Explain about the major beliefs and prectises of the Sufis
Sufis were Muslim spiritualists who rejected external religiosity and emphasised love and devotion to God and compassion towards all fellow human beings.
The major beliefs and practices of the Sufis were:
- They sought union with God much as a lover seeks his beloved with a disregard for the world.
- They expressed their feelings towards God through poems and a rich literature in prose, including anecdotes and fables, developed around them.
- They believed that the heart could be trained to look at the world in a different way.