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Sultan Bahoo | The Spiritual Sight of My Beloved Spiritual Guide standard

Allama Iqbal says: کوئی اندازہ کر سکتا  ہے اس کے زورِ بازو کا نگاہِ مردِ مومن سے بدل جاتی ہیں تقدیریں Meaning: No one can estimate the power of a Mumin (true believer). In fact, he can change destinies just by one glance. Efficacy Of Spiritual Sight Surely, spiritual sight can turn a useless stone into valuable metal (touchstone). History of Sufism is full of such events where thieves, robbers and wrongdoers repented from sins and became righteous. Likewise, those who, in ignorance, plundered others became light of beacon for others just because of a single spiritual glance of a spiritual guide. Effects Of Evil Eye Undoubtedly, Allah has put special effect in the sight. Indeed, the effect of an evil eye can harm a person ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Light of Divinity | Sultan ul Ashiqeen | Teachings standard

Allah says in the Quran: قَدۡ جَآءَکُمۡ مِّنَ اللّٰہِ  نُوۡرٌ وَّ کِتٰبٌ مُّبِیۡنٌ ﴿ۙ۱۵﴾ There has indeed come to you a light from Allah (i.e., Muhammad ) and an Enlightening Book (i.e., the Holy Qur’an).(5:15) Eventually, The exegetists have said that here the light means Prophet Mohammad and the enlightening Book means the holy Quran. Allah also says: مَثَلُ نُوۡرِہٖ کَمِشۡکٰوۃٍ فِیۡہَا مِصۡبَاحٌ ؕ اَلۡمِصۡبَاحُ فِیۡ زُجَاجَۃٍ ؕ اَلزُّجَاجَۃُ کَاَنَّہَا کَوۡکَبٌ دُرِّیٌّ یُّوۡقَدُ مِنۡ شَجَرَۃٍ مُّبٰرَکَۃٍ  زَیۡتُوۡنَۃٍ  لَّا شَرۡقِیَّۃٍ  وَّ لَا غَرۡبِیَّۃٍ ۙ یَّکَادُ زَیۡتُہَا یُضِیۡٓءُ وَ لَوۡ لَمۡ تَمۡسَسۡہُ نَارٌ ؕ نُوۡرٌ عَلٰی نُوۡرٍ ؕ یَہۡدِی اللّٰہُ  لِنُوۡرِہٖ مَنۡ یَّشَآءُ ؕ Meaning: The likeness of His Light (which is glowing in the world in the form of Muhammad’s Light ) is as ...

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Sultan Bahoo | The Grandeur of Sultan-ul-Faqr | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Introduction Allah Almighty says in a Qudsi Hadith: “Some of My Saints are under My Cloak, no one knows them except Me.” Hence, there are Saints among us whose grandeur and status is in veil from Allah’s creation. On the other hand there are Saints whose grandeur Allah not only reveals but also keeps on increasing. Until doomsday their status will keep escalating. Among such Saints the highest status is of Sultan-ul-Faqr. They are distinguished among all the Saints and their step is upon the heads of all the Saints of Allah, al-Ghawth and al-Qutb. Their rank is the highest in excellence in Oneness with Allah. Statement of Risala Roohi Sharif Sultan Bahoo first of all disclosed this secret. He expounds in his famous ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Trial – Allah’s blessing on the path of righteousness standard

Writer: Yusuf Akbar Sarwari Qadri, Lahore Allah tests those of His lovers who He admires the most, so they start obeying Him and become more efficient on the path of righteousness. They learn becoming more patient with regards to the trial they go through so as to bless them with blessings and bounties without any judgement. He tests His chosen men so He distinguishes pure from the impure and honest from the dishonest. Allah states in the Holy Quran: أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَن يُتْرَكُوا أَن يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ لَا يُفْتَنُونَ Do people think that they will be released (just) on saying: ‘We have believed,’ and Allah will not try them? (al-‘Ankabut, 29 : 2) وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ And surely, We tried (also) those who ...

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Sultan Bahoo Teachings | Patience | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Patience literally means to restrain, tolerate, persevere and captivate. Importance of Patience The importance of patience can be understood by the fact that Allah Almighty mentions it seventy times in Holy Quran. Allah says: وَ اسۡتَعِیۡنُوۡا بِالصَّبۡرِ وَ الصَّلٰوۃِ ؕ وَ اِنَّہَا لَکَبِیۡرَۃٌ اِلَّا عَلَی الۡخٰشِعِیۡنَ ﴿ۙ۴۵﴾ Meaning: And seek (Allah’s) help through patience and prayer. But this is no doubt hard except for the humble (whose hearts have been softened with the Love of Allah and gripped with His Fear). (2:45) Patience And Salat Are Two Major Weapons Of Every True Believer Patience and salat are two major weapons of every true believer. Salat is a medium of communication between Allah and his slave and a source of Divine help. Likewise, firmness of character and ...

