Tag: Dervish

The Snake-Catcher and the Serpent

There was once a man in Iraq who decided to go into the cold and snowy mountains in search of a snake. He wanted to display the snake to the townspeople and thereby raise a few coppers from the incredulous crowd. Foolish man that he was, he searched through the mountains and lo and behold! He found a terrible and fierce-looking dragon who seemed quite dead from the cold. He bundled up the creature in […]

Sufism can help defeat terrorist ideology, says Egypt’s grand mufti

Sufism can help defeat terrorist ideology, says Egypt’s grand mufti New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam has said that instilling the concepts of true Sufism was the first step in the effort to defeat terrorist ideology that “operates under the guise of Islam”. In his address at the ongoing World Sufi Forum, he said Islamic Sufism and its values encourage tolerance and social relations and establish rapport and good communication […]

Three Gonabadi dervishes have been released from Adel Abad prison in Shiraz

Yesterday three Gonabadi dervishes, Ebrahim Fazli, Mohammad Ali Sadi and Asghar Karimi, have been released from Adel Abad prison in Shiraz after a month of imprisonment.According to Majzooban Noor last month, these three dervishes, residents of Sarvestan have been arrested when they returned to Sarvestan’s Court. Yesterday, 3rd of April, based on the head of judiciary’s instructions that all prisoners with sentences less than a year to be released, these three prisoners have been released.Mr […]

Islam – two antagonistic religions, one name

  Interview on the Quran, Islam, the life of Mohammad and violence in the name of Islam with Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh, Religious Scholar and Researcher in the field of Spirituality, Sufi Master and Advocate for Human Rights. Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh  There is continuous and increasing violence taking place in the name of Islam. Already, since long time in the Middle-East against co-Muslims and members of other religions. More recently, also against our Western […]

In Memory of His Holiness Hajj Sheikh Mohammad Hassan Gonabadi “Saleh Ali Shah”

First day of Bahman 1394 corresponding to 9th of Rabi’ath-thani 1437 is the 49th death anniversary of His Gracious Holiness, the pillar (qutb) of the Gnostics and the trusted Master, Mr. Hajj Shaykh Muhammad Hasan Saleh ‘Ali Shah (may his grave be sanctified), the vicegerent (khalifa) and son of His Holiness Nour ‘Ali Shah the Second, son of His Holiness Sultan ‘Ali Shah the Martyr (may their graves be fragrant), who was born on the […]

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