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The keeper of Afghanistan’s poetic past

Behind the walls of Kabul Public Library, an 81-year-old poet kept the tradition and spirit of Afghan Sufi poetry alive. By Lynzy Billing6 Jun 2021 On a crisp March morning in 2020, gridlocked cars honk noisily at a roundabout opposite a … Continue reading

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Muslims in America: A forgotten history

“As Africans and as Muslims, the people who lived their faith in the dreadful oppression of American slavery contributed to the social, religious and cultural fabric of this country. The Muslims’ legacy, acknowledged or not, lives on. Their story is … Continue reading

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Book City to review Dilaver Gurer’s “Abd al-Qadir Jilani”

TEHRAN – The Book City Institute plans to review Turkish writer Dilaver Gurer’s book “Abd al-Qadir Jilani” during its weekly session on Tuesday. Source: Book City to review Dilaver Gurer’s “Abd al-Qadir Jilani”   Translated by Davud Vafai into Persian, … Continue reading

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Excellent Source for Abdul Qadir Jilani Books

On this occasion of the Urs anniversary of the beloved Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani I though to introduce to you a publisher of English translations of his works. Please feel free to browse around the books you find here. If … Continue reading

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Transcendence: A Sufi Music Festival

Join us for a virtual Sufi music festival featuring world-renowned performers from Morocco, France, Iran, and India. Through dance, recitation, poetry, and prayer, Sufis have long engaged within the spiritual practices of sama (“listening”) and dhikr (“remembrance”) to gain transcendence … Continue reading

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