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From Sanjar to Ajmer - The Story of Sufi Mystic Chisti
From Sanjar to Ajmer - The Story of Sufi Mystic Chisti

From Sanjar to Ajmer - The Story of Sufi Mystic Chisti

by Brij Mohan Sahai

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Author: Brij Mohan Sahai
Publisher: N/A
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 220
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A

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Hazrat Khwaja Mui nuddin Hassn Chisti is a living symbol of Sufi mysticism. The life and his ways are not visible by mere transmission of knowledge or dialogues alone. In his case such modes are grounded to dust. There is much more then what eye can see or heart can feel. The dervish of Sanjar was the chosen one of the Lord and he had polished him with divine effulgence. Commoners come to the saint for personal gains and the mystics to derive spiritual benefits so that they could be enrolled in the path of trance. By sheer dint of his spiritual power the saint has illumined the lives of many. But for his grace the work could not have been smoothened.

It is difficult to write about Sufism in brief, Nicholson has written, Sufism is subject so vast and many sided that several large volumes would be required to do any thing like justice. The word Sufi is derived from the Arabic word safa which means purity, as the early mystics and dervishes use to wear (suf) woolen garment as a symbol of their faith and renunciation. Many dimensions of Sufism are to be found in the mysticism of Prophet Muhammad especially those relating to self denial and simplicity which have become the corner stone of Islamic traditions. It is related.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

BRIJ MOHAN SAHAI, Born at Allahabad on 26th November, 1955. Had early schooling at St Joseph’s Allahabad and LaMartiniere College, Lucknow. Is a distinguished Criminal Lawyer and comes from a legal family.

Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCITON, WHAT IS SUFISM?

CHAPTER I
The Birth and the Formative Years under sheikh Usman Haruni

CHAPTER II
The Travels

CHAPTER III
Arrival at Ajmer

CHAPTER IV
The teachings

CHAPTER V
Marriage, Children and Death

CHAPTER VI
Some of the Spiritual Descendants of Hazrat Khwaja Mui’nuddin Chisti

CHAPTER VII
The Tale of Devotion

CHAPTER VIII
The Significance of Hazrat Khwaja Mui’nuddin Hassn Chisti

REFERENCE

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

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