During the spread of Islam, the Sabi religion, which is rooted in western doctrines, was dominant in Anatolia and Mesopotamia.
In the second issue of The Wise, you read the article “Sufism as an Existence Philosophy.” In this article let’s explore how Sufism stands as a philosophy within life.
More than a thousand years ago, the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity—a sophisticated encyclopedia—was written by an enigmatic group, still a mystery today. In history, people feared the knowledge in these Epistles so much that they wanted it destroyed. Why is this encyclopedia that important? What is so special about it?
Sufism is a life philosophy based on mysticism: Man and the cosmos' creation, the reason of existence, and asserting a continuous maturation and enlightenment which leads to understanding the reasons behind it all.