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Some Aspects of Khwaja Enayetpuri's Sufism - Copula_vol_19           Bibliography (.pdf)


Academic or institutional research on religions in Bangladesh is relatively a new adventure by some recent academics. The late Prof Joseph T O'Connell, Prof Emeritus of the University of Toronto, Canada, initiated such a research work with his colleagues at Dhaka University as a Visiting Professor of the Dept of World Religions, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Azam Khan, Assistant Professor of Bogra Govt College has pursued PhD at the Kushtia Islamic University on Khwaja Enayetpuri's Life and Philosophy. Dr Azam Khan's PhD thesis on Khwaja Enayetpuri has been published  Islamic Foundation, Dhaka, in book format. He has also done some works on Enayetpuri in this MPhil thesis.

Edited by Arbind Sharma and published Springer, London,  The Encyclopedia of Indian Religions - a tome of a large number of scholarly articles - contains an excellent article on Khwaja Enayetpuri.

Khwaja Enayetpuri is the only Sufi Saint in Bangladesh, a short article of whose life is incorporated in Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophers, edited by Oliver Leaman, Continuum, London, 2006

International Association of Sufism, a well-reputed Sufi Center in California, USA publishes a Sufi Journal called Sufism: An Inquiry. The journal has published some articles on Khwaja Enayetpuri.

 Prof Dr Golam Dastagir published a book entitled Sufism and Social Integration: Connecting Hearts - Crossing Boundaries by Kazi Publications, Inc., Chicago, 2015, in collaboration with Mohammad Faghfoori, Professor, George Washington University. This book contains numerous articles on Khwaja Enayetpuri. The book is available at and at all major Libraries of the world class Universities.

For works in Bengali, see Dr Golam Dastagir's Bangladeshe Sufivad (Sufism in Bangladesh)  published by Haqqani Publishers, Dhaka, 2011. The book is catalogued at the Library of the University of Toronto, Canada

The Dept of Philosophy, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh annually brings out a research journal entitled Copula. The volume 19 of this journal published an article on Khwaja Enayetpuri's some aspects of Sufism.

Prof Dr Golam Dastagir, former Chairman of the Dept of Philosophy, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh has been engaged in research on Khwaja Enayetpuri's Sufism for more than two decades. He held visiting position at the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Toronto and New College, University of Toronto, Canada.

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