Shahjada Sayed Saifuddin Ahmed Maizbhandari was awarded an honorary doctorate degree during his participation in the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Sufism’ held at the University of Muhammad Al Awal in Guelmim, Morocco recently, said a press release. The conference focused on the influence of Sufi Tariqas in shaping contemporary society.
During his speech, Shahjada Sayed Saifuddin Ahmed Al Hasani highlighted the importance of certain factors such as sustainable development, political stability, good governance, human rights, and religious independence. He emphasized that Sufism represents the essence of Islam, emphasizing the purification of the heart and soul. Sufism promotes tolerance, compassion, generosity, and a liberal attitude towards others. It encourages love for the Creator and His creations. He also mentioned that Bangladesh is a land of Sufi Saints, and Sufis demonstrate love for all people regardless of their religion, race, color, or social class. The aim is to foster peaceful coexistence among individuals with different viewpoints and ideologies.