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Islam is just the tip of the iceberg

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Submitted by Keith Williams (United States), Nov 2, 2008 at 02:20

Hi,

Faith and belief in God is the basic step in experiencing God. If you don't have faith and belief then how can you experience something you don't believe in? There is a connection between faith, belief, and rituals. They are all connected in achieving peace and connection with God.

Sufism is deep. There are many similarities with all of the world religions and especially in the mystical area. Yes, I believe that some people look down on some of the rituals and practices because it is not something taught to everybody but the Sufi Orders are well respected.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufism

peace

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