There’s enough love for more than immediate family

Article published in Svenska Dagbladet
8 September 2015
By Sushmita Preetha
Photos: Amilrul Rajiv

Dhaka. Bedom Warsi and his family share their house with three of Bedom’s siblings and their families. The house is also home to their 80-year old father, who is a learned man within Sufism, a spiritual branch of Islam.
“When you grow up like this, you learn to love the extended part of your family just as much as your nuclear one. Whose brother and cousin is whose doesn’t really matter”, says Bedom.

The whole family are sufists. Bedom was the only one among the siblings interested to take over as a spiritual leader after the father, and like him, he has disciples all over the country.

Full article (in Swedish) here: http://www.svd.se/att-vara-familj-ar-att-finnas-for-varandra/om/familjeliv-i-varlden

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