Sufism


Did anyone notice the scene where Ibrahim is shown drinking alcohol?
No Muslim, not even Sufis are allowed to drink alcohol under any condition as it makes one lose their minds.
I myself have contact with Pakistani Sufis and they are the same as other Muslims.
I have also seen the real Sufi dancing and they do not do it by choice as shown in the movie.Their mind is not in control in that state and it only happens to audiences during a Qwali.
If any Turkish Sufis (like Ibrahim in the movie) have a different view about this please tell me.

Peace be to you

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In reality drinking alcohol is a metaphore. Sufists drink "the vine of passion". And the passion is for Allah.

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In the movie,Ibrahim drinks real vine so I was calling that un-Islamic as no Islamic sect allows it.

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Sufis hold very diverse views. Some are conservative and keep strictly to Quran while others believe that rigid rules are unnecessary and God can be pleased by doing what feels right and by respect of other people and generosity alone.

They may think that it is not necessary to interpret literally that Allah forbade alcoholic drinks. Maybe he just meant to advice against their excessive use or that overall, "true Islam" is hidden behind the words of Quran that some human still ultimately printed or wrote on a piece of paper.

Many Muslims however just don't care. I know many of them (who aren't even Sufis) who drink alcohol from time to time because they think that it can't be too important for Allah to refrain from drinking it. In contrast, none of my Christian friends follow every single rule that is in the Bible because they don't think that God is that precise with rules and that he understands and forgives those who sometimes break them.

And by the way, Turks, be they Muslim or not, have drank raki for centuries. It is a Turkish version (or basically the same as) of Greek ouzo, strong anise flavored alcoholic drink.

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