I Want to Be a Sufi

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    I Want To Find True Happiness

    I just want to let go of my Ego I just want to control my Desires I just want to Love GOD To forgive others as i want to be forgiven myself To remove the curtains of Ego and Desires to See the Beauty of his Creations To be scattered into a thousands pieces To pull my self...
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    8 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    Aspiring Sufi

    I have been interested in Tasawwuf for the last three years, because it is naturally complementary to my own open-minded and spiritual nature. Even as a former Catholic I was influenced more by the spirituality of Teilhard de Chardin and retained an interest in world...
    SJobst SJobst
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    Who Is A Sufi....?

    well....i m a student of sufism and can write here loads of explainations about this word and abt this concept....but the truth is inspite of the fact i am resaerching in this subject and have to go by the literary sources and expert opinion...i still have a strong opinion of my...
    snuffal snuffal
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jun 23, 2011

    The Heart Is The Source Of All Miracles

    Peace to All. I have been very close to sufism 'tasawwuf' even before I knew what it was. When I was very young, I used to communicate within myself not knowing that I was already communicating to the Oneness within. I experienced many miracles, could see things beyond in my...
    Nurwangi Nurwangi
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 9, 2010

    From The Inside

    This is my first story. I went to a Naat and Qiraat competition taking place in the convention center. As we all know the competition starts with the recitation of the verses from the Holy Quran. As the man started the recitation something struck me, the words of the Holy Quran...
    Mehraab Mehraab
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2012

    To Want Or To Be?

    The question is, is it better to want to be a Sufi, or to be a Sufi? The Sufi is the 'wool-wearer', the renunciate, the freely impoverished one, choosing material poverty and spiritual riches. The Sufi is one who, having undergone submission (Islam) to the divine revelation...
    noxlucida noxlucida
    5 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    I Am Lost

    One question, Maybe the most important one The Question Who am I ? It maybe a simple question for some but for me it is the most difficult one Who am I am I my Past my Present or my Future ? Maybe i am all my accomplishments or maybe all my failures Some times i let the...
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    3 Responses Jun 4, 2012

    Dye Your Prayer Rug W/ Wine...

    i have read about half the books of Idries Shah...
    sapphire69 sapphire69
    Apr 27, 2011

    What Attracts Me

    I was interested in Sufism because of its intense spirituality. Their whole philosophy revolves around treating God as the Beloved and to awaken the divinity within us. I have always wanted to reach that state and hopefully one day I will!
    desieyez desieyez
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 25, 2008

    Learning Now

     Honestly, the first time I ever heard of the word "Sufi" is from a title of a Turkish song.  I had no idea it was a form of Spirituality that focuses on love for all, divinity within, and the indiviual's realtionship with God.  If I ever...
    Azoru Azoru
    10 Responses Apr 18, 2009
    anasteel2 anasteel2
    46-50, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    Change of Heart

    Although the title is "I want to be a Sufi," I sometimes think I already am a Sufi in my heart.  I don't seek to be labeled as anything, but the Sufi philosophy of Hazrat Inayat Khan and the poetry of Hafiz and Rumi ring my heart like a bell...
    unity1 unity1
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    Conference Of The Birds. Mystical Stories Of Love , Man And Lord

    Manteq al-Tayr (Conference of the Birds) is Attar greatest work. It tells of a conference of different birds, each representing a certain attribute or sin. The story revolves around their painstaking journeys though 7 valleys in a quest to find their King, Simurgh. These valleys...
    soulndesire soulndesire
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 6, 2012
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