Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Researcher of Political Science & Classical Islam. Initiated by the Khwajagan i-Naqshband.

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim: “We love the Arabs as an order from the Prophet (S)”

The Holy Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said to Salman Farsi, “You will leave your faith if you hate me.” (Salman Farsi replied), “How can we hate you? May my … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

Regarding the leadership of the Arabs in Islamic affairs by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Q. On your website, you refer to the Rafidi’s as infidels, yet in another post referred to the Twelve Imams of the Awliya as being the same as those of … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

H.E. The New Naqib al-Ashraaf of Baghdad, al-Shaykh Sayed ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jilani-April 24th, 2011

H.E. The New Naqib al-Ashraaf of Iraq; al-Shaykh Sayed ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jilani, al-Hasani; a direct descendent of Ghawth al-Adham Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani, the Custodian of the Mosque and Tomb … Continue reading

April 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Meaning of Tasawwuf by Imam Rabbani Mujaddid Alf Thani Ahmad Sirhindi

From ‘Maktubat‘: The Letters of Imam Rabbani Ahmad Sirhindi, p. 299: “Tasawwuf means to follow in the footsteps of Rasulullah (sall-Allahu ta’ala ‘alaihi wa sallam). Different paths have appeared as … Continue reading

April 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Necessity of the Directing-Shaykh

Visualization (tasawwur) and bonding (rabita) can only be made to the directing shaykh.  The directing shaykh is the heir of the Prophet, and represents the living archetype of the Prophetic … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Visualizing the Shaykh [Tasawwur-i Shaykh] in the Baha al-Din Naqshband Bukhari school

The inner spiritual authority passed down from the Prophet to our Grandsheikh and then to us remains intact. That spiritual authority for the guidance of people has come down to … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Technique for Visualizing the Shaykh

One common technique of visualization involves completely emptying the mind of all thoughts while feeling love for the shaykh and for God as one receives divinely emanating energy (fayd) from … Continue reading

April 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim: “If you tell them the Truth, they will run away because they like being cheated”

“…Those who come as leaders for communities are cheating people and telling lies.  That is the reality of this century.  People do not say the truth.  They do not accept … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Re:Re: Teacher of Imam al-Mahdi, “Shia” Mahdi Invented, and Yazid is one of the twelve imams

Q. Thank you for your reply, which seems more respectful and full of good thinking towards others, more than a specific answer.  I heard Mawlana Shaykh Nazim specifically refer to … Continue reading

April 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Re: Teacher of Imam al-Mahdi, “Shia” Mahdi Invented, and Yazid is one of the twelve imams

Q. What is your position specifically regarding the following three posts from Naqshbandi-Haqqani websites: The belief that Shaykh Nazim al-Qubrusi is the teacher of Imam al-Mahdi: 1. “…even Seyyidina Mahdi … Continue reading

April 9, 2011 · 6 Comments