noun, plural Su·fis.
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Traditional Sufi imams might once have dissuaded these young men from seeking out the Syrian battlefield.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.|Anna Nemtsova|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The other night, quite by chance, I came across some lines in Rumi, the 13th-century poet—a Sufi mystic from Persia.
In 2004 I was in Swat, I was researching on the causes of failure of the first revolution attempt by Sufi Muhammad.
The blasts at Sufi shrines are put down to Salafists focused on what they see as symbols of Muslim apostasy.Tripoli on Edge as Fears of Additional Bombings in Libya Escalate|Jamie Dettmer|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In Herat I paid my respects to the grave of Dost Mohammad Khan at the Sufi shrine of Gaza Gagh.‘A War for No Wise Purpose’: Afghanistan Defeats the West Again|William Dalrymple|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The chief properties of prophetism are perceptible only during the transport by those who embrace the Sufi life.The Vagabond in Literature|Arthur Rickett
The Sufi gives up the riddle of existence to seek the final union with God, which is the aim of his life.Palestine|Claude Reignier Conder
He made the pilgrimage to Mecca, and on his return became a disciple of the Sufi Junaid.
One day the thought crossed Bayazid's mind that he was the greatest Sufi of the age.
This was older and simpler and more effective than the techniques of Sufi and Hashishiyya.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea