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  •  The Broken Wings
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    The Broken Wings

    Rate this post Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer and poet. Even though Gibran was considered a literary and political rebel, his works are still celebrated throughout the world. Gibran’s most famous work is The Prophet. “I was eighteen years of age when love opened my eyes with its magic rays and touched my spirit […]

  •  The Enclosed Garden of Truth
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    The Enclosed Garden of Truth

    Rate this post Sanai’s book The Enclosed Garden of the Truth, a treatise on God and the seekers journey to Him, forms one part of three highly influential early Sufi works. The others being Attar’s Conference of the Birds and Rumi’s Masnavi. Sanai’s work is considered to be the first to use poetry to express […]

  •  Social Relations In Islam
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    Social Relations In Islam

    Rate this post Islam is considered to be “the religion of nature”. One of the features of such religions is that they pay attention to all aspects of human existence. Humans’ social relation is basically among the characteristics that this true natural religion has taken into account. In this book the writer studies the social […]

  •  The Masnavi i Ma’navi
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    The Masnavi i Ma’navi

    Rate this post This is the abridged Whinfield translation of the Masnavi. The Masnavi is an extensive poem by Rumi, the celebrated Persian Sufi saint and poet. It is one of the best known and most influential works of both Sufism and Dari literature. The Masnavi is a series of six books of poetry. It […]

  •  Spirits Rebellious
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    Spirits Rebellious

    Rate this post A clarion call for freedom from one of the twentieth century’s most important philosophers and writers, Kahlil Gibran A book so powerful it was burned in the marketplace of Beirut at the time of its publication, Kahlil Gibran’s ‘Spirits Rebellious’ is a clarion call for freedom in his homeland of Lebanon—for individuals […]

  •  A Sufi Message of Spiritual Liberty
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    A Sufi Message of Spiritual Liberty

    Rate this post Inayat Khan wrote this short book for his friends who wanted an introduction to Sufism. The book includes an autobiography of the author as well as information on the Sufi thought of various things, like, nature, God, the Personal Being, Dual Aspect, worship, truth, and self knowledge. A good primer for those […]

  •  Islamic Manners
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    Islamic Manners

    Rate this post In this booklet, the honourable Shaykh ‘Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah (rahimahullah) has listed a few pertinent but often neglected Islamic manners. The manners of Islam are many and are therefore impossible to be encompassed in a brief booklet as this one. However, if the few that are mentioned in here are implemented, […]

  •  Spiritual Message of Shi’ism
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    Spiritual Message of Shi’ism

    Rate this post The message of Shi’ism to the world can be summarized in one sentence. “To know God”. Or in other words, it is to instruct man to follow the path of Divine realization and the knowledge of God in order to gain felicity and salvation. And this message is contained in the very […]

  •  Sadi’s Scroll of Wisdom
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    Sadi’s Scroll of Wisdom

    Rate this post This short book is part of the Wisdom of the East series. The Persian poet Sadi, best known for his poetic collections the Bustan and Gulistan, also wrote this work, the Pand Namah, or Scroll of Wisdom. This is a small collection of poems on moral themes. “SHAIKH MUSLIH-UD-DIN SADI, the celebrated […]

  •  Spirit of Good Morals
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    Spirit of Good Morals

    Rate this post This book originated in the year 1920 as a one hundred and twenty one verse poem written in the Arabic language, in praise of Allah (God), Glorified is He, and in commemoration of His Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWS), named “Spirit of Good Morals”. It was written by Shaykh of Islam Al-Hajj Ibrahim […]

  •  The Alchemy of Happiness
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    The Alchemy of Happiness

    Rate this post The Kimiya-yi Sa’ādat, or, Alchemy Of Happiness was an attempt to show ways in which the lives of a Sufi could be based on what is demanded by Islamic law. It has four principle parts; religious duties, salvation, human relations aspect of Islam and damnation.Alchemy of Happiness was written towards the end […]

  •  Fundamentals of Islamic Thought: God, Man and the Universe
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    Fundamentals of Islamic Thought: God, Man and the Universe

    Rate this post In this text Ayatullah Mutahhari discusses Islamic thought on topics such as “Man & Faith”, “The Worldview of Tawhid”, “Philosophy” & “Spiritualism” to clarify matters and resolve problems and contradictions as no other system of thought can.

  •  Freedom and Causality in Contemporary Islamic & Western Philosophy
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    Freedom and Causality in Contemporary Islamic & Western Philosophy

    Rate this post This text authored by Mohsen Mohammadi Araghi which addresses the topics of freewill and causality in contemporary Islamic and western philosophy and the theory of moral obligation.This book is one of the many Islamic publications distributed by Ahlulbayt Organization throughout the world in different languages with the aim of conveying the message […]

  •  The Book of Knowledge al-Ghazzali
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    The Book of Knowledge al-Ghazzali

    Rate this post This is the first book of The Imam’s Magnum Opus The Revival of the Religions Sciences (Ihya Ulum al-Din) and directs the reader as to the true purpose of Knowledge. It is perhaps the most important book from the Ihya . The masterpiece of Imam al-Ghazali, unquestionably one of the greatest thinkers […]

  •  The Book of Assistance
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    The Book of Assistance

    Rate this post There are many books in English that present Sufi doctrine, but few that can be used as practical travel guides along the Path. Originally written in classical Arabic, this volume is in widespread use among Sufi teachers in Arabia, Indonesia, and East Africa; its devotions, prayers, and practical ethics are invaluable as […]

  •  Al-Ghazzali on Repentance
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    Al-Ghazzali on Repentance

    Rate this post What is the virtue of repentance and its spiritual reward? Al-Ghazzali discusses the true nature of repentance, how repentance is a religious duty, how God accepts repentance, minor and major sins, how minor sins become major ones, the prerequisites of repentance, eight acts which atone for sins, the treatment for not being […]

  •  The Kashf al-Mahjub
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    The Kashf al-Mahjub

    Rate this post The Kashful Mahjub: Unveiling the Veiled The Earliest Persian Treatise on Sufism Kashful Mahjub, originally in Persian, was written at the request of a student of Sufism at that time. He had asked the shaikh to compile a comprehensive study on tasawwuf (Sufism) as a guide for spiritual aspirants. Although al-Hujweri was a […]

  •  Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance
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    Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance

    Rate this post Guidance (hidayat) at the path to God and piety (taqwa) are emphasized in the Qur’an. Al-Ghazali (d. 1111 A.D.), the greatest Muslim intellectual and sufi of all times, teaches that these two Qur’anic ideals have a beginning and an end, an outward aspect and an inward, and that no one can reach […]

  •  Red Sulphur
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    Red Sulphur

    Rate this post Red Sulphur, by ‘Abd Allah Ibn AbiBakr al-‘Aydarus,is a short treatise on spiritual wayfaring (suluk). It is not an academic work that targets the learned as its audience, nor is it an advanced treatise for the benefit of great saints like its author. It is written for the benefit of those who […]

  •  The World of the Sufi
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    The World of the Sufi

    Rate this post The World of the Sufi is a comprehensive collection of learned essays and papers on the subject of Sufi thought. One of the book’s attractions is the way that it considers central questions and areas of study from different angles. Sufi literature, the use of humour, and Sufi communities in various cultural […]

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