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Sultan ul Far | The Blessing of Faqr By Prophet Mohammad | Sultan Bahoo

The Blessing of Faqr By Prophet Mohammad Allah and His Beloved Allah initiated the system of sending Prophets for the guidance of humanity. He blessed each Prophet with a special attribute from His own attributes. However, before sending His beloved Mohammad to this realm, Allah blessed him

Faqr – Essence of Islam | Sultan Bahoo Books and Teachings

Faqr Essence of Islam لفظ اسلام سے اگر  یورپ کو کد ہے تو خیر دوسرا نام اسی دین کا ہے فقرِ غیور Meaning: It does not matter if Europe resents the word ‘Islam’. Indeed another name for the same religion is ‘Faqr’, the most honoured. Allama Iqbal

Hasan ibn Ali | Commander of the Faithfuls | Sultan Bahoo | Sultan ul Faqr

Hasan ibn Ali Commander of the Faithfuls 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

Sultan Bahoo | Separation and Isolation The two basic spiritual stages

Separation and Isolation The two basic spiritual stages It is common observation that medical, psychology, business, law, engineering or any other field has its own special terminology.  They are very different from regular conversation but the experts of any specific field are fully aware of its terminology.

Sultan Bahoo | The Reality of Death | Teachings | Sultan ul Faqr

The Reality of Death Death is the chief and undeniable reality of life. Ultimately every soul is destined to die. Allah Almighty revealed every aspect of the Universe on man. However, he is yet to find out the reality of life and demise. Now the question arises

Sultan Bahoo | Alif Allah | Teachings | Sultan ul Faqr | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Alif Allah Introduction Alif is first Arabic letter. However, in mysticism it means Allah and if we dive into the depths of Sufism then it is important to mention here that Alif is often used by Sultan Bahoo to mean Ism-e-Allah Zaat (Alif / Alif Allah) and

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

Abdul Ghafoor Shah Love for Murshid and Sufi Poetry 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

Sultan Bahoo | Abbas ibn Ali – Role Model for Seekers of Allah

Abbas ibn Ali Role Model for Seekers of Allah Abbas ibn Ali is famous by the title of ‘Abbas Alamdar’. Alamdar means standard of an army. Abbas is the ‘standard bearer’ of the army of Husayn ibn Ali, his brother and his Imam. Fatimah bint Huzam After

Sultan Bahoo | The Courage and Bravery of Zaynab bint Ali | Zainab

The Courage and Bravery of Zaynab bint Ali Zaynab bint Ali razi Allah anha was born in Madina in the 5th year of Hijrah on 5th Jumada al-awwal. She was the daughter of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatimah bint Mohammad and the maternal granddaughter of the

Sultan Bahoo | Martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali – The Great Sacrifice

Martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali The Great Sacrifice A poet says: پھر آج عشق کے لیے جاں فدا کرے کوئی وفا بھی جھوم اٹھے یوں وفا کرے کوئی Meaning: (I wish) there should be someone who would sacrifice his life in passionate love of Allah in

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

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

Sultan Bahoo | Perseverance of Husayn ibn Ali on the path of Truth

Perseverance of Husayn ibn Ali on the path of Truth Introduction Whenever saga of perseverance is written in the world then only the account of incident of Karbala stood the test of time because of exemplary patience, valour, perseverance and love for Allah. The precedent it set

Celebrations of Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen’s Birthday Ceremony | Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman

Celebrations of birth anniversary Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman 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's birthday.

Sultan Bahoo | The Spiritual Sight of My Beloved Spiritual Guide

The Spiritual Sight of My Beloved Spiritual Guide 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

My Beloved Murshid: The Man of Divine Essence

My Beloved Murshid: The Man of Divine Essence 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

Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen – The Manifestation of Divine Essence

Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen The Manifestation of Divine Essence 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

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

Evolution of Faqr (Sufism) 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

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

Light of Divinity 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 [blessings and peace be upon him]) and an Enlightening Book (i.e., the Holy Qur’an).(5:15) Eventually, The exegetists have

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

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

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

The Grandeur of Sultan-ul-Faqr 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

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

Trial Allah’s blessing on the path of righteousness 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

Sultan Bahoo Teachings | Patience | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Patience 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

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

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

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

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

Sultan Bahoo | From Mystic Endeavors to Divine Observations

From Mystic Endeavors to Divine Observations 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

