First Volume, 72nd Letter

Attaining high religious grades requires [having the îmân taught by the scholars and then obeying the Sharî’at and then] a strong affectional attachment to the the scholars of Ahl as-sunna. A true devotee, owing to his affection towards the Murshid, receives the fayz coming from the Murshid’s bâtin [heart]. Gradually, he becomes like the Murshid.…

First Volume, 80th Letter

May Allâhu ta’âlâ bless thee with attaining thine wishes! Or, rather, may He rescue thee from thine wishes and make thee conformable with His Irâda-i-ilâhiyya (Divine Will)! The rank of ’abdiyyat (being a born slave) is adamiyyat (nonexistence). There is no existence in ’abdiyyat. Nonetheless for will. Will originates from existence, from self. Existence as…

First Volume, 50th Letter

Ma’ârif-i-ilâhî, i.e. knowing Allâhu ta’âlâ and His Attributes, is more valuable than performing wonders and discovering mysteries. Difference between ma’rifats and wonders is similar to the difference between the Creator and the creature. Authentic ma’rifats signify perfection of îmân and contribute to its perfection. Man’s perfection has by no means any dependency on wonders. Only,…

First Volume, 49th Letter

May Haqq subhânahu wa ta’âlâ bless thee with the bliss of attaining all your religious and worldly wishes! The only effective hygienic treatment against the harms of the world’s transitory flavours and blessings is to use them in a manner and amount prescribed by the Sharî’at; i.e. to obey the commandments of Allâhu ta’âlâ. These…

First Volume, 21st Letter

May Allâhu ta’âlâ bless thee with attaining thine wishes! Or, rather, may He rescue thee from thine wishes and make thee conformable with His Irâda-i-ilâhiyya (Divine Will)! The rank of ’abdiyyat (being a born slave) is adamiyyat (nonexistence). There is no existence in ’abdiyyat. Nonetheless for will. Will originates from existence, from self. Existence as…

226th Letter

This letter, written to Hadrat Naqîb Shaikh Ferîd, preaches, gives advice, and recommends following the scholars of Ahl as-sunnat: May Allâhu ta’âlâ protect you against anything that would be incommensurate with your personality. May He accept this prayer of mine for the sake of your honourable forefather ‘alaihi wa ’alâ âlihis-salawâtu wa-t-taslîmât’! The sixtieth âyat…

3st Volume, 124th Letter

This letter, written to Molla Murâd-i-Keshmî, explains the greatness of the As-hâb-i-kirâm and the fact that they love done another: Allâhu ta’âlâ declares at the end of Fat-h sûra, “Muhammad ‘alaihis-salâm’ is the Prophet whom Allâhu ta’âlâ has sent to mankind. Those who are in his company are very harsh towards disbelievers and extremely compassionate…