Sufism In India

Sufism: Sufism was a liberal reform movement within Islam. It had its origin in Persia and spread into India in the eleventh century. They laid emphasis on love and devotion to God. The Sufi saints were known as pirs. They did not believe in rituals or ceremonies. They were religiously tolerant and hence attracted a lot of Hindus into their silsilas (religious doctrines or orders). Teachings of Sufism: There is only one God. All people are the children of God. To love one’s fellow men is to love God. Different religions are different ways to reach God. Therefore one should … Continue reading Sufism In India