This research paper deals with the philosophy of sufism and makes specific references to quotaons from the poetry of Shah Abdul Laf Bhitai. The Holy Quran and sunnah provide the reader with valuable knowledge to reform one’s inner self. Subsequent to these sources comes Tasawuf and un der this paper many different Schools of thought (of Tasawuf) have been discussed and a comparave study of different schools of throught made. Sufism also reformed life of human beings, based on principles which were mainly derived from the sufi poetry of various poets of the world. The importance and impact of sufism on common man and the society has been proven. This paper makes a detailed discussion taking into account the present era of terrorism and suggesng Sufism as the only path forward to create peace and harmony among the people of different sects of religion.

Dr. Jagdesh Lachhani