputable matter: The Greatest Name of Allah, if He is ...
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What is Ism-e-Azam?

Ismul Azam, literally "the Greatest Name" is a name of Allah. Among its virtues, it is said that when a person with the proper disposition uses this name to supplicate to Allah then Allah grants ...
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Authenticity of Book

This doesn't answer your 3 questions sufficiently,, but addresses all of them: On Abdul Qadir al-Jilani and one of his works Abdul Qadir al-jili, al-Jilani or al-Kilani عبد القادر الجيلي أو الجيلاني ...
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Does sufism belongs to Islam?

Sufism is the practice of Tasawuff. It's focused on the practice of Tazkiya/Ihsan and the remembrance of Allah. There is no doubt that Tazkiya/Ihsan is a core part of Islam. Refer to the Gabriel ...
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What is the concept of hoolol in Sufism?

Salaam! This is rightly a very sensitive issue! It is true that misconception of the doctrine of omnipresence leads to blasphemous assumptions like equating God with creation. But it's a faulty ...
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What is a langar - it is served?

In mainstream culture, a langar is normally associated with the religion of Sikhism . As per wikipedia, it is a community meal from the Sikh community kitchen in a Gurdwara where a free meal is served ...
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Where are the seven levels of the nafs in Sufism mentioned in the Qur'an?

All these concepts except the last are literally mentioned in the Quran. But although the seventh concept is not literally mentioned, its meaning and significance is present in the Quran. Nafs-i-...
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Could you explain to me this Sufi term: the Divine Names?

The multiplicity or کثرة has many levels in Sufi theology and, yes, it is first and foremost expressed in Divine names. The Divine Names are qualities or attributes that emanate from the Godhead. When ...
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What's the difference between khalwa and 'uzla in islam

Asalaam Alaikum the literal meaning of these two words are pretty much the same but differ according to the context and concept in which it is used. as you have mentioned these terms can be mainly ...
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Tawbah with a Sufi

Tasawwuf is a heart related knowledge. This is very important knowledge and way. Pure sufism is not sin and shirk. You should identify who is that sufi. Avoiding to follow incorrect way, you should ...
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Is this hadith by Imam Jafar Sadiq on Sufism authentic?

No! Each and every hadith attributed to the Shia Imams (علیهم السلام) condemning Sufism are proven forgeries. The origin of all these hadiths is an apocryphal work, named Hadiqatu sh-Shia attributed ...
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Did Al-Gazali have any family of his own?

It is a fact that al-Ghazaly was called abu Hamid and abu 'Abdillah in many books that quoted at least a short biography of him like Wafayat al-'Ayan وفيات الأعيان وأنباء أبناء الزمان (see here) of ...
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Did Al-Gazali have any family of his own?

Yes. Actually his name Abu Ḥāmid Muḥammad al-Ghazali implies it (Abu Hamid means father of Hamid). In his book "al-Ghazaly, the Philosopher", ʻAbd al-Amīr Aʻsam mentions (p.27, Dar Qaba' ...
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Are each Divine Name and Fixed Essence Entity and has his own 'I' or identity?

No, Allah has one identity and the attributes are just that: attributes. The names only describe His different attributes. It's like saying man has mind, imagination, power, life, dreams and wishes ...
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Are we muslims engaged in tribalism?

Let's define what tribalism is first; tribalism is a group feeling that originates from the family bond, which evolves into having a language and culture (tradition). Therefore, your usage of '...
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Can anyone locate the source of this hadith?

The closest one seems to be recorded by Al-Bayhaqi in his book Dala'il al-Nubuwwah through Amr bin Shuaib from his father from 'his' grandfather (Abdullah bin Amr bin Al-Aas). The original Arabic text ...
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What is the difference between ear and hearing, and eye and sight?

This is an excerpt from the first bezel, Bezel of Divine Wisdom in Adamian Word (فص حكمة إلهية في كلمة آدميَّة) from Bezels of Wisdom (فصوص الحکم). The distinction is partly rooted in popular ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

there is NO authentic evidence for blowing onto ones fingers and wiping the eyes with them after making fardh salah or making dua. Al-Shuqayri (may Allaah have mercy on him) mentioned the bidah of ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Bismi Allah Ar Rahman Ar Rahim. In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All Perfect Praise be to Almighty God, and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and his family ...
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Ibn 'Ata' Allah was a maliki, but what was his contribution apart of Sufi-related works?

Ibn Farhun ابن فرحون al-Maliki in his list or short biography's of maliki scholars called ad-Dibaj al-Mudhahab fi ma'rfifati a'ayan 'ulama' al-Madhhab الديباج المذهب في معرفة أعيان علماء المذهب which ...
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Is sufi a sect like shia, sunni?

I got this from a website: Existing in both Sunni and Shia Islam, Sufism is not a sect, as is sometimes assumed,but a method of approaching or a way of understanding Islam which strives to take the ...
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What induces the seizure-like movements caused by Pirs?

Nowadays, the pirs are not as in the past. Not all, but some of them are on right path of Islam. Pirs are the spiritual mentors who connect one's heart to Allah almighty through dhiker asn wadaifs. ...
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What are the practical differences between Sufi practices versus Sunni and Shiite practices?

A Sufi is free from any sort of identification because a person can be truly called a "Sufi" after killing the Ego. Yes, during the path of becoming a Sufi, a person may follow a certain school of ...
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