Spiritual experiences of Islamic seekers

  • Akbar Husain Professor, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Sufi, Chisti, Islamic, mystic experiences


In this paper I intend to present a classified description of the experiences of the seekers who subscribe to the religion Islam bringing the essential characteristics of these experiences to the fore. The paper shall also explain an aspect of experiences through drawing insights from the philosophy of physics as it has developed in the past century. Since the use of the term seeker is treated here as an interchangeable with the term Sufi, the later shall be used throughout this discourse and the word experiences shall imply Mystic experiences.


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