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Bai’a Notes

The Oath of Allegiance in the ‘Arusi-Qadiri Way ♦ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يُبَايِعُونَكَ إِنَّمَا يُبَايِعُونَ اللَّهَ يَدُ اللَّهِ فَوْقَ أَيْدِيهِمْ ۚ فَمَن نَّكَثَ فَإِنَّمَا يَنكُثُ عَلَىٰ نَفْسِهِ ۖ وَمَنْ أَوْفَىٰ بِمَا عَاهَدَ عَلَيْهُ اللَّهَ فَسَيُؤْتِيهِ أَجْرًا عَظِيمًا – 48:10 “Verily those who swear allegiance unto you (Muhammad), swear allegiance only unto Allah: the Hand of Allah […]

Ziyarat al-Qubur

The following is the first in a series of 3 articles on the subject of Ziyarat or “Visitation”. The next 2 articles can be accessed from here: Ziyarat al-Qubur – Visiting the Graves Ziyarat al-Salihin – Visiting the Righteous Ziyarat al-Nabi ﷺ – Visiting the Prophet ﷺ And success is from Allah and He is the Guide! Contents Introduction […]

Wedding Greeting & Marriage Intentions

With the year end marriage season upon us once again, here are two documents for (a) those attending Walima functions and (b) all newly weds (and long married couples!): Wedding Greeting A traditional supplication read at weddings in South India, Sri Lanka and the Far East. Includes a listing of the masha’ikh of the Arusi-Qadiri Sufi path: Marriage Intentions […]