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Sultan Bahoo| Invocation (Dhikr) | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Invocation (Dhikr) Just as our physical body entails nutritive diet to stay healthy, our esoteric self (soul) also needs nourishing to stay in good health. The nourishment to our esoteric self is the invocation (dhikr/ zikr) of Allah. It is the saying of Allah:  اَلَا بِذِکۡرِ اللّٰہِ تَطۡمَئِنُّ الۡقُلُوۡبُ.  الرعد     (28) Meaning: Know that it is the remembrance of Allah alone that brings calm to the inwards.  (Al-Ra’d 28) What is invocation (dhikr)? Sultan Bahoo says about this: Invocation (dhikr) is a Divine light (an-Nur) which grants Divine presence. Invocation is an everlasting ecstasy which grants people of invocation the union with Allah. (Nur-ul-Huda Kalan) Shah Sayyid Mohammad Zauqi says: Remembering Allah with the presence of inward by forgetting everyone hindered in His remembrance ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Virtues of Hajj | Sultan ul Ashiqeen | Tehreek Dawat e Faqr standard

Virtues of Hajj Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam. All religious obligations are important but in the Mohammadan Sharia, Hajj is magnificent and superior. This is because it is the sign of oneness and universality among Muslim umma. Also it is the reason of unity and  equality among them. Salat , recitation of Holy Quran, hunger and thirst like fasting, abstaining from the desires of innerself, sacrifice of money by giving alms, tolerance, patience, forgiveness hence Hajj includes all these worships. Meaning of Hajj: Literal meaning of Hajj is “to visit” or “to intend to do something”. According to sharia, it denotes a particular form of worship which is performed in the holy city of Makkah at the sacred places of ...

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Sultan Bahoo | From Mystic Endeavors to Divine Observations standard

Allah says in Quran: وَالَّذِیْنَ جَاھَدُوْا فِیْنَا لَنَھْدِیَنَّھُمْ سُبُلَنَاج وَاِنَّ اللّٰہَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِیْنَ ( سورۃ العنکبوت ۔ 69) Meaning: And those who strive hard (and struggle against the inciting innerself vehemently) for Our cause, We certainly guide them to Our ways, and verily Allah blesses the men of spiritual excellence with His companionship. (Al-Ankabut 69) Greatest Jihad Aforementioned verse is a proof that one has to struggle for the cause of Allah. Unless one performs endeavours Allah does not show the way towards Himself. Infact, the struggle, war and endeavour with ones innerself (an-nafs) is the greatest jihad. Like the Prophet said: رَجَعْنَا مِنْ الْجِھَادِ الْاَصْغَرِ اِلَی الْجِھَادِ الْاَکْبَرِ Meaning: We are returning from the lower jihad to the greater one. Man is always engrossed in ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Theophany | Sultan ul Ashiqeen Teachings standard

What is theophany? Infact theophany is the manifestation of attributes and Essence of Allah. Moreover, it is manifestation of Divine beauty and majesty. Thence, the whole universe is the manifestation of it as Allah says; اَللّٰہُ  نُوْرُ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالْاَرْضِ( سورۃالنور) Meaning: Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. (24:35) Infact, Prophet Mohammad is the perfect manifestation of Allah as it is a Hadith of the Prophet; I am from the light of Allah and whole creation is from my light. My light is the first manifestation of Allah. After the Prophet Mohammad passed away, Allah has been manifesting Himself in perfect human being. Moreover, Allah will keep manifesting Himself as it is the purpose of this universe. As one is required to ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Search for Allah | Sultan ul Ashiqeen Teachings standard

Allah says in the Quran: وَالَّذِيۡنَ جَاهَدُوۡا فِيۡنَا لَنَهۡدِيَنَّهُمۡ سُبُلَنَا ​​ؕ (العنکبوت ۔69) Meaning: And those who strive hard (and struggle against the innerself self vehemently) for Our cause, We certainly guide them to Our ways. (Al-Ankabut 69) ذَالِکَ فَضْلُ اللّٰہِ یُؤْتِیْہِ مَنْ یَّشَآءُطوَاللّٰہُ ذُوالْفَضْلِ الْعَظِیْم۔ (الحدید۔21) Meaning: This is Allah’s bounty which He gives to whom He wills. And Allah is the Lord of infinite bounty. (Al-Hadid 21) In Faqr, journey towards Reality, Truth or straight path all mean journey towards Allah. The Truth, the Reality is in fact Divine Essence and is the only reality which is eternal. It is Divine Essence which is hidden in all the creation. He is concealed in the veils of innerself. Shah Sayyid Mohammad Zauqi says: The ...

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