Sufi Sayings on Rememberence By It’s Masters

REMEMBRANCE

The Sufi aspires to remember God every moment of the day, with each and every breath. The dhikr,the repetition of the name of God,is the fundamental practice of remembrance.

1. Sahl said to one of his disciples: “Try to say continu-ously for one day: ‘Allâh! Allâh! Allâh!’ and do the same the next day and the day after, until it becomes a habit.”