The Secret Of Secrets

byAbd al-Qadir al-JilaniTranslated byTosun Bayrak

May 14, 1992|
The Secret Of Secrets by Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani
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An interpretative translation by Shaykh Tosun Bayrak of Sirr al-Asrar by Hadrat Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (1077-1166AD), considered by many to be one of the greatest saints of Islam and the eponymous founder of the Qadiriyya order. This book, appearing in English for the first time, contains the very essence of Sufism, giving a Sufi explanation of how the outward practises of Islam—prayer, fasting, almsgiving and pilgrimage—contain a wealth of inner dimension which must be discovered and enjoyed if external actions are to be performed in a manner pleasing to God. When this is achieved the soul finds true peace and the spiritual life becomes complete.
Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani, born near the Caspian Sea, was the son of the great saint Fatima bint ABook Descriptionullah al-Sawma'i. After a period of intense intellectual and mystical training he received the khirqa (robe of initiation) and was soon recognised as a saint and scholar, consulted, loved and revered by caliph and pauper alike...
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Title:The Secret Of Secrets
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:172 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:172 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Published:May 14, 1992
Publisher:Islamic Texts Society
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780946621293

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