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Asma Ghawth Al-Samadani

From amongst the effluences of Lordly Grace that illuminate the Qadiri path is this litany of appellations  and honorifics extolling the rank and virtues of Sayyidina-sh Shaikh Muhyi-d Din ‘Abdu-l Qadir al-Jilani (may Allah sanctify his secret). Each of these is a petal that makes up the sweet scented rose named, ‘Abdul Qadir al-Jilani (may […]

Qasidah Al-Shathiyyah

“The Theophany Ode” [qasidatu-sh shathiyyah] is another poem in the tradition of al-khamriyyah attributed to Sayyidna-sh Shaikh ‘Abdul Qadir al-Jilani, may Allah be well pleased with him. It is the penultimate ode in the revered liturgical work of the ‘Arusi-Qadiri way, Ratib Jalaliyyah. In Sufi terminology, shath (شطح), pl. shatahât (شطحات), refers to divinely inspired ecstatic […]

Days of Allah – Rabi’ Al-Akhir

Day Name Resting Abode 1 ‘Urs Imam Abu Bakr Ahmad Al-Bayhaqi Bio | Wiki Khurasan 2 ‘Urs Abu-l Abbas Ahmad b. Mustafa al-‘Alawi His Legacy | Wiki Mostaganem DZ ” ‘Urs Syed Qudratullah Shah Qadiri urf Kangal Shah Vali Bio | FaceBook Kurnool, AP, IN 3 ‘Urs Ummu-l Mu’minin Umm Salama Hind Bio Madinatu-l Munawwarah ” ‘Urs Baba Shah […]

Hizb Al-Ghawth Al-A’zam

“Litany of the Supreme Succour” [hizbu-l ghawthu-l a’zam] is one of the brief and frequently recited litanies of Sayyidina-sh Shaikh ‘Abdul Qadir al-Jilani (may Allah be well pleased with him). It is highly valued in the ‘Arusi-Qadiri path. Shaikhuna Dr. Thaika Shu’aib (may Allah protect him) never fails to include this sublime hizb in the closing supplication [du’â‘u-l ikhtitâm] of all […]

The Counsel

Our venerable guide and revered master, Tājuddīn Abu Bakr ‘Abdu-r Razzaq al-Baghdādī (may Allah sanctify his innermost being), asked his esteemed and noble father for advice. The Lordly Cardinal Pole [al-Qutb al-Rabbāni] and the Greatest Helper [al-Ghawth al-A’zam] Muhyiddīn ‘Abdu-l Qādir al-Jīlanī (may Allah sanctify his innermost being) responded: O my son, may Allah (Eminent is […]