Sufi saints flourished in Hindustan (India) preaching the mystic teachings of Sufism that easily reached the common people, especially the spiritual truth seekers in India. Sufism in Bangladesh is also called pirism, after the pirs or teachers in the Sufi tradition (also called Fakir ).What are the basic principles of Sufism?
Sufi principles. The concepts of nafs (self), zikr (remembrance), ibadat (prayer), morakaba (meditation), miraj (ascension), tajalli (divine illumination), faqr (spiritual poverty), tawhid (Unity of God), fana (annihilation) and baqa (subsistence) are all the basic sources of Sufism, as practiced in Bangladesh.Is India the center of Sufism in India?
India, it is claimed, is one of the five great centers of Sufism, the other four being Persia (including central Asia), Baghdad, Syria, and North Africa. Sufi saints flourished in Hindustan (India) preaching the mystic teachings of Sufism that easily reached the common people, especially the spiritual truth seekers in India.Are there any Sufi khanqahs in Bangladesh?
A number of khanqahs are operated by his successors, including Bangladesh's largest. Khwaja's student Maulana Hashmatullah Faridpuri, the pir of Atroshi (in Faridpur ), was a Sufi teacher until his death in 2001. Disciples advance in the Atroshi tariqa by bringing in more recruits.