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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 […]

  •  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 […]

  •  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 […]

  •  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.

  •  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 […]

  •  In the Company of God
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    In the Company of God

    Rate this post Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Allah has ninety-nine names, one hundred less one; whoever comprehends them all will enter Paradise.” It is the author’s conviction that “comprehending” Allah’s names means far more than simply knowing them or committing them to memory. Their meanings should shape a person’s life and character. […]

  •  Tasawwuf Dalael Us Salook
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    Tasawwuf Dalael Us Salook

    Rate this post This is the English language version of the irradiating and inspiring, Dalael us-Suluk by the late Hadhrat Maulana Allah Yar Khan-RAA, the greatest Sufi Master of the Muslim Ummah. No sooner had this work been published in 1965 than it had its second revised edition through the untiring efforts of Idarah-e Naqshbandiah […]

  •  A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws
    A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws
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    A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws

    A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws 3.14 (62.7%) 37 votes This book is meant to be a ‘journey’—a journey for God, with God, and to God, although He is truly close to us, much closer than we ever think. And if My servants ask you about […]

  •  Manifestation of Allah’s Attraction
    Manifestation of Allah’s Attraction
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    Manifestation of Allah’s Attraction

    Manifestation of Allah’s Attraction 3.14 (62.71%) 59 votes Manifestation of Allah’s Attraction a lecture by Shaikh-ul Arab wa Ajam Arifbillah Hazrat Aqdas Maulana Shah Hakkem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (damat barakkatuhum)

  •  Qalb-e-Saleem, A Sound Heart
    Qalb-e-Saleem, A Sound Heart
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    Qalb-e-Saleem, A Sound Heart

    Qalb-e-Saleem, A Sound Heart 2.59 (51.89%) 37 votes In the Quraan Sharif Allah mentions the Dua of Ibrahim a.s who is Khalilullah (friend of Allah), Do not disgrace me on the day when people will be resurrected. The day when neither wealth nor sons will be of any benefit, Except for him who comes to […]

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