Academic or institutional research on religions in Bangladesh is
relatively a new adventure by some recent academics. The late
Prof Joseph T O'Connell, Prof Emeritus of the University of
Toronto, Canada, initiated such a research work with his colleagues at Dhaka
University as a Visiting Professor of the Dept of World
Religions, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Azam Khan, Assistant Professor of Bogra Govt College has pursued
PhD at the Kushtia Islamic University on Khwaja Enayetpuri's Life and Philosophy.
His PhD dissertation has been accepted. He has also done some
works on Enayetpuri in this MPhil thesis.
An entry on "Khwaja Enayetpuri" is accepted for publication in
the Encyclopedia of Indian Religions, ed. by Arbinda
Sharma, Springer (in press).
Khwaja Enayetpuri is the only Sufi Saint in Bangladesh, a short
article of whose life is found in
Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophers,
edited by Oliver Leaman, Continuum, London, 2006
International Association of
Sufism, a well-reputed Sufi Center in California, USA
publishes a Sufi Journal called Sufism: An Inquiry. The
journal has published some articles on Khwaja Enayetpuri.
The Dept of Philosophy, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka,
Bangladesh annually brings out a research journal entitled
Copula. The volume 19 of this journal published an article
on Khwaja Enayetpuri's some aspects of Sufism.
Prof Dr Golam Dastagir,
former Chairman of the Dept of Philosophy, Jahangirnagar
University, Dhaka, Bangladesh has been engaged in
research on Khwaja Enayetpuri's Sufism for more than two
decades. He held visiting position at the Centre for South
Asian Studies, University of Toronto and New College, University
of Toronto, Canada.