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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),

Monday, December 7, 2009

Muhammadan Path and Naqshbandi Sufis of Indo-Pak Subcontinent- Dr.Arthur Buehler,

Sufism Tassawuf explained by Prof Dr Arthur Buehler Part 1.flv ...Khwaja Mir Dard-1721-1785
Dard was first and foremost a Sufi, a prominent member of the Naqshbandi Mujaddidi order, and the head of the Muhammadi path (tariqah muhammadiyah, a Mujaddidi offshoot) in Delhi. He regarded the phenomenal world as a veil of the eternal Reality, and this life as a term of exile from our real home. Dard inherited his Sufi temperament from his father, Khwaja Muhammad Nasir Andalib, who was a naqshbandi sufi saint and a poet, and the founder of the Muhammadi path.

"Muhammahan Path and Naqshbandi Sufis of Indo-Pak Subcontinent"- A lecture by Dr.Arthur Buehler, Professor, Islamic Studies, University of Victoria at Wellington, NZ, delivered at International Mawlid un Nabi Conference 1995, UIC, Chicago.Sponsored by Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education (
Video Lecture:Part1
Video Lecture:Part2
Video Lecture:Part3
Video Lecture:Part4
Video Lecture:Part5 -Daniel Abdal Hayy Moore
Video Lecture:Part6-Daniel Abdal Hayy Moore

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.


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