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Sultan Bahoo Teachings | Backbiting | Types | Causes | Cures standard

The term “backbiting” refers to a malicious talk about someone behind their back or finding flaws in their absence. Morally speaking backbiting means talking evil about one’s religious brother in their absence whether it is about their attributes like physical appearance, character, actions, speech or anything related to them for example, their house or their dressing.   Types of Backbiting Direct Backbiting: It is to mention someone hatefully whether through writings, words, or pointing out by gesturing with hands or feet. It also means to despise someone or looking down upon someone because of their physical appearance using indications. Indirect Backbiting: Uttering a false meaning to someone’s statement in their absence is also a form of backbiting and it is called slandering. Talking evil truth is backbiting ...

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Sultan Bahoo Teachings | The Importance of Silence | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Allah says in the Quran:  قَدْ اَفْلَحَ الْمُؤْمِنُوْنَ۔ الَّذِیْنَ ہُمْ فِیْ صَلَاتِھِمْ خَاشِعُوْنَ۔ وَالَّذِیْنَ ہُمْ عَنِ اللَّغْوِمُعْرِضُوْنَ۔ (سورۃ المومنون۔1-3) Meaning: Certainly, the believers have attained success, those who become most humble and submissive in their prayers, and who always keep away from absurd talk. (Al-Mu’minun:1-3)   Importance of silence in hadiths The keen study of Hadiths indicates that Prophet Mohammad sall’Allahu alayhi wa’alihi wasallam has ordered to adopt silence and has also informed about its importance. Following are a few references from the sayings of Prophet Mohammad: Adopting silence is better than sixty years of worship. (Mishkat-4865) Safety is in ten parts, whereas nine of them are connected to silence. اَلسَّکُوْتُ تَاجُ الْمُؤْمِنِیْنَ وَرَضَآ ءِ الرَّبِّ ۔ Meaning: Silence is the crown of the true believers and it ...

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Islamic System of Mutual Consultation and its Significance standard

Definition Sometimes a person comes across such circumstances in life which baffle him. He debates about doing or not doing a certain thing. As he is unsure at that moment and can’t decide what should he do? In such circumstance sharia instructs to get consultation from a wise well-wisher or the one with the expertise or insight about the concerned matter. In short, a person must not just rely on his own intellect or understanding before coming to a conclusion. He must make final decision after mutual contemplation and consultation and have faith in Allah. This process of deliberation and seeking experts advise on a particular matter is called mutual consultation. Importance of Consultation: It is very important to follow the system ...

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Beneficence of Assisting The Mohammadan Religion standard

Glory to the Creator of all realms and creations, blessings upon Prophet Mohammad for whom Allah adorned the cosmos. Salutations upon the Progeny, Wives and Companions of the Prophet who believed in him and obeyed him wholeheartedly. Hence, proved to be his true followers and lovers. They all supported and assisted him in calling masses towards Divine Oneness and the Prophet of Allah.

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The Four Stages in Sufism ( Sharia, Tariqa, Haqiqa, Marifa ) standard

Islam is the way that leads to the Lord, Allah. Like any other way, the soul of Islam, Sufism, requires the seeker of Allah to pass different stages to become One. The very first stage is sharia then the intermediary stages are tariqa, reality (haqiqa) and gnosis (marifa) whereas the last one is Faqr (Oneness). Divine love is the base of all the stages of Sufism The base of all of them is the ardent Divine love (Ishq). Unless one does not feel the love of Allah with all the passion how can he cross all these stages! Crossing all the four stages of Sufism is compulsory Moreover, crossing all the aforementioned stages is mandatory otherwise reaching destination will remain only a dream. The ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Piety and Oneness of Allah (Taqwa o Tawhid) standard

Piety Piety is infact aim of life and provision of the hereafter. Piety is base of perfect faith and heritage of Saints. Piety is Allah’s favour upon umma. Piety is a will of Allah. It is an elevated spiritual station. In fact, believer remains imperfect without piety as it a purification of soul, medium to gain blessings of Divine vision and key to His ultimate closeness and gnosis. Its literal meaning is ‘shield’, thus it saves one from dangers and harms. Whereas in sharia, piety is to avoid oneself from every act and thought which brings torment of Allah. Moreover, piety means to follow that path which blesses one with happiness of Allah. Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman define ‘piety’ in ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Bayat (Oath of Allegiance) | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

Islam is the religion of one’s inner isolation and submitting oneself to Allah, while doing all the physical deeds which turn us towards Allah. Returning to Almighty Allah is the core objective of all exoteric and esoteric deeds and prayers. For the accomplishment of this objective and for the guidance of His mankind, Allah established two sources; The Quran and Sunnah. Who so ever leaves, denies or follows any one of these half way or on his own choice, cannot attain anything from the religion, rather this attitude will entangle him in the unresolved religious and worldly affairs. The sacred self of the Holy Prophet Sall’Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam is the practical explanation of the Quran and the role model ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Where is God ? | Sultan ul Ashiqeen standard

 Where is God? On this earth, from the first day we keen to know that where is God? the answer of this question is replied by famous Sufi Sant of Subcontinent Hazrat Sultan Bahoo in his book "Ain-ul-Faqr " also known as "The soul of Faqr". " Faqeer Bahoo informs the travellers of the mystic way that Allah is neither in the six dimensions nor in the sun, moon or the four basic elements i.e. earth, water, air and fire, neither you can find Allah through intellectual discussions nor through ignorance,neither is He bound by time, space or states nor can be viewed in physical beauty of things. His closeness can neither be gained through lengthy supplications or recital rounds nor through esoteric pious deeds or asceticism, neither ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Ism-e-Mohammad | Sultan ul Arifeen Hazrat Sakhi standard

Mohammad is the Personal Name of the Holy Prophet Sall'Allahu Alayhi Wa'alihi Wasallam, just as اللہ (Allah) is the Personal Name of Allah. Rest of their names are attributive names. The Personal Name محمد (Mohammad) is most related to his holy self and encompasses all his attributes. So, the Tasawur of this name is the most effective medium to get closer to his holy self and be blessed with his marvellous bounties. Tasawur Ism-e-Mohammad has most pleasant and luminous effects on the Batin (inward) of the Invoker and makes his spiritual elevation faster and easier, and he finds presence in the Assembly of Prophet Mohammad Sall'Allahu Alayhi Wa'alihi Wasallam which is the most important inward station before Deedar-e-Elahi. One, who finds presence ...

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Sultan Bahoo | Murshid Kamil Akmal | Sultan ul Arifeen Hazrat Sakhi standard

The Perfect Spiritual Guide (Murshid Kamil Akmal) In the Holy Quran Allah says; يٰۤاَيُّهَا الَّذِيۡنَ اٰمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللّٰهَ وَابۡتَغُوۡۤا اِلَيۡهِ الۡوَسِيۡلَةَ Meaning: O' believers! fear Allah persistently and find medium to get close to Him. (Al-Maida-35) In this verse the word Waseela (medium وسیلہ) refers to a Kamil Murshid. According to dictionary waseela وسیلہ (medium) means such source or means through which one can reach ones destination and it should be so helpful that all the needs of the needy are fulfilled and he is completely satisfied by obtaining all goals of his life. Lissan-ul-Arab (volume II-page 725) defines Waseela as "by means of which closeness to some other thing is achieved". According to Shariat, Waseela (medium) means to find closeness to Allah through a person who is ...

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