UPSC History Bhakti, Sufi Tradition Question Bank Religious Movements: Bhakti / Sufism/ Sikhism / Others

  • question_answer Consider the following statements about Sufism [NDA 2012-II]
    1. The Sufism were critical of the dogmatic definitions and scholastic methods of interpreting the Quran and Sunna (traditions of the prophet) adopted by the theologian.
    2. The Sufis sought an interpretation of the Quran on the basis of their personal experience.
    Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1                         

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Sufismismystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God.


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