A true lover is proved such by his pain of heart; no sickness is there like sickness of heart.Rumi, Mevlana
Sufism, tasawwuf, is a way of life.
Through this way of life, a deeper identity is discovered and comes into being. This deeper identity, beyond the already known personality, is in harmony with everything that exists in the universe. This deeper identity, or the essential self, has abilities of awareness, action, creativity and love that are far beyond the abilities of the superficial personality.