June 4, 2013

The Book of Baba Afdal Kashani

Paul Smith

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.89 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In an attempt to define them, others have given them this name. This spiritually advanced person is very rare, and not limited by common definitions; they exist in both worlds simultaneously and have a variety of functions which help humanity. Al-A'rabi (d.952), Makki (d.996), Sarraj (d. 988), Kalabadhi (d.1000) and Hujviri (d.1057) were such masters who wrote in defence of Sufism. She has thus become another symbolic equivalent of the Great Mother.
Read more
June 4, 2013

From Sufism to Ahmadiyya: A Muslim Minority Movement in

Adil Hussain Khan

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.49 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Muhamed Auwais Rafudeen, for instance, has recently concluded that accounts of Shaykh Yusuf's exile, which often claim that Zandvleit became a refuge for runaway slaves and spiritual home to a multitude of converts, are ridden with unsubstantiated claims.(40) Despite these limitations, sufism's presence and importance has been firmly established. After this Rabi'a returned to her master's house and continually fasted in the daytime and carried out her appointed tasks and in the service of God she was standing on her feet till the day.
Read more
June 3, 2013

Ahmad Al-Ghazali, Remembrance, and the Metaphysics of Love

Joseph E B Lumbard

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.20 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Reference 2 here which the author is using is Encyclopaedia Britannica. God (already) has relieved him of the need for (lit., provision of) women." Hajrat Inayat Shah bestowed upon Bulleh Shah his entire spiritual treasure, conferring Masterhood upon him there itself. He has conducted extensive research on the impact of spiritual and secular techniques in promoting peace, which has been published widely. One day a stranger (one who might not look at her unveiled) approached her.
Read more
June 3, 2013

A Garden Beyond Paradise: Love Poems of Rumi

Jonathan Star, Shahram Shiva

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.79 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Some may be misguided or even completely wrong. It takes advantage of a common assumption among those who have only been exposed to other religions – the assumption that the statements of religious leaders can be taken at face value because religious leaders want people to understand their religion. In addition to writing biographies of Sufi saints he wrote "Risala", a book in which he defined Sufi doctrines and terms. These countries may be slightly less violent and intolerant than, for example, Saudi Arabia or Iran, but this certainly does not make them tolerant or "progressive" by any acceptable standards.
Read more
June 3, 2013

The Masnavi I Ma'navi of Rumi: Complete (Forgotten Books)

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.31 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

By the time of Schuon's death in 1998, Sufism had become almost incidental to a wider enterprise that involved Christians, Red Indian dances, and-- according to some reports--sacred nudity. They were regarded in effect as saints, but saints canonised by the people while still living, not posthumously by the church. Normally it is one of the attributes of God, e.g. truth, patience, and love. It was France's first counterinsurgency war on foreign soil. I follow the religion of Love: whatever way Love's camels take, that is my religion and my faith. ibn al-`Arabi, Tarjuman al-Ashwaq, in The Mystics of Islam, translated by Reynold A Nicholson to find out what they mean. ibn al-`Arabi, Tarjuman al-Ashwaq, in The Mystics of Islam, translated by Reynold A Nicholson and the turmoil in your hearts, and hear what I hear! ibn al-`Arabi, Tarjuman al-Ashwaq, in The Mystics of Islam, translated by Reynold A Nicholson When my Beloved appears, With what eye do I see Him?
Read more
June 3, 2013

The Exploits of the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin

Idries Shah

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.88 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Buried in Ramdas AmritserA Tribute(Manqbat) for a great Saint,A great Scholar,and a great person i.e. Garde précieux cet instant présent, et considère comme néant tout autre que Dieu; Car un jour, ton présent et ton futur ne seront que du passé. VON KREMER, A., Geschichte der herrschenden Ideen des Islams (Leipzig, 1868), pp. 52-121. But this spiritual sanctity can be provided only by a person who has got such real and strong spiritual powers. In contrast to the "official" Naqshbandis, the Alevis were more of a popular and rural phenomenon, seeing themselves the "true Turks," who kept alive indigenous Turkish culture and folklore against the "Arabized" Sunni Ottomans.
Read more
June 3, 2013

The Whirling Dervishes: Being an Account of the Sufi Order

Shems Friedlander

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.34 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The spread of Islam in the Sub-continent is the story of untiring efforts of numerous saints and Sufis who dedicated their lives to the cause of service to humanity. This statement of Muhammad is a clear indication that Islam (as was taught and practiced during Muhammad’s life) regarded women in the marriage bed as equal, if not superior, to men. The aim should be to avoid any trouble erupting out. Some of them have engaged in terrorism and there are right-wing Christian churches who actively preach racist doctrines.
Read more
June 3, 2013

The Rumi Collection (Shambhala Library)

Jelaluddin Rumi

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.60 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Hazrat Sahib stayed there for 10 years and took veil on 15th Muharram 1365 hijri. Fakhr ad-din Pasha, the Commandant of Medina, was still insisting on obeying the orders of the Unionist government. The execution of the accursed kafir of Gobindwal [a Sikh who lead an uprising against the oppressive Muslim rule of his community] is an important achievement and is the cause of great defeat of the accursed Hindus... This is an old distinction previously described as irdda (God’s will) and amr (His command).
Read more
June 2, 2013

A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings

Coleman Barks

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.35 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Of course for Sufism this outer form is the religion of Islam. Salam, can you explan surah 4 verse 69...some people say this is what makes sufism allowed. But first of all he has to learn the most important elements of the Shari’ah and fiqh. Perhaps the most famous example of a Sufi teacher introducing former slaves to profound religious knowledge is that of Habib Saleh. I passed away into nothingness, I vanished, And lo, I was the All-living--only God I saw. One of my teachers used to say, sometimes like a dog the ego needs a bone and it does no harm to give it one.
Read more
June 2, 2013

Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal (Religion,

Format: Paperback

Language: 1

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.63 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The more one loves God in this world the higher will one's happiness be in the next. One who understands, knows and realizes all of these thing; who knows both himself and God; who understands hell and heaven, lives and creations, satan and the children of satan; who understands and realizes all of those with the full clarity to withdraw and to sink within the Silence of the Perfection of God and to reside in quiescence in that Stillness within the Plenitude of God; one who stays within His Divine Justice, one who reveals His Glory and His Meaning, one who has no praise except in praise of Him; one who is established in that State, one who is fixed in that State, one who has realized that State; one who has seen himself and God and everything within that Perfection that is God, and who, seeing the realizing, takes on the Compassion of God as his own compassion towards all lives, and explains the Stillness of that Silence from the Quiescence of that Stillness: such a one is called "Sufi".
Read more