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Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction Spiritual direction is the practice of being with people as they attempt to deepen their relationship with the divine, or to learn and grow in their own personal spirituality. The person seeking direction shares stories of his or her encounters of the divine, or how he or she is cultivating a...

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Waridat and Mawhiba (Gifts and Favor)

Waridat and Mawhiba (Gifts and Favor) Mawhiba (favor) literally means benevolence, kindness, and extra Divine bounties, while waridat (gifts) denotes what occurs to or emerges in one’s heart as a Divine gift. The Sufis use them to signify God Almighty’s special attention and consideration for those who travel toward Him,...

Irshad and Murshid (Guidance and the Guide)

Irshad and Murshid (Guidance and the Guide) Guidance is defined in different ways, among which are directing to the right path, awakening hearts to the Ultimate Truth, helping feelings and thoughts reach God by removing the obstacles between Him and people’s minds and hearts, and serving as a means for...

Halwat and ‘Uzlat (Privacy and Seclusion)

Halwat and ‘Uzlat (Privacy and Seclusion) Literally meaning solitude and living alone, halwat and ‘uzlat (privacy and seclusion) within the context of Sufism denote an initiate’s going into retreat to dedicate all of his or her time to worshipping God under the guidance and supervision of a spiritual master. He...

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Why Prophets Are Sent

Why Prophets Are Sent To Illuminate Humanity’s way Today, our greatest problem is that many do not recognize Prophet Muhammad, and that others neglect or refuse to follow his way. God sent him, as He sent all previous Prophets, to illuminate our way: God was gracious to the believers when...

Prayers For Guidance

Prayers For Guidance Guidance is a light kindled in someone by God as a result of his or her use of free will in the way of belief. As we affirmed earlier, only God can guide to the truth. Since it is God Who guides, we implore Him in every...

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What is Guidance, and Can We Guide Others?

What is Guidance, and How Can We Guide Others? Guidance is a light kindled in someone by God as a result of his or her use of free will in the way of belief. As we affirmed earlier, only God can guide to the truth. There are many verses in...

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What Does Guidance Mean, And How Can One Guide Someone Else?

What Does Guidance Mean, And How Can One Guide Someone Else? Guidance is a light that God kindles in those people who use their free will in the way of belief. Only God can guide. Many Qur’anic verses state this fact clearly. For example: If God willed, He could have...

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Belief and Guidance

Belief and Guidance Question: Since the way of misguidance is easy, and is destruction and aggression, many take that way. But you have proved decisively that the way of unbelief and misguidance is so fraught with difficulties and problems that no one should take it; that it is not possible...

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