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

History of Sarwari Qadri Order 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

Sultan Bahoo | Theophany | Sultan ul Ashiqeen Teachings

Theophany 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

Sultan Bahoo | Search for Allah | Sultan ul Ashiqeen Teachings

Search for Allah 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

Sultan Bahoo | Idols of Inward | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Idols of Inward جو میں سر بسجدہ ہوا کبھی تو زمیں سے آنے لگی صدا تیرا دل تو ہے صنم آشنا‘ تجھے کیا ملے گا نماز میں Explanation: When I bowed myself for prostration, I heard a voice coming from the ground. It is questioning my apparent

Sultan Bahoo | Faqr and Stages of Certainty | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Faqr and Stages of Certainty Certainty in Quran Allah Almighty says in Quran: وَ اعۡبُدۡ رَبَّکَ حَتّٰی یَاۡتِیَکَ الۡیَقِیۡنُ ﴿٪۹۹﴾ Meaning: And worship your Lord till you attain to the station of certainty of faith. (Al-Hijr 99) What is Certainty? Firstly, dictionary defines it as confidence, assurance,

Sultan Bahoo | Submission to the Divine Will | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Submission to the Divine Will کھیتیاں سرسبز   ہیں   تیری   غذا  کے   واسطے چاند, سورج اور ستارے ہیں تیری  ضیا  کے  واسطے جانور    پیدا    کیے   تیری     وفا       کے     واسطے سب  جہاں تیرے لیے   تو  خدا  کے   واسطے Explanation: The fields are flourished for your The sun, the moon

Sultan Bahoo | Spending in The Way of Allah | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Infaq fi sabilillah is spending in the way of Allah for achieving His good will and consent. it is of two types: infaq-e-wajiba & infaq-e-nafila.

Grandeur of Fatimah bint Mohammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib

Grandeur of Fatimah bint Mohammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib Grandeur of Fatimah bint Mohammad Prophet Mohammad and Fatimah Miswar bin Makhramah relates a tradition that the Holy Prophet said, “Fatimah is part of my body. Whoever makes her angry, in fact makes me angry.” (Bukhari) Miswar

Sultan Bahoo | What is True Repentance? | Blog Post

Allah says in holy Quran that He has opened the door to turn towards Him through true repentance.

Sultan Bahoo | Ramadan is to Achieve Piety | Ramazan

Ramadan is to Achieve Piety 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

Sultan Bahoo | Faqr (Sufism) and Everyday Life | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Faqr (Sufism) and Everyday Life What is Faqr? My spiritual guide Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman says: The literal meaning of Faqr is indigence and poverty. However, according to the Mystics it is the destination of life about which Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) said the following; اَلۡفَقۡرُ فَخۡرِیۡ وَالۡفَقۡرُ مِنِّی Faqr is

Sultan Bahoo | Miraj | Ascent of Prophet Mohammad

Miraj اے ختمِ رُسل، مکی مدنی، کونین میں تم سا کوئی نہیں ذیشان نبی ہیں سب لیکن، معراج کا دولہا کوئی نہیں Explanation: O seal of the Prophets! O master of both Makkah and Madina! There is no one in the entire cosmos and heavens as you.

Mawlid Regarding Transference of Divine Trust | Faqr | 21st March 2019

Mawlid Regarding Transference of Divine Trust ( Faqr ) 21st March 2019 Report: Waqar Ahmad Sarwari Qadri, Senior Editor Mahnama Sultan-ul-Faqr Lahore. Every year, Tehreek Dawat-e-Faqr enthusiastically celebrates a grand Mawlid on 21st March as the day of transference of Divine Trust. To make the readers understand

Company of Spiritual Guide- A requisite of Faqr (Sufism)

Company of Spiritual Guide- A requisite of Faqr (Sufism) It is a fact that whenever a person gets sick, he seeks cure from a doctor and follows his instructions to feel better. When he desires to gain education, he benefits from a teacher and when he needs

Sultan Bahoo | Marvels of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)

Marvels of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) Definition Marvels means unique attributes and qualities or those matters and actions which are unique to an entity. In other words, one cannot find these distinct characteristics in any other individual. The Creator of the universe sent His messengers and spiritually elevated

