Tag: Sufism

Meher Baba



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Merwan Sheriar Irani
Function: 
Avatar
Traditions: 
Persian, Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, USA, Australia
Date of Birth: 
February 25, 1894
Place of Birth: 
Pune, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
January 31, 1969
Other Related Gurus: 
The 5 Sadgurus (perfect masters) of Meher Baba - Shirdi Sai Baba, Upasni Maharaj, Hazrat Babajan, Hazarat Tajuddin Baba, and Narayan Maharaj


Rumi



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, Mawlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, مولانا جلال الدین محمد رومی
Function: 
Enlightened Poet
Traditions: 
Sufism, Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Turkey, Ancient Greater Persia
Date of Birth: 
September 30, 1207
Place of Birth: 
Wakhsh, a small town on the river Wakhsh, Ancient Greater Persia (nowadays Tajikistan) or Balkh (nowadays Afganistan)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
December 17, 127
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
dervish Shams-e Tabrizi - prime spiritual mentor


Fariduddin Ganjshakar



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Baba Fareed, Baba Farid, Hazrat Bābā Farīduddīn Mas'ūd Ganjshakar
Function: 
Dervish
Traditions: 
Islam, the Chishti order of Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
1173 or 1188
Place of Birth: 
Kothewal village in Multan,Undivided India, now Pakistan
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1266 or 1280
Ancestor Gurus: 


Dattatreya Bhagwat



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Dada, Sai Dada Adhyatmik Adhishthan
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Datta, Nath, Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, UK, USA
Date of Birth: 
February 06, 1921
Place of Birth: 
Satara, Maharashtra, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
July 02, 1991
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Haji mallang baba, kwaja garib nawaj, Shri Pant maharaj, shekh salim chishti, Abdul kadir Jilani baba, kutubuddin bakhtiyar kaki,Kwaja gesu daraj/kwaja bande nawaj, Teli maharaj


Muhammad



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhammed, Muchamad, Ahmed, محمّد
Function: 
Prophet
Traditions: 
Islam, Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Arabian Peninsula; Migration to Ethopia; Messengers to Yemen, Persia, Bazentine and Turkey
Date of Birth: 
570
Place of Birth: 
Mecca (in nowadays Saudi Arabia)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
June 8, 632


Sheikh Saadi



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif ibn-Abdullah Shirazi
Function: 
Mystic
Traditions: 
Sufism, Mysticism, Islam, Irfan
Main Countries of Activity: 
Iran, Iraq, Central Asia, Egypt, India
Date of Birth: 
1184
Place of Birth: 
Shiraz, Iran
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1283
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Gilani, Suhrawadi


Hazrat Tajuddin Baba



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Hazrat Tajuddin Baba of Nagpur
Function: 
Satguru
Traditions: 
Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
21st February 1861
Place of Birth: 
Kamthi, Maharashtra, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
17th August 1925


Bulleh Shah



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Abdullah Shah
Function: 
Dervish
Traditions: 
Sufism,Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Undivided India
Date of Birth: 
1680
Place of Birth: 
Uch, Bahawalpur, Punjab,undivided India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1757


Shaykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi



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Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Sufism, Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
11/11/1950
Place of Birth: 
lefke, cyprus
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Mevlana Nazim Hakkani


A. H. Almaas



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
A. Hameed Ali
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Diamond Approach, sufism, Enneagram
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
1944
Place of Birth: 
Kuwait
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Claudio Naranjo