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I often wonder how/when Sufism was made to be synonymous with pacifism. The greatest forces of resistance against colonial imperialism in the Muslim world followers of a Sufi tariqa. Imam Shamil in the Caucasus, Sidi Omar al-Mukhtar in Libya, Sidi Muhammad Abdullah Hassan...
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إلهام Nov 24
Replying to @ilhanmiharbi
Darwiish of Somalia, Imam Abdul Qadir al Jaza'iri in Algeria. Don't understand how some can lay claim to their accomplishments without recognizing the influence tasawwuf had on their path to jihad. Their first declared enemy was their own nafs.
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إلهام Nov 24
Replying to @ilhanmiharbi
I remember when I visited Konya, there were war banners on display that belonged to a Sufi Tariqa that joined the Ottoman ranks in WWI. I'll see if I can find those pictures.
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إلهام Nov 24
Replying to @ilhanmiharbi
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ابن حسين الوعيسلي Nov 24
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Ahmad Ibn Mosharraf 🏴‍☠️ Nov 24
Post-Gandhi Sufi Turuq in parts of Africa, specifically the Mauritania and in parts of Asia. Islam is Peace is a narrative that gained traction in the Post Colonial Era.
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afnan Nov 24
Replying to @ilhanmiharbi
Izzedine al Qassam in Palestine came from a family of Qadiris!
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إلهام Nov 24
Replying to @affableafnan
Allahu Akbar!
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إلهام Nov 24
Replying to @IbnMaghrebi
Thank you!
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Kashaan کاشان Nov 24
Ouch 😣
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