Topic: Mysticism | Sufism

Sufis in Cairo (photo: Abdel Rahman Mohamed)

Sufism in Egypt

Sufis, sheikhs and charlatans

Pilgrims receive a blessing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar (photo: Philipp Breu)

Visiting the Sufis in Sehwan Sharif

Defying the extremists

Abbasid Caliph Al-Qadir bestowing a richly decorated robe of honour on Mahmud of Ghazni in 1000 (miniature from Rashid al-Din’s "Jami' al-tawarikh", via Wikimedia Commons)

Ethnicity in the Muslim caliphates

To be a son of Quraish

A.R. Rahman′s ″The Sufi Route″ concert (source: thesufiroute.com)

Sufism and Bollywood

A glittering antidote

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/N. Asfouri)

Africa's Muslims

Pawns of the Saudis

The mosque in Rawda, North Sinai following the attack (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Mosque attack in northern Sinai

Targeting the peacemakers

Indonesian Sufis perform a ceremonial dance on 3 August 2012 in Jakarta (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Christoph Peters′ short story collection ″Selfie mit Sheikh″

Closer to the unknown

Duo ″Ya Tosiba″ – vocalist Zuzu Zakaria and electronics whizz Tatu Mosak (source: YouTube)

Album review

″Love Party″ by Ya Tosiba: Sufi in the house

Catholic and Orthodox churches in Elbasan (photo: DW/Lindita Arapi)

Interfaith dialogue in Albania

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Loving their neighbours

Terror attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine (photo: YouTube)

Sufi music under attack in Pakistan

As the sea of love recedes

Shia Muslims in New Delhi burn image of IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in protest against the attacks on Iran's parliament, 09.06.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Swarup)

India's resistance to the appeal of IS

No traction

Al-Shabab fighters on patrol in Mogadishu in 2009. In May 2017 U.S. operations against the al-Qaida linked organisation were stepped up (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

Islamists in Africa

The ever-present threat

The Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke shrine (still from the ″Touba″ documentary)

″Touba″ – a film documentary

Pilgrimage to Sheikh Bamba

Imam Sherin Khankan in Copenhagen′s first women′s mosque (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Copenhagen′s mosque led by women

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When the muezzina calls

French philosopher Henry Corbin (source: Association des Amis de Henry et Stella Corbin) Cover of Suhrawardi′s ″The Shape of Light″ (published by Fons Vitae)

French philosopher Henry Corbin

Wherever the spirit guides

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Pakistan, following the IS suicide bombing on 16.02.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sufis targeted in Pakistan

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The dance goes on

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