Classical Islam and the Naqshbandi Sufi Tradition

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ISCA, 2003 - Religion - 723 pages
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The life stories of this renowned Sufi order's Golden Chain of forty saints, connected through a distinguished spiritual lineage to Prophet Muhammad, are narrated here in rare accounts of their miracles and training, giving fresh inspiration and guidance for today's turbulent world.
 

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Contents

Exordium
i
Foreword ni Preface vu Introduction
xv
About the Author
xvii
Acknowledgement
xix
Publishers Notes
23
INTRODUCTION TO THE SPIRITUAL PATH
25
The Naqshbandi Sufi Way
27
Searching for the True Inheritor of the Secret of the Prophet
33
Muhammad Masum ii
297
Muhammad Sayfuddin J
303
Nur Mill iammad alBadawani J
307
ShamsuddinHabibAli au ij
311
Abd Allah adDahlawi Shah GhulamAlii3
321
Khalid alBaghdadi ii
333
Ismail ashShirwani 3
347
Khas Muhammad ashShirwani J
359

The Principles and Transmission of the Naqshbandi Order
63
HISTORY OF THE SAINTS OF THE GOLDEN CHAIN
69
The Messenger of God Prophet Muhammad Ibn Abd Allah as
75
Abu Bakr asSiddiq 4
99
Salman alFarsi
109
Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr
117
Jafar asSadiq
123
Tayfur Abu Yazid ai Bistami i
129
Abul Hasan alKharqani j
139
Abu Ali alFarmadi 3
143
Abu Yaqub Yusuf alHamadani ii
147
Abul Abbas alKhidr a
153
Abd alKhaliq alGhujdawani J
159
Arif arRiwakri i
175
Khwaja Mahmud alInjir alFaghnawi i3
179
Ali arRamitani i
183
Muhammad Baba asSamasi j
189
Sayyid Amir Kulal l3
195
Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshbandj
199
Alauddin alAttar cj
237
Yaqub alCharkhi 6
245
Ubayd Allah alAiirarj
251
Muhammad azZahid i
267
Darwish Muhammad 3
273
Muhammad Khwaja alAmkanaki j
277
Muhammad alBaqi Billah l3
281
Ahmad ai Faruqi asSirhindi J
285
MUlIAMMAD ElFENDI ALYARAGHI J
365
JAMALUDDIN AlGHUMUQI ALHUSAYNI J
375
Abu Ahmad asSughuri ii
387
Abu Muhammad alMadani j
393
Sharafuddin adDaghfstani J
403
Abd Allah alFaiz adDaghestani ii
421
Mui iammad Nazim Adil alHaqqani J
459
Burial Places of the Masters of ihe Golden Chain
513
ACADEMIC RESEARCH ON THE NAQSHBANDIYYA HAQQANIYYA ORDER
515
The Scientific Observation of Spirituality
517
Harvard Univkrsity
519
The Haqqaniyya
520
The Charisma of the Shaykh
521
The Structure of the Order
522
The Structure of the Organization in the United States
525
The Political Message
528
University of Birmingham
531
Howard University
539
University of Berne
551
Conclusion
657
ArabicEnglish Glossary
670
EnglishArahic Glossary
676
Islamic Months and Holy Days
682
Main Index
689
Index or Numbers
705
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