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Yoosufi M R, Rezā Jamkarāni A. The Shi'ite Sufism of the 9th Century. مطالعات عرفانی. 2007; 0 (6) :183-201
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One of the basic religious characteristics of the ninth century is the propagation of shiism and the public inclination of people towards it. The Teymoori policy of religious freedom which was the continuation of Mongol's policy provided a setting for a clash of opinions. In this developed exceedingly, and the preliminary steps for the formation of peace made available after Teymoori's victories and his respect for the great Sufis caused the formation and flourish of monasteries and Sufi centres. The great Sufis in this period were either shi'ites themselves and founded their works on shi'ite teachings or if they were Sunnis they were less fanatic and inclined to shi'ism. Also, the shi'ite feature the movement of imam Hosein in Karbala founded several Sufi movements against injustice and the corruption of the society. So kings and rulers who were aware of this hidden power tried to tolerate and treat grat Sufis with caution.
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