Sultan Bahoo | The Holy Quran – A Source of Divine Guidance

The Holy Quran – A Source of Divine Guidance Allah Almighty Has Promised to Safeguard the Holy Quran Allah says in Quran: وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ مَا هُوَ شِفَاءٌ وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۙ وَلَا يَزِيدُ الظَّالِمِينَ إِلَّا خَسَارًا Meaning: And We are sending down in the Quran what is

Sultan Bahoo | Marvels of Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen | Imam e Mobeen

Marvels of Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen Sultan-ul-Arifeen Sultan Bahoo expresses in his book Risala Roohi Sharif: ’’ ہفت ارواح فقرا باصفا فنافی اللہ بقاباللہ محوِ خیال ذات ہمہ مغزبے پوست پیش از آفرینش آدم علیہ السلام ہفتاد ہزار سال غرق بحرِ جمال بر شجرمرآۃالیقین پیدا شدند‘‘ Meaning: Seven purified souls

Difference Between Khanqah of Fakir and Khanqah of Sajjada Nashin

Difference Between Khanqah of Fakir and Khanqah of Sajjada Nashin CONCEPT OF PERFECT FAKIR Before the demise of a Perfect Fakir, he grants succession to his appointed disciples. Among them, only one is the superior spiritual successor (khalifa-e-akbar) whereas the rest are junior spiritual successors (khalifa-e-asghar). The

Sultan Bahoo | Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen – The Center of Faqr

Sultan-ul-Ashiqeen- The Center of Faqr قوموں کے لیے موت ہے مرکز سے جدائی ہو صاحبِ مرکز تو خودی کیا ہے، خدائی Explanation: Any nation who cuts cords from its center or origin ultimately ends in devastation.  However, if a nation is fortunate enough to have center of

Sultan ul Ashiqeen is The Perfect Reflection of Sultan Bahoo

Sultan ul Ashiqeen is The Perfect Reflection of Sultan Bahoo Introduction To write about the personality of Sultan Bahoo in a short article, furthermore to relate him with the present leader (imam) of his spiritual chain is a very tough undertaking. Yet the pen dared. Certainly, Sultan

Sultan Bahoo Teachings | Divine Love | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Divine Love All praises are for Allah alone who is the Lord of all realms, the Creator of all creations and the Sustainer. He is eternal and immortal. There is nothing in both the worlds except the Divine Essence nor is there anyone else worthy of worship.

Sultan Bahoo Teachings | Backbiting (Types, Causes and Cures)

Backbiting (Types, Causes and Cures) 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,

Innerself (Nafs) and Its Cure According to Teachings of Sultan Bahoo

Innerself (Nafs) and Its Cure According to Teachings of Sultan Bahoo It is a Qudsi Hadith: کُنْتُ کَنْزًا مَخْفِیًا فَاَحْبَبْتُ اَنْ اُعْرَفَ فَخَلَقْتُ الْخَلْق Meaning: I was a hidden treasure, I intended to be recognized and hence, I created the creation. Almighty Allah created humans for His

Sultan Bahoo | Company of Fakir leads to Perfection of Faith

Company of a Fakir Leads to Perfection of Faith Every company bears effects on the personality of a person. It is the very nature of human being that he adopts the culture, traditions, behaviours, attitude, thoughts etc. of the society where he lives. Even, his ascent becomes

Sultan Bahoo Teachings | The Importance of Silence | Faqr

The Importance of Silence 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.

Islamic System of Mutual Consultation and its Significance

Islamic System of Mutual Consultation and its Significance 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

Beneficence of Assisting The Mohammadan Religion

Beneficence of Assisting The Mohammadan Religion 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

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

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

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

Piety and Oneness of Allah ( Taqwa o Tawhid ) 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

Sarwari Qadri Order | Sultan Bahoo | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

Sarwari Qadri Order Sarwari Qadri order reaches from the Holy Prophet Mohammad Sall’Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam to the muslim nation (ummah) through Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Razi Allahu Ta ala Anhu. “Sarwari”, meaning leader, associates to the Holy Prophet Mohammad Sall’Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam and “Qadri” to Sheikh Abdul

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

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

Sultan Bahoo | Join Tehreek Dawat e Faqr | Sultan ul Ashiqeen

To spread the teachings of Faqr (Alfaqr) and invite Muslims towards purity of soul, in order to strengthen their relation with Allah so as to improve their lives in both the worlds, Sultan ul Ashiqeen Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman has founded Tehreek Dawat-e-Faqr. This Tehreek is propagating the message of Faqr

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