Sufism - Table of Contents

The Other Side of Sufism

by A. A. Tabari
Put on the web by Mohammed M. Saleem


  1. Introduction
  2. Author's Word
  3. What is Sufism
  4. Development of Sufi Thought
  5. The Origins of Sufism
  6. The Fundamentals of Sufism
  7. Structure of Sufi Orders
  8. The Certified Shaikh
  9. Al-'Ahd (The Covenenant of Allegiance
  10. 'Ahd or Bai'ah in Light of Quran & Sunnah
  11. The Ritual of Sufi Wird
  12. Khalwah (Seclusion)
  13. Al-Kashf (Unveiling)
  14. Al-Fanaa' (Annihilation)
  15. Manifest and Hidden Knowledge
  16. Al-Aqtaab
  17. Al-Awliyaa'
  18. In Defiance of the Qur'an and Sunnah
  19. Notes on the Tijaniyyah Order
  20. Conclusion
  21. Footnotes