In Islam, ‘halala’ is a term that finds its roots in ‘halal’ that translates to something that is permissible, and therefore ‘lawful’. In context of marriage, it means that a divorced woman can become ‘halal’ (lawful) for her husband again after nikah halala is completed.
Sufi practices have their foundation in purity of life, strict obedience to Islamic law and imitation of the Prophet. Through self-denial, careful introspection and mental struggle, Sufis hope to purify themselvesf from all selfishness, thus attaining ikhlas, absolute purity of intention and act. "Little sleep, little talk, little food" are fundamental and fasting is considered one of the most important preparations for the spiritual life.
“The government pokes its nose into everything, but I really don’t care. Why do I have to respect your orders when you don’t respect my choices? Leave your orders for the faithful and leave me with my drink. Religion is a personal thing.”