Words matter. These are the best Sufi Quotes from famous people such as Ramzan Kadyrov, Rupi Kaur, Javed Ali, Feisal Abdul Rauf, Jackie Shroff, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
If people in Russia do not take the path of traditional, pure Sufi Islam, Russia will lose out. All the other denominations, like Wahhabism, are new inventions for our country – we have never had it, and we will never accept it.
Before I begin to write, I listen to music that inspires me. I listen to folk Punjabi music, sufi music.
I have got a lot of appreciation from people and they really like my voice in Sufi songs, so I will continue with that, but I’m also experimenting with other types of songs.
I read, read enormously on all different fields of Islamic thought, from philosophy to Islamic literature, poetry, exegeses, knowledge of the Hadith, the teachings of the prophet. That’s how I trained myself. And then I was appointed imam by a Sufi master from Istanbul, Turkey.
There are many similarities between Sai Baba and me. He believed there is only one God, and so do I. He loved Sufi music; so do I.
I am a Sufi guy, so fame is maya for me, a worldly illusion.
Sufi music talks about connecting people. It talks about connecting hearts and connecting man with God. Everything that talks about connection is Sufi.
In the district of Hizan, through the influence of Shaikh Abdurrahman Tagi, known as Seyda, so many students, teachers, and scholars emerged, I was sure all Kurdistan took pride in them and their scholarly debates and wide knowledge and Sufi way. These were the people who would conquer the face of the earth!
If you call yourself a singer, then you must have the ability to sing anything, whether it’s pop, classical, rock, sufi, or folk.
Sufi poetry is, in a sense, self-help poetry about how to live a decent life, how to deal with your mortality.
As a teen, I enjoyed Sufi music and ghazals the most. But as my career began, I drifted off to playback and other streams over the years.
There are two languages that I love: Farsi and Panjabi. Because the depth of Sufi thought in these two languages cannot be found in any other language.
It depends on my mood but classical music is what I am drawn towards. I also listen to Sufi music and bhajans too.
The Marathi film ‘Natrang’ has amazing songs. I also like and have sufi and folk music.
My house was a guest house of many Jaina saints, Hindu monks, Sufi mystics, because my grandfather was interested in all of these people.