By Clinton Bennett,Charles M. Ramsey

Often defined asthe soul of Islam, Sufism is without doubt one of the best but least recognized facetof this international faith. Sufism is the softer extra inclusive and mystical formof Islam. even if militant Islamists dominate the headlines, the Sufi perfect hascaptured the mind's eye of many. Nowhere on this planet is the handprint ofSufism extra observable than South Asia, which has the most important Muslim populationof the realm, but in addition the best focus of Sufis. This booklet examinesactive Sufi groups in Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh that shed gentle onthe devotion, and deviation, and future of Sufism in South Asia.
 
Drawn from extensivework through indigenous and foreign students, this ethnographical learn exploresthe effect of Iran at the improvement of Sufi notion and perform furthereast, and likewise discusses Sufism in diaspora in such contexts because the united kingdom andNorth the United States and Iran’s effect on South Asian Sufism.

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