An Analytical Study of Mysticism and its Terminologies

  • Dr. Hafiz Munir Ahmad Khan Dean, Faculty of Islamic Studies University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • Dr. Syed Atta Ullah Bukhari Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Cadet College Ghotki, Sindh, Pakistan
Keywords : Mysticism, Mystics, Religion, Revive, Spirituality


Mysticism is an area of knowledge, which purifies bodies, ethics and soul. Mysticism is based on soul. Man is composed of body and soul thus the importance of soul is static. To purify the soul, it is essential to have knowledge of the Qura’n and Hadith. A person knows well the Qura’n and Hadith is called a mystic or a scholar of mysticism. Knowledge and mysticism are the best source to get closer to Allah Almighty. Through this experience a person can reach the highest degree of spirituality. All the secrets of universe are disclosed to him with this sort of knowledge, so the Mysticism is the soul of Islam and a fact of religion. It teaches love with human beings and religions as well as ethics, peace, brotherhood, unity and patriotism. The purpose of this article is to highlight the role of mysticism and mystics in imparting Islamic education in our society for the revival of Islam and it culture.

How to Cite
KHAN, Dr. Hafiz Munir Ahmad; BUKHARI, Dr. Syed Atta Ullah. An Analytical Study of Mysticism and its Terminologies. Journal of Religious Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 38-57, june 2019. ISSN 2663-0206. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 28 feb. 2020. doi: