Rabita is one way of being with one’s Murshid, who is a pious servant and a kamil friend of Allah Ta’ala
Rabita is the most crucial means of a murīd’s discipline. Rabita is not a form of ibadah (formal act of worship) with its format, timing and method established in our religion. It is a way of awakening the heart...
The most effective medication for the disease of ghaflah (heedlessness) is the dhikr performed in the form of wird.
Wird means the dhikr lesson performed daily, on a regular basis.
Wird is like medication taken every day under a doctor’s supervision. The most effective medication for the disease of ghaflah (heedlessness) is...
The Kamil Murshid has undertaken the most honorable, valuable, vital and difficult task on the face of this earth.
THE PURPOSE OF VISITING THE MURSHID
The purpose of going to the Murshid is to attain Allah’s pleasure, to escape evil, to seek medication for a sick heart and a true friend for an estranged heart; in brief, it...
This is how Rasulullah (s.a.w) praised the congregations of people who come together and form a circle for the purpose of dhikr:
“If a group sits and remembers Allah, surely the angels surround them, divine mercy spreads over them, saqinah descends upon them, and Allah mentions them in His presence near His angels.”
Allah alone is the Almighty, the Creator, the Sovereign, and the Sustainer of everything in the whole universe. He manages all affairs.
Sufis believe in one, unique, incomparable deity, Who has neither son nor partner, and that none has the right to be worshipped but Him alone. He is the true deity, and every other deity is...
There is nothing so beneficial as undertaking hizmat for the sake of Allah’s pleasure. Our blessed Rasulullah (s.a.w.) praises a person of hizmat as follows:
“On a journey, the most distinguished of a group is the one who serves them. Nobody can surpass a person who leads in terms of service, except for martyrs.”...
The World Religion: Islam
Proceeding straight on from the Red Fort in New Delhi one runs into no less than five religious buildings, belonging to five different religions: a temple devoted to Jainism, a shrine belonging to Sikhs, a Hindu temple, a mosque, and a Baptist church. Who, then, is to question that human beings are...
Hatma is a type of dhikr which is performed in jamaat (congregation), sitting in the shape of circle or ring. Making dhikr in a circle has been recommended and praised in the Qu’ran and Sunnah.
The Holy Qu’ran encourages being in the company of people who perform dua’a, ibadah and dhikr morning and...
Beware of abandoning adab! For this is the place of Allah’s Beloved. This is a place under Allah’s constant nazar; it is the station of Muhammad Mustafa.
Adab Ya Hu
Yūsuf Nābī (rah.), a well-known ārif and poet who lived during the Ottoman period, set out with a group of companions to perform hajj (pilgrimage) in 1678....
Tasawwuf is a system of discipline which teaches ways of finding peace by introducing the heart to Allah and thereby attaining peace..
Dīn is a system of tarbiya that addresses both the inner and the outer states of people, comprising divine adab and laws, whereby a person may attain happiness in both worlds. This tarbiya...
“Ya Rabbi! I regret all my sins. If only I had never committed them. InshaAllah I will never repeat them.” As the words of tawbah are recited, one should repent sincerely for each and every sin one has committed since reaching the age of adolescence, feeling deep regret.
One should believe that sincere repentance is...
Divine religion is the name of “the system of laws imposed by Allah,” and the sole religion in the world today that protects its quality as a “divine religion” is Islam. As Judaism and Christianity were unable to protect their original identities for various reasons, they became “corrupted religions.”