Giving a boost to the rich Sufi culture in India, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the first World Sufi Forum in New Delhi. It is called the Bain-ul-Aqwami Sufi Conference started with a new ray of hope in New Delhi.
- 200 Sufi scholars from across 20 countries have converged for the 4 day conference
- Organised by the All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board, the apex body of Sufi Dargahs in India.
- The meeting is expected to debate on how Sufi teaching can prevent global terrorism
- The Sufi Conference would spread a message of brotherhood among Muslims and other religions and how Islam contributes to meaningfully to the world.
Sufism in India
Muslims and mainstream scholars of Islam define Sufism as simply the name for the inner or esoteric dimension of Islam which is supported and complemented by outward or exoteric practices of Islam, such as Islamic law.