Jahan Khatun: Life & Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.15 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Because he was something other than a Fascist, he was not implicated in what many Italians saw as the fiasco of Italian Fascism. What distinguishes the content of this particular treatise, in Ansari’s own view, is that it sets out to be a clear exposition of the stations of spiritual attainment, highlighting the salient features thereof and mentioning how each of them already refers to a definite level of perfection, while indicating at the same time the relative position that such a perfection occupies within the total hierarchy of spiritual stations.
Continue Reading

SUPREMACY OF MOHAMMED (S.A.W) From The Lips Of SHEIKH

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.44 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

These, too, a fragment of his priceless bequest, Of his glimpses just one glimpse. According to research carried out by the respected Pakistani-born American Muslim Dr. Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive. They passed with it to the third heaven, and there the angel in charge says to them. 'Stand and with this work strike the face of the worker of it; I am the angle dealing with arrogance; my Lord has commanded me not to let his work pass beyond me for he has treated people arrogantly in society'. 'He continued: 'The guardians ascend with a man's work shining brightly like a star and ringing from the acts of adoration and Worship, from fasting and from the greater and lesser pilgrimages, and they pass with it to the fourth heaven.
Continue Reading

Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.64 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For over two years he and Shams ad-Din were very closely associated in a platonic friendship and living in the same house. The Turkish Republican state banned all Sufi orders and abolished their institutions in 1925 after Sufis opposed the new secular order. Jalaluddin, therefore, does in a sense make God the author of evil, but at the same time he makes evil intrinsically good in relation to God--for it is the reflexion of certain divine attributes which in themselves are absolutely good.
Continue Reading

Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.36 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

One can truly experience the Divine Feminine only through this Knowledge. To understand Sufism, or any other religious practice, you must acquire first-hand knowledge and experience. In fact among the people of the Suffa was one who turned back from Islam, and was killed by the Prophet. Paper coming in from China aided Sufi's in their quest greatly. [17] The great increase of paper allowed more books to be created. He does not get support from the scriptures. 110 Yet, he who does evil or wrongs his own soul, and then seeks Allah's pardon, will find Allah forgiving and merciful. 111 112 He who commits sin, commits it against his own soul.
Continue Reading

The Sufi Path of Love: Entering the Heart of Hearts

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.80 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It should be read by everyone who is seriously interested in the subject. Thus you should get out of the creation with a strenuous effort and consider them like a gate that closes and opens and like tree which sometimes yields fruit and at other times remains barren and (know that) every such event is the doing of a doer and planned by a planner and He is Allah, so that you may be believer in the oneness of Allah. He made at least one pilgrimage to Mecca.
Continue Reading

The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.58 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

As such, it is regularly confounded with regional security issues where it is perceived as a problem for international order as conceived by Washington, London, Paris or Moscow. A seeker by taking the shelter of the Master surrenders his ego at the feet of his Master. Like the Sun of neither east or west nor of anyplace when that Sun arrives. - "Subtle Degrees" by Rumi (translated by Daniel Liebert in The Rumi Collection, Threshold Books, Brattleboro, VT 1996.) When a seed falls into the ground, it germinates, grows, and becomes a tree: if you understand these symbols, you'll follow us, and fall to the ground, with us. - "With Us" by Rumi (translated by Nevit Ergin and Camille Helminski in The Rumi Collection, Threshold Books, Brattleboro, VT 1996.) Desire only that of which you have no hope; seek only that of which you have no clue.
Continue Reading

Friday Discourses - Volume 1: Friday Talks at the Rasooli

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.76 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

While addressing concerns of those who seek the truth today through up-to-date, relevant language and examples, Hazrat Rasool grounds his responses in the classical teachings of Sufi lineages that stretch back more than 1,400 years to the Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). Some Muslims do not believe that any text other than the actual Arabic text of the Quran (even a transliteration or an Arabic text with vowels) can strictly be called 'the Qur'an'. As Philip Jenkins the author of “The Lost History of Christianity” noted, they live, fight, win, go underground or die, but their cultural remains stay for a long time like stellar explosion.
Continue Reading

Another Five Great Classic Sufi Master Poets: Selected

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.06 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Turkish Republican state banned all Sufi orders and abolished their institutions in 1925 after Sufis opposed the new secular order. Should it become moderate and steady and revert to a medial position, (then) one stops tormenting it and causing it pain. But the most marked influence on Sufism on Jewish thought is found in Bahya, Ibn Pakudah's Duties of the Heart, where the very title and the ideas behind it belong to Sufism. I am only stating my opinion here so don't so bent out of shape if you don't agree with me.
Continue Reading

The Green Sea of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals from the Diwan of

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Have you even left these shore Subhanallah. One more comment about non-sharia practicing Sufis. Thus, this light also is a very fine veil of maya (illusion), although it has some reflection of the Reality in it. Counsel, however, has a distinctive form and character, and requires tact Otherwise it becomes criticism, and produces more evil than good. Deliverance from Error 3:4 by Al-Ghazali, tr. Ahmad al-Muqri says: Al-tasawwuf istiqamat al-ahwal ma'a 'l-haqq, "Sufiism is the maintenance of right states with God, "i.e." states" do not seduce the Sufi from his (right) state, nor cast him into wrong, since he whose heart is devoted to the Author of states (muhawwil-i ahwal) is not cast down from the rank of rectitude nor hindered from attaining to the Truth.
Continue Reading

The Essence of Sufism

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.14 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For the embattled non-Muslim minorities in Muslim countries who will likely suffer the most direct effects of any large-scale Western engagement with Sufism, these are questions to which a wrong answer will be costly in the extreme. (The title of this piece was inspired by that of a 1919 essay, “Mohammed Without Camouflage- Ecce Homo Arabicus”, by the great scholar of Sufi Islam, W. When Berkyaruq died in 1104, he left his 5-year-old son as heir; but Muhammad Tapar (r. 1105-18) marched into Baghdad, blinded the boy, and became Sultan over the Seljuk empire with Sanjar still governing the east from Balkh.
Continue Reading