Peculiarities of the Spread of Sufi Orders in Europe

Authors

  • Odiljon Ernazarov PhD in History, Associate Professor, UNESCO Chair on religious studies and the comparative study of world religions, International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan

Keywords:

European Muslims, sufism, sufi orders, Haqqaniyyah, Naqshbandiyyah, Nematullahiyya, Qadariyah, Tijaniya, Muridiya, Ahmadiyya-Idrisiya, Shaziliya.

Abstract

The article provides information on the history of the spread and development of Sufi orders in Europe, as well as their current status. The article also analyzes the activity characteristics and development trends of orders with Sunni and Shiite views following the interest in Sufism among the European population.

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Published

2024-06-23

How to Cite

Odiljon Ernazarov. (2024). Peculiarities of the Spread of Sufi Orders in Europe. American Journal of Social and Humanitarian Research, 5(6), 42–45. Retrieved from https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajshr/article/view/2811

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