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So to claim that Kemal approved of the Sufis is again based on complete ignorance of the history of Turkey. In the time of the Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) a group of such misguided hypocrites built a Mosque and invited the Holy Prophet Muhammad (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) to come and pray in it. Inspiration (ilham) does not determine whether something is right or wrong, and the kashf of a sufi does not establish the degree of a rule, whether it is obligatory or desirable.

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The Sufi and Exoteric legalist scholar, Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 505/1111), stated that, 'Sex should begin with gentle words and kissing.' The scholar of both outward exoteric studies, and inward studies, Imam al-Zabidi adds, in his commentary on al-Ghazali: 'This should include not only the cheeks and lips; and then he should caress the breasts and nipples, and every part of her body.' Regarding foreplay, Muhammad stated, 'Not one of you should fall upon his wife like an animal; but let there first be a messenger between you.' 'And what is that messenger?' they asked; and he replied, 'Kisses and words.' In his Magnum Opus Encyclopedia of the Islamic Religious Sciences, the Ihya Ulum al-Din, Imam Abu Hamid al- Ghazali stated, 'When he has come to his orgasm (inzal), he should wait for his wife until she comes to her orgasm likewise; for her climax may well come slowly Poems from the Divan of Hafiz read pdf Poems from the Divan of Hafiz & The Secret Rose Garden pdf. It saddens the heart and brings tears to the eyes... The ego has no portion in its journey ... because its pre-condition is the killing of the ego and abstinence from one's wants The Islamic Tradition: An download epub download The Islamic Tradition: An Introduction. We are two spirits infused in a (single) body." [66] This sense of tawhid, of a complete unification of the lover and the beloved, led Al-Hallaj to speak of God in very amorous terms. Al-Hallaj's biographer Louis Massignon, in describing his ideas of mystical ontology, wrote that, for Al-Hallaj, divine union is consummated in "the amorous nuptial in which the Creator ultimately rejoins his creature ...and in which the latter opens his heart to his Beloved in intimate, familiar" discourse. [67] A Sufi leader by the name Abu Mansoor al-Hallaj went so far in disbelief as to claim he was god himself Mystics of Islam download online read online Mystics of Islam here. The fault of the devil (Iblis) was in thinking himself better than others, and the same weakness lurks in the soul of all creatures. Heart knowledge bears people up in friendship, but body knowledge weighs them down with burdens download The Book of 'Iraqi epub. The second caliph, Umar, ruled from 634 to 644; he is credited with being the first caliph to found new Islamic cities, Al Basra ( 638) , cited: Muftah al- Ashaiqeen Muftah al- Ashaiqeen here.

He appointed 'Abd al-Muin as the head official of the district and ordered that all shrines and graves should be demolished, because, in view of the Wahhabis, the people of Mecca and Medina were not worshiping Allahu ta'ala, but shrines download online The Book of 'Iraqi pdf, azw (kindle), epub. I have little desire to make mine the ONLY definition of Sufism, but the definitions I see posted are very incomplete, given the knowledge I have acquired from my own instructors in several turuq of Sufism, including the Qadiri, Rifa'i, Uwaysi, Khalwati, and Naqshbandi traditions epub. British branch: Barton Farm, Pound Lake, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England , cited: The Complete Idiot's Guide to read pdf read online The Complete Idiot's Guide to Rumi Meditations. Reinert, "Attar, Farid-al-Din," Encyclopaedia Iranica online. (105) Kashf al-Mahjub (Nicholson trans.), p. 106. (109) T. Graham, "Abu Said Abi'l Khayr and the School of Khurasan" (83-135) in Lewisohn, ed., Classical Persian Sufism: from its Origins to Rumi, pp. 129-30. (110) A , cited: Sufi Aesthetics: Beauty, Love, and the Human Form in the Writings of Ibn 'Arabi and 'Iraqi (Studies in Comparative Religion) click Sufi Aesthetics: Beauty, Love, and the Human Form in the Writings of Ibn 'Arabi and 'Iraqi (Studies in Comparative Religion) book. There is an old saying that we have to known the rules before we can break them The Book of 'Iraqi online.

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The purpose of the temple was disclosed to the Sufi saint. Mian Mir was delighted at the fine objectives the Guru had in mind , source: Lalla Ded: Selected Poems read epub download Lalla Ded: Selected Poems pdf, azw (kindle). Al-Ghazali even went further than Aristotle in recommending altruism as the highest generosity in giving wealth despite one's own need. Love of influence is the desire for power and fame , e.g. Sahl ibn Abd Allah al-Tostari read online Sahl ibn Abd Allah al-Tostari. This Muhammad did not dare query. The legend also provides teachings on what to expect at the time of death ref.: The Secret Rose Garden & The read here click The Secret Rose Garden & The Secrets of the Self pdf, azw (kindle). Communal kitchens and guest lodges for feeding the poor and travelers were features of early Sufi settlements, a tradition that continues in Sahas, or Sufi centers where massive concrete tables may serve up to one hundred diners at a sitting Perfume of the Desert: Inspirations from Sufi Wisdom download Perfume of the Desert: Inspirations from Sufi Wisdom. One of his forefathers was Sayyed Jalaluddin Bukhari, who was born in Multan but later settled in Uchh in undivided India Ghalib: Life & Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets Series Book 14) Ghalib: Life & Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets Series Book 14) pdf, azw (kindle). “What has he found who has lost God? “I have loved in life and I have been loved. I have drunk the bowl of poison from the hands of love as nectar, and have been raised above life's joy and sorrow. My heart, aflame in love, set afire every heart that came in touch with it. My heart has been rent and joined again; My heart has been broken and again made whole; My heart has been wounded and healed again; A thousand deaths my heart has died, and thanks be to love, it lives yet Sufi Studies: East and West Sufi Studies: East and West pdf, azw (kindle), epub. To the People of the Way, this is the hidden Shirk, because one is associating something with Allah. Although it is an obligation to do (good deeds), yet the heart must not be attached to those deeds download The Book of 'Iraqi pdf. Despite facing persecution during the Ottoman Empire, to this day remains very Shiite in its tendencies. During the Safavid rule, and a Shiite renaissance Shia names the likes of Mir Damad, Mir Findiriski, Sadr al-din Shirazi, Said Qumi and so many other Gnostics of that time were completely immersed in Sufi Gnostic ideas ref.: The Bustan of Sadi & The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa The Bustan of Sadi & The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa pdf.

