Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

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

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

Khwaja Mir Dard’s lineage according to Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

In her book “Pain and Grace: A Study of Two Mystical Writers of Eighteenth-Century Muslim India” p.32, Annemarie Schimmel writes: “Khwaja Mir Dard`s family, like many nobles, from Bukhara; they … Continue reading

March 12, 2011 · 2 Comments