New Delhi – The newly created global alliance of Sufis which came together at World Sufi Forum under the leadership of Hazrat Syed Muhammad Ashraf of India is all set to announce its resolution and demands in Delhi on Sunday. The 25-point declaration document will be unveiled in front of a packed audience at the Ram Lila Maidan. The event will see more than 60 international delegates, including Dr. Tahirul Qadri from Pakistan, addressing a crowd of almost hundred thousand who have come to Delhi from all parts of India.
Speaking on the eve of the Declaration Day, Hazrat Syed Muhammad Ashraf, founder-president, AIUMB and one of the most influential Sufi leaders in India said, “World Sufi Forum has been a great success in uniting the global Sufi orders on one platform to promote its core messages of peace, tolerance and unconditional love. For the first time in history, representation from so many nations have come together to announce a common resolution which all participants, Indian and international, will try to implement in their countries with the support of both the Muslim community, especially the Youth, as well as the Government.”
“The reason for hosting the World Sufi Forum has risen from the urgent need to counter radical ideologies, which is trying to influence the youth of this country. Our Declaration tomorrow aims at strategically counter the distortion of Islam” Hazrat Ashraf added.
The four-day World Sufi Forum which started on March 17th and concludes on 20th at Ramlila Maidan saw more than 200 international dignitaries from 20 countries participate. The event, which saw PM Shri Narendra Modi attending the inaugural day, saw series of discussions on topics such as extremism and its influence on youth and gender equality. The event saw participation by leading global Sufi scholars, academicians, social workers discussing various important issues pertaining to Islam. Some of the international speakers include Professor David peck, Dr. Alan Godlas and Kabir Helminski from America, Damir Mukhetidnov from Russia, Dr Tahirul Qadri from Pakistan, Shaykh Hashimuddin al-Gaylaniand Shaykh Afeefuddin Al-Jailani from Iraq, Tolegen Mukhamejanov from Kazakasthan, Shaykh Mohammad Bin Yahya Al-kattani from Egypt, and Shaykh Mohammad Idrees Bouchibti from Morocco.
AIUMB is a not-for-profit institution based in India that aims to celebrate the wisdom and teachings of Sufi Orders and Spiritual Leaders. Grounded on the beautiful, profound and moderate spiritual theories, this institution is particularly focused on de-radicalisation. It believes in complete cessation of fanatic ideologies, extremist fringes, religio-fascist cults that engage in religious misinterpretations to justify violence and intolerance. With World Sufi Forum, AIUMB desires to gather the brightest Sufi visionaries from around the world and empower them to create lasting spiritual connections that will produce peace, love and tranquility in the world.