Sufism and Could Creatures Like Lovecraft’s Elder Gods Exist


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Is Lovecraftian Horror a form of Inverted Islamic Sufism? And how many of the creatures seen in his mythos can be found in Abrahamic faiths, Middle Eastern folklore and real life.

Partially based on Middle Eastern and North African folklore, as well as a twisted view of Islamic eschatology and Sufism, Lovecraft essentially popularized the notion of cosmic horror, a form of science fiction that states that our world is just one thin veil away from another world filled with unspeakable monsters and horrors waiting to enter ours.


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