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Hasan ibn Ali | Commander of the Faithfuls | Sultan Bahoo standard

Hasan ibn Ali is the last and the fifth rightly guided caliph of Islam. He was the eldest son of Queen of the Paradise, Fatimah bint Mohammad and door of Faqr, Ali ibn Abi Talib and the grandson of the Holy Prophet sall’Allahu alayhi wa’alihi wasallam. The virtues of Hasan ibn Ali are so many that it is hard to confine them in a description. Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali, whom Prophet Mohammad called the two flowers of his garden, were by no means less than one another in their proximity with the Holy Prophet. The Hadiths of the Holy Prophet express his equal love for them both. He named them both and fed them both his saliva ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Abdul Ghafoor Shah – Love for Murshid and Sufi Poetry standard

BIRTH Sultan Pir Mohammad Abdul Ghafoor Shah was born on Monday, 14th of Dhul al-Hijjah, 1242 AH (July 19th 1827 AD) in evening in Chotti, district Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan. His father, Pir Fazal Shah was the disciple of Hazrat Khawaja Suleman Taunsvi who was a great Saint of the Chishti order and through Divine inspiration told of the birth of Pir Mohammad Abdul Ghafoor Shah and of his highest rank in these words, “Congratulations! Your son would be a perfect Saint.” Seeing the Holy Prophet in dream He was eight when his father died and twenty when his mother passed away. He had completed his religious education by the age of eighteen. As he gained religious knowledge, his soul became more ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s Love and Regard for People of Cloak standard

Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s Love and Regard for People of Cloak Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman is the 31st Shaikh and the perfect spiritual guide of the Sarwari Qadri order. He is spreading Faqr around the globe which is the real heritage of Prophet Mohammad sall’Allahu alayhi wasallam. He has ardent love for Prophet Mohammad and his progeny. Actually, no words are enough to explain his regard, love and devotion for the people of cloak. In fact, he owes the blessings of his life to the spiritual favor of the people of cloak (Ahl al-Bayat). Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s Eternal Love for People of Cloak Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s love for Ahl al-Bayat is eternal. Rather, the signs of his devotion for people of cloak started appearing even before his sacred birth. As ...

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Celebrations of birth anniversary | Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman standard

There is nothing more joyous for the seekers of Allah than to behold the sacred face of their beloved (perfect spiritual guide). Nineteenth of August is a special day when king of ardent lovers, Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman was born. Every year, his disciples organise a grand spiritual gathering for celebrations of this blessed day with zeal and fervour. It is an opportunity for the seekers of Allah to enlighten their inwards with the theophanies manifesting from Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s sacred face. This year, as before, Tehreek Dawat-e-Faqr organised a grand ceremony for celebrations of birth anniversary at the Khanqah Sarwari Qadri in Lahore on the evening of Monday 19th August 2019. The teams from various departments of Tehreek Dawat-e-Faqr (TDF) had ...

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Sultan Bahoo | My Beloved Murshid: The Man of Divine Essence standard

It was the 2001 Hajj period when the prospective pilgrims were busy preparing for their journey. The pilgrims from around the world were eagerly waiting to perform Hajj. There was one particular group of pilgrims whose leader was impatient to go to Medina. It was a strange kind of eagerness of their leader that no one knew about nor would he tell anyone about it. This honourable leader only had Medina in his thoughts. Maybe he wanted to present some special gift in the blessed court of the Holy Prophet. Perhaps, he wanted to hear about the success of his mission from the blessed court of the Holy Prophet and retire from his responsibility. Transfer of the Trust of Faqr Finally, the ...

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Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen – The Manifestation of Divine Essence standard

Hadiths of the Holy Prophet sall’ Allahu alayhi wa’alihi wasallam state that اَلۡمُوۡمِنُ  مِرۡآۃُ الرَّحۡمٰن Meaning:  The true believer (Mumin) is the mirror of the most Compassionate (Rehman). اَلۡمُوۡمِنُ  مِرۡآۃُ الۡمُوۡمِنۡ Meaning: The true believer is the mirror of the true believer. In the explanation of this Hadith, Sufis say that the true believer mentioned first in the Hadith denotes Allah because Mumin is one of the attributive names of Allah while the one mentioned second represents the sacred self of the Universal Divine Man, the Holy Prophet. In pre-existence when Mohammadan light (Nur-e-Mohammad) was separated from the Divine light, Allah beheld His Own reflection in it due to its absolute subtlety and pellucidity. Similarly Divine light also became a mirror of the Mohammadan ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Evolution of Faqr (Sufism) | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Faqr (Sufism) is a broad term. As it is the journey which starts from the ‘Alif’ (الف) of Ism-e-Allah Zaat to the ‘hay’(ہ). Rather, the journey begins from ‘hay’ and continues to infinity. Faqr is an exalted stage of inward which is incomparable to any other stage or rank. Since Faqr is unlimited therefore understanding its origin is also beyond the scope of the limited intellect of human being. It existed way before intellect and it will continue to exist even after the culmination of the Universe. This is because Faqr is in fact Allah Himself. All the perfect Fakirs have explained this reality in their teachings from times to time. As Sultan Bahoo says: “Faqr is exactly the Divine ...

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Titles of Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman standard

Allah’s way with His beloveds since ever is that He gives them special titles according to their distinguishing attributes. Just so the world gets to know their grandeur and the level of belovedness. As in the Holy Quran, Allah addresses His beloved Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) with beautiful titles. Such as Yaseen and Taha and only Allah and His Prophet know their meaning. Allah has also given Prophet the title of Al-Muzzammil (Thou enwrapped) and Al-Muddathir (thou who art covered).  Titles of Sarwari Qadri Saints In the Sarwari Qadri order, the Mohammadan Assembly grants title to every Sarwari Qadri spiritual guide. The basis of title is any of his special attributes which distinguishes him from others. Precisely, this attribute dominates whole of his life which means he spends his life under that attribute. Following are the ...

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Sultan Bahoo | History of Sarwari Qadri Order | Silsila | Chain standard

Allah Almighty created this Universe and especially human beings for His recognition. This journey of recognition started at the realm of Divine Unity from the Nur of Mohammad. Eventually this journey reached its completion in the man in the form of Divine Nur. However, the Universal Divine Man (al-insan al-kamil) took this journey to its ultimate level. As Divine Nur descended in him in its pure and ultimate form. According to Qudsi Hadith, Allah created man from His Nur. Then He took promise from all the souls in the Alam e LaHoot, “Am I not your Lord?” All the souls recognized Him and replied, “Indeed, You are our Lord.” In this phase of recognition all the souls were free ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Ramadan is to Achieve Piety | Ramazan standard

Fasting (Sawm) is a third fundamental principle of Islam. It became obligatory during the second year of migration (hijra) on the 10th of Shaban. The term Ramadan comes from the Arabic word ramd which means ‘to burn’. The dictionary meaning of ramd is siyam which means ‘to stop’ or ‘to relinquish’. In sharia it means to abstain from the desires of inciting innerself to Allah’s consent and pleasure. In this sacred month the reward of every righteous deed surge to seventy times. Setting an Intention (Niyyah) Setting an intention is the initiative of every act. Like other worships setting an intention before observing fast is a condition. A Hadith of the Holy Prophet Sall’ Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam states that actions ...

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