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Harrak correcting GK on Shiism, Suffism and Sunnism. Introducing Suffism in other religions

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Submitted by HARRAK (Canada), Mar 19, 2006 at 12:42

GK said:

"`One small comment regarding Michael Tyson -- I believe he practices the Sufi tradition -- a much more open and accepting form of Islam than either conventional Sunni Islam or Shiite Islam.""

That a typical manifestation of not knowing Islam. Or knowing Islam from Fox News. Listen GK. Suffism is not a sect. Suffism is way of life and Mystic movement that occure in all the sect and not only that but all religions.

Sunnism has a lot of diefferent Suffi ways or -Toroq- Like for example: Tijaniyah, Nakshbandiya, 3esawiya etc..

Shiism also has some Suffi or mystic ways like the Ali-ilaheya, the Aba-ukayleya, The Saadikeya etc..

Christianity has some Suffi or Mystic movements in its evangelical protestanism as example, take the twentieth-century writer A. W. Tozer for more info.

Judaism also has some mystical -Suffi- ways like The Kabbalah (also Cabala, Kabala, Qabalah) that is a system of thought which was originally included in Jewish theosophy, philosophy, science, magic and mysticism. 'Kabbalah' is Hebrew for "that which is received" and refers to a secret oral tradition of teaching which extends from teacher to pupil.

In Islam you have the Sheikh, who receives direct teaching from the KOTB and carry his Tariqa for the future. A Qotb may appoint a Sheikh to carry out the mission physically, but not all Suffi movements have that, yet the teachings are also known through the continuous manifestation of the Qotb in vision.

for the general benefit..

Later,
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