Reality of Bay’ah in Sufism

Shaykh-ul-Islam said that it is wrong to consider the concept of holding of hands necessary at the time of taking allegiance is as per the teachings of spiritualism. Everything and every step in spiritualism is meant for Allah Almighty. Allegiance, he added, is a covenant between Allah and His subject. It is not mandatory to hold hands to mark allegiance. It is one of the customs, which has been followed but there is no definitive way of doings prescribed in the Islamic legal system. Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri said that thereRead More

Reality Of Mysticism & Ways Of Gnosis

Episode 1 peaking on the subject of “Reality of Mysticism and Ways of Gnosis”, he said that mysticism and spiritual excellence is not about performance of rituals, nor is it confined to any particular methodology. Real mysticism, he said, creates such a real change in human beings, that may transform his manner of thinking, morals and man ends up becoming embodiment of excellence of morality and spiritual values. He further said that these manners and values are breeding ground for the growth of spiritualism and mysticism. Episode 2 On AugustRead More