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Journey to God by Hafiz Abdul Karim
Journey to God by Hafiz Abdul Karim
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Details:  Journey to God by Hafiz Abdul Karim,
*[A5] Paperback - 155 pages,
by Shaykh Hafiz Abd 'al-Karim al-Naqshbandi,
English translation by: Dr Musharaf Hussain al-Azhari,
by The Invitation Publishing Co.

Description :

A guide to self-purification and spiritual development.

When there are useless debates on religion and the existence of the Creator, the heart is often drowned in the love of the world and completely unaware of the Hereafter. Sadly these people are unconcerned with prayer, fasting, alms giving or pilgrimage. In such a worldly environment it is imperative for self-improvement, to read the works of men of God. The writings of such men are a source of inspiration as well as cures for the inner and the outward sickness.

This work is a more than useful resource for all sufi aspirants in particular for those following the Naqshbandi and shadhili tariqa (sufi orders).

Table of Contents :

---O Opener!

Chapter [1]. Discovering the Deceptions of the Self,
---A Dialogue with the Self,

Chapter [2]. Allah is to be loved more than Anything else,

Chapter [3]. The State of Remembrance and Its Excellence,

Chapter [4]. The Excellence of Remembrance and the People of Remembrance,

Chapter [5]. The Excellence of the Gatherings of Zikr (dhikr),

Chapter [6]. The Excellence of Bay'at (spiritual allegiance) and it's Recommendation,

Chapter [7]. Special Terms used by the Naqshbandi Order,
---Paying Attention,
---Lowering the Gaze,
---Travelling in the Homeland,
---Seclusion in a Gathering,
---Remembering Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala,
---Returning (Repeating),
---Guarding Oneself,
---Being Conscious,
---Counting (conscious during dhikr),
---Living in the Divine Presence,

Chapter [8]. The Path Leading to Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala,
---1. Attachment,
---2. Zikr (Remembrance),
---The Way to perform the Zikr of the Kalimah,
------The Silent Zikr,

Chapter [9]. A Brief Description of Shaykh Ahmad's Devotions,
---Vision of Graves,
---Journey of a Prophetic Nature,

Chapter [10]. The Thoughts of the Shaykh,
---Doctrinal Points with references,

Chapter [11]. Shaykh Ahmad's method of Wudu and for reading du'a (supplication),
---Arabic with English translation,

Chapter [12]. Shaykh Ahmad's Daily Devotions,
---Arabic with English translation and annotation,

Chapter [13]. Introduction to Hizb al-Bahr,
---With a biography of Shaykh Abul Hasan al-Shadhili,
---Certification to recite Hizb al-Bahar,
---How to read Hizb al-Bahr,
---Symbolic gestures whilst reading Hizb al-Bahr,
---The specific benefits of the phrases of Hizb al-Bahr,
---Reciting Hizb al-Bahr for specific purposes,
------Du'a e Hizb al-Bahr (Arabic text),
------Du'a e I'tisam (Arabic text),
------Du'a Ikhtitam (The Closing Prayer),

Chapter [14].
---English translation of Hizb al-Bahr,
---English translation of Du'a I'tisam,
---Translation of Du'a an-Nasiri,
---Translation of Du'a Ikhtitam (The Closing Prayer),

Appendix One :
---The Life & Works of Hafiz Abd al-Karim [d.1936C.E),
------The Beauty of his Character,
------Brief Discourses,
------The Miracles and the Illumination of the Saints,
---------Some Illuminations of Hafiz Ji,
---Khatam e Khawajagan - The Daily Litany,
---Spiritual Geneology of Hafiz Abd al-Karim,

Appendix Two :
---Shaykh Ahmad Farooqi of Sirhind, may Allah be pleased with him,

Appendix Three :
---Shaykh Abul Hasan al-Shadhili, may Allah be pleased with him.

More Naqshbandiyya Books,
More Shadhiliyya Books,
More books on Tasawwuf (Sufism).

*Sub-continent print quality/condition.

*Dimensions : 21 x 15cm.

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 22 November, 2013.