LAHORE – An Indian professor, lecturing on Sufism and its relevance in resolving conflicts in today’s world, has said that universal massage of peace, simplicity and humanism of Sufism could unite the people around the world, besides giving them contentment and a spirit to share with each other.

Dr Fatima Hussain, an assistant professor at Delhi University and author of many books on the subject, told a gathering that Punjab had always been a land of sufis. “The Sufis united the people through the basic human values that in turn gave birth to a society whose hallmarks were social equality, peace and accommodation for others,” she maintained.