Fakirs

Some articles on fakirs, fakir:

Louis Jacolliot - Works
... Manu's Mythology) (1881) Fakirs et bayadères (Fakirs and Devadasi)(1904) Voyage au pays des Bayadères (Journey to the Land of the Devadasi) (1873) Voyage au ... Yébous - Tchadé II (1880) Voyage au pays des singes III (1883) Voyage au pays des fakirs charmeurs (1881) Voyage au pays des palmiers (1884) Voyage ...
Fakir - History
... The fakirs are called syed, shah or sai since they belong to the decents of sufi orders ... In English, faqir or fakir is originally, a mendicant dervish ... In mystical usage, the word fakir refers to man's spiritual need for God, who alone is self-sufficient ...