The Book of Certainty: The Sufi Doctrine of Faith, Vision

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.89 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Obadyah Maimonides wrote Al-Mawala Al Hawdiyya ("The Treatise of the Pool")—an ethico-mystical manual based on the typically Sufi comparison of the heart to a pool that must be cleansed before it can experience the Divine. There are two kinds of outsides: one that you see with open eyes and one that you see with closed eyes. Justice should not only be in legal terms but should also be socially and economically available to the citizens. The structure, grey and all concrete, is among nearly 700 places...
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The Importance of Prophet Muhammad in Our Daily Life, Part 1

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Just like email the heart receives 70,000 Khawatir-thoughts or messages a day which are of four categories either; 2 from the Ego –desires, (most of these thoughts are the same thoughts we have through the day or days that go past) the same way we get emails which are either useful from friends and get junk emails or messages. Satsang (company of the Master) is the best, the simplest and, the most effective way for the seeker to reach the Truth. The rays were falling on Shri...
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Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis in Modern Man

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.86 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Sunna includes not only the customs but also the verbal teachings (hadiths) of the Prophet. The controversy that lies within the context of this argument is not in what constitutes being a Sufi, but rather, what methods do particular Sufis use to achieve fana, and the details that accompany it. Every night the alcoholic would get drunk and cry, "I wish I could be like that Dervish across the street! Accordingly, many Alevis maintain the possibility of separating belief and religious practice. (more…)...
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In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Believers be firm in your duties to Allah and bear true witness. Additionally, a July 2011 Pew Global Attitudes survey found that a "greater percentage of Western publics now see relations between themselves and Muslims as generally good" whilst, "as in the past, Muslims express more unfavorable opinions about Christians than Americans or Europeans express about Muslims." [15] Such findings lead many to ask, who are the ones suffering from a "phobia"? It is immortal, infinite, and separate from the body. (more…)...
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The Biographical Tradition in Sufism: The Tabaqat Genre from

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF There are others between whose lightening flashes are of greater or shorter intervals. Though an ascetic, Kharaqani was also a married man with sons. Charity is very closely related to nobility. Other Pakistan based groups such as the Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed have been fomenting bias in the local Muslim populace against Hindus. The term "Sufi psychology" is probably a deceptive one, because it implies that there is a relatively homogenous doctrine of the psyche the majority of the Sufis would subscribe to. (more…)...
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Anthology of Ruba'i (Quatrain) in Sufi Poetry of the Indian

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.27 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Various Sufi unions – tariqah were leading a fight for greater impact on believers, which sometimes took a desperate form. His sterling character, humility, simplicity, sincerity, trustworthiness, truthful living, modesty, deep trust in Allah and all his virtues are matchless. To put this commandment in other words, "Whatever I have given you of good things and prophethood and knowledge and contentment and patience and kingdom of religion and fighting for the sake of religion - all these are better and worthier than what I have given...
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Islamic Spirituality and Modern Science: The Scientific

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.08 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Basharat Ahmad Position of Sufi-ism (Tasawwuf) in Islam: There are many misconceptions about Islamic Sufi-ism. He changed his convictions again and again in his long religious experiments and research. When a notable Hindu or a Christian priest (like Yusuf Estes) decides to convert, Muslims often view this as something that further validates their beliefs. He said: It is destroyed by the errors of scholars, the argument of the hypocrites about the book (of Allah), and the opinions of the misguided leaders. (Mishkatul Masabih) A good scholar...
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The Persian Oracle: Hafiz of Shiraz

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Frye, The Heritage of Central Asia (Princeton: Wiener, 1996), p. 223, who states: "In Nishapur the fighting between the Hanafis and Shafi'is over power in the city government ruined the city." When you come upon those who have taken to live in monasteries, leave them alone.” Takfiris are those who declare other Muslims to be apostates and, for Shaikh, “It is the height of incredulity to suggest that they [members of Isis] are in fact ‘Islamic’ – an opinion shared only by Isis and [Islamophobes] who echo...
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Rumi Speaks Through Sufi Tales

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.89 MB Downloadable formats: PDF But to understand the contemporary juxtaposition of sufism and the jihad, it is necessary to take a brief look at how the struggle between sufism and the more doctrinaire and orthodox manifestations of Islam played out...in the 13th century. The sunnah (a clear and well-trodden path, of traditions) denote tribal/common law and the examples of the Prophet, his words and deeds. Silence of the external tongue, except for Recollection of God Most High. (more…)...
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Forty Days

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.78 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Allah is ever Merciful to you (29: Sara IV Nisa ­ Women). At last, despairing of escape, I took refuge with the spirituality of the Prophet (on whom be peace) and became effaced in its infinite radiance. Moreover, the divine omnipotence would not be completely realised if evil had remained uncreated. "He is the source of evil, as thou sayest, Yet evil hurts Him not. Sufis operate under the requirement that spiritual transcendent; yes, the container may decay and change, but the inner message immediate circle...
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