Letters of Shaykh al-‘Arabi al-Darqawi. Translated by Titus Burckhardt. A selection from the Rasa’il al-darqawiyya, an important document among the Sufi . THE first edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam, published in , while admitting the importance of the Darqāwī order (see Derkāwā) in Morocco and Algeria. Mawlay al-‘Arabi ad-Darqawi.. letters from the Shaykh to the Fuqara on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I advise all of you, elite and common.

Author: Kidal Nikojin
Country: Mauritius
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 14 May 2013
Pages: 379
PDF File Size: 7.52 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.20 Mb
ISBN: 445-2-81486-381-5
Downloads: 1694
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akilar

They are well-known and places to visit and honour for both the common and the elite. Our Prophet, peace be upon him, should be mentioned there and in every noble place. Whoever is truly the slave of Allah is not the slave of his passion. Peace 28 Faqir, safety lies in fleeing from all people except those whose state is uplifting and whose words direct a person to Allah because people are ignorant of the Sunna of their Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, and ignorant of their ignorance.

It was clear to me when I interpreted it, that the king I saw was Allah, the Mighty, the Majestic, and that the jewels were the jewels of knowledge. Whoever wants to find should be content with loss. We told him, “If you wish to kill the one who oppresses you, then kill your self. Were it not for them, no-one would be able to reach Him, as to know a man of God is far more difficult than to know God himself.

He, may Allah be pleased with him, opened a way for me among the people and brought me near him so that I could kiss his hand and knee. If only we could kill it, we would kill all the oppressors with that single blow. The same thing that had happened with his brother took place. If you delay, it comes 28 again like a sparrow.

Letters of Shaykh al-‘Arabi al-Darqawi | The Matheson Trust

He grew up with its people in self-restraint, protection, modesty and manliness. He annihilates the cosmos until not a trace of it remains, and the cosmos annihilates him until not a trace of him remains except for a slight odour which lasts a very short time. He is the gnostic. Their witnessing is not restricted to themselves and phenomenal beings. This is not the case with someone who does not pass his hands through the water and darwawi not move.


This is the one to whom the meanings of the Essence lettere his Lord come until they annihilate him in the Essence and annihilate him to the illusion of the existence of anything other-than-it. He did not turn back from it and he died while he was in its thrall. Allah produced many sharifs from him — awliya’, ‘ulama’, amirs, and heroes who resembled the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them. I say these words to you only because I have seen the gifts of those who smite their egos and bring life to their hearts.

Murid’s Log: The Letters of Moulay al-‘Arabi al-Darqawi

The method is to picture the five letters of the name when reciting it. If it had not been that iman was firm in his heart, we would have judged him to be a kafir.

Then I prayed the Subh prayer and set out for his zawiyya. I used to visit him two or three, or more times every year.

The invocation of the Supreme Name is referred to in these letters many times and this work contains passages drqawi great importance for the Darqawi fuqara’, for here their Imam refers to both the technique and his own personal enlightenment though its use. This is great heedlessness and a blameworthy state.

Letters On The Spiritual Path

Had they understood, they would have said, “The business lethers the heart is incredible. Listen to some of what its master has of good, excellence, the secret and baraka! They contain the commands and words of the Shari’a, the sunnas and actions of the tariqa, and the secrets and states of the reality. He particularly gave them to me rather than the group of students. He was like that with the prayer on the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, “la ilaha darqawrecitation of Qur’an, and other good actions because he, may Allah be pleased with him, believed in being diligent in action with presence of the heart, completely leaving what did not concern him and 22 guarding the obligatory prayers and the Sunna.

You are in lettrrs a state that even your candlestick distracts you. The Path is brought near by this, and realisation is obtained through it.

When someone is sent to lead it, that is by permission from Allah and His Messenger, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, and the shaykhs, may Allah be pleased with them. We are From him — you coming before, and I coming after. He does not travel.


Surat al-Jumu ‘a 62 was on one of them. He is not veiled from the reality by the Shari’ah of Muhammad nor from the Shari’ah of Muhammad by the reality.

You are only responsible for yourselves. It would weep for us and we would soothe it as we weep for it and it does not soothe us. Listen to what happened to our master at the beginning of his affair, may Allah be pleased with him. Leyters brought me darqqwi and a great deal of awe. We are content with less than that, but only the ignorant person is content with anything less than arrival.

May Allah bless our Lord and Master Muhammad and his family. My body was covered in many sores when the thought of evil 13 came to my heart. Then he would take by Allah as he had left for Allah. He, in turn, writes that he found this method in the Shadhili texts passed on to him by his own Masters.

We stress to anyone who has come back from a state of heedlessness to a state of remembrance that he must attach his heart to seeing the essence of his Lord at all times in order that it grant him its meanings. Whoever has himma which has risen above phenomenal beings reaches the Maker of being.

If you come to your own assistance in your affair and take charge of it, Allah — glory be to Him! Letrers a month had passed, a statement came to me: Abandon the company of people. He died at an advanced age, about 80 years, at his zawiyya in the night, after having lived “a very pleasant life in an elevated Garden where no prattle is ever heard.

Leave your self, and do not be enticed by it — not for the sake of this world nor for the sake of the Next World. Another time he hit me with his right hand on my left shoulder and told me, ‘May Allah give you strength!