Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education

The Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education (NFIE) is a non-profit, tax exempt, religious and educational organization dedicated to serve Islam with a special focus on Tasawwuf(Sufism),

Friday, April 29, 2011

Dr.Arthur Buehler at Mawlid,Gilbert,AZ

Dr Art Buehler

Senior Lecturer,
School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies.University of Victoria,at Wellington.NZ

Video-Mawlid & Talk April 24,2011 Gilbert,Arizona

Topic: Translation of Letters of Imam Ahmad Sirhindi RA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wep_wM5S_Fc&feature=channel_video_title

Qualifications

PhD (Harvard University)

Research Specialties

Art Buehler, a scholar of transregional sufi networks and the transmission of Islamic revivalist ideas, is senior editor of the Journal of the History of Sufism. He began his career teaching Arabic in Yemen for the British Council. After five years in the Arab world he entered the History of Religions Program at Harvard University specialising in South Asian Islam under the tutelage of the late Annemarie Schimmel. His subsequent two books are the result of four years of fieldwork in Indo-Pakistan. He has just finished a selected translation of Ahmad Sirhindi's (d. 1624 Sirhind, India) Indo-Persian sufi letters, which will be published by Paulist Press in 2012.


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