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At the other end of the spectrum, only about a third of Muslims in Tunisia (35%) and Morocco (34%) concur , source: Louis Massignon: The Vow and read online read Louis Massignon: The Vow and the Oath (Matheson Monographs). In contrast to humans, angels are incapable of unbelief and, with the exception of Satan, always obey God. Despite these traits, Islamic doctrine holds that humans are superior to angels My Faith Looks Up to Thee My Faith Looks Up to Thee pdf, azw (kindle), epub. In the words of Hujwiri; ‘At the time of the Companions and their successors this name did not exist, but the reality which it indicates was intimately known by each one of them.’ Sufism draws from the source of Divine Light and the Divine Secrets contained in the Qur’an epub. Since the marriage of a Muslim woman to an infidel husband (in accordance with the verse quoted: ‘Men are guardians of women’) means her subordination to an infidel, that fact makes the marriage void, because it does not obey the conditions laid down to make a contract valid 99 Letters of Hadrat Sahib: download for free 99 Letters of Hadrat Sahib: With Anecdotes here. Holding out flowers as well as the images of Dervishes martyred during the Iran-Iraq war and performing religious rituals, members of the order were trying to demonstrate their respect for peace, their commitment to religion and their loyalty to the Iranian revolution Rassa Shastra: Inayat Khan on the Mysteries of Love, Sex, and Marriage download Rassa Shastra: Inayat Khan on the Mysteries of Love, Sex, and Marriage book. Al-Ghazali delineated the duties to relatives, neighbors, and brother Muslims. He believed that women are weaker than men both intellectually and morally, and thus men should use moderate harshness for the evil tendencies and extra kindness for the weakness , source: Abu Sa'id: Life & Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets) (Volume 4) Abu Sa'id: Life & Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets) (Volume 4) for free. Sufis were influential in spreading Islam particularly to the furthest outposts of the Muslim world in Africa, India and the Far East pdf. Of course it is one of the characteristics of living traditions that they are ultimately oral The Secret Rose Garden & The read here The Secret Rose Garden & The Secrets of the Self book. Spirituality does not need following of any particular religion. Customs and rituals are only the outer form of religion, which depend upon the place and social circumstances ref.: A Soaring Minaret: Abu Bakr al-Wasiti and the Rise of Baghdadi Sufism download online A Soaring Minaret: Abu Bakr al-Wasiti and the Rise of Baghdadi Sufism. Uthman Al-Jullabi The Hashf Al-Mahjub: The Oldest Persian Treatise on Sufism, trans. Reynold Nicholson, London, Luzac and Company, 1976, Chapter XI, pp140-141. 85. In general, see SYED, Naguib al-Attas Some Aspects of Sufism As Understood and Practised Among the Malays, Singapore, Malaysian Sociological Research Ltd, 1963. 86 Living and Dying with Grace: Counsels of Hadrat 'Ali click Living and Dying with Grace: Counsels of Hadrat 'Ali. It should be recalled in this context in fact that the philosopher Ibn Sina had knowledge of certain Hermetic texts such as Poimandres and the Sufi Ibn al-'Arabi displays vast knowledge of Hermeticism in his al-Futuhat al-makkiyya (The Meccan Illuminations) and many other works (Sezgin 1971 ). As for Pythagoreanism, although elements of it are seen in the Jabirian corpus, it was primarily in the Rasa'il (Epistles) of the Ikhwan al-Safa' in the fourth century ah (tenth century ad), who came from a Shi'ite background and whose work was wholly adopted by later Isma'ilism, that one sees the full development of an Islamic Pythagoreanism based upon the symbolic and mystical understanding of numbers and geometric forms (Netton 1982 ) (see Ikhwan al-Safa' ) , e.g. The Book of Certainty: The Sufi Doctrine of Faith, Vision and Gnosis (Golden Palm) The Book of Certainty: The Sufi Doctrine of Faith, Vision and Gnosis (Golden Palm) pdf. Sama'a is food for the soul." (Nasrabadi in Attar: Tadhkirat, 793) Sound and music occupy an important place in the life of most Sufis Spiritual Dimensions of read epub Spiritual Dimensions of Psychology pdf, azw (kindle).

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