April Issue of Aquila Magazine
Despite being known for encouraging simplicity in life, Islam is weaved with complex layers of meaning that need to be teased through for more refined understanding of a faith that some say requires a lifetime of study to be fully appreciated. Whirling between its deeper-seated meanings are the beliefs drawn upon by Sufis, followers of the third-largest denomination of Islam. Find out what this sect believes in and why they place such an importance on connecting with natural world.
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Category: SPIRITUALITY, SUFISM
Shireen Qudosi is a Top 10 North American Muslim Reformer. She founded Qudosi Chronicles shortly after 9-11 when she noticed a widespread failure in honest conversations about Islam. Since it’s launch, Qudosi Chronicles has developed a broad and diverse following that has helped spark Muslim reform.
Shireen is half Pakistani, half Afghan and a Sufi American Muslim who feels strongly that Islam is fated for an evolutionary leap in consciousness. And that leap is necessary in order for a global world of people to take the next collective step in advancing human dignity and excellence.