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Sufism in the West
The nature of their affiliation with the countries of their origin.
SUFISM
unbroken succession (silsilah) leading back to Sufism's origin with Muhammad.
Tasawwuf [Sufism]
literally “becoming a Sufi,” tasawwuf is generally translated as Sufism. The etymologies for the term Sufi are various.
The Sufi Path, An Introduction to the Ni'matullahi Sultan 'Alishahi Order
THE ETYMOLOGY OF “SUFISM”. Scholars have different theories about the etymology of sufi.
Adoration in Islamic Mystical Tradition Like many other religious
the etymology of the word.

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Sufism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Two origins of the word 'sufi' have been suggested.
Sufi - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: member of a Muslim mystical order, 1650s (earlier Sufian, 1580s), from Arabic sufi, lit. "man of wool" (i.
The Arcane Archive - 'Sufi' Etymology
'Sufi' Etymology. To: alt.magick.
Etymology of the word sufi - WordReference Forums
Dec 15, 2010 Does the word sufi come from the greek 'sophy' (meaning 'wisdom')?
Origin of sufism - Qadiri - Sufi Way
According to sources the word 'Sufi' is connected etymologically to 'purity' ( Assafaa, Safa, yasfou in Arabic) i.e.

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