Regional Sufi Centres in India: Significance and Contribution sets out to explore and understand the hundreds of years old multi-religious sect of India, "Sufism," which advocates humane and global outlook for entire mankind and regards humanity as a brotherhood.

Sufism came to India from its Arabic Turkic and Persian homes, instead of remaining confined to palaces and mosques. It spread out to all over India establishing regional Centres and Dargahs often known by the surnames of the families which sustained it, like Khanqah-e-Niazia, in Bareilly (UP), Khanqah Gesu Daraz in Gulbarga, and Firdausi in Bihar.

The authors of this volume discuss some of the regional Sufi Centres in India and their contribution in the social emancipation of the society.

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chapter |15 pages


ByNasir Raza Khan

chapter 2|9 pages

Medieval Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and Fawaidul Fowad

ByAleem Ashraf Khan

chapter 3|18 pages

The Concept of Sufism in Sant Darshan Singh's Urdu Poetry

ByA.K. Chaturvedi

chapter 6|7 pages

Communal Harmony and the Mystical Thought

BySuraya Gull

chapter 8|5 pages

Sufi-Scholarly Impact of ‘Hadrami Sayyids’ in Malabar

ByAbid T. Zainul

chapter 9|10 pages

Sufi Poet Amir Khusrau: A Link between the Courtand the Khanqah

BySaifullah Saifi

chapter 10|9 pages

Sufi Saints and Dargahs of Medieval Jaunpur

BySyed Mohammad Amir