Religion and Mysticism 5item Is the concept of “Wahdatul Wujud” a valid doctrine of Islam? If mysticism is considered as the inner gist of religion, can we then discuss it independently from religion? If mysticism is considered as part of religion, why then do many of the religious authorities in different religions including Christianity and Islam oppose the mysticism? How do religion and mysticism interact with one another? What is the relation of mysticism and Islamic laws?