An-Naqshbandiyah

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AN-NAQSHBANDIYAH. النقشبندية
An ascetic order of Faqirs, the followers of Khwajah Pir Muhammad Naqshband. They are a very numerous sect, and perform the Zikr-i-Khaf’i, or silent religious devotion described in the article on ZIKR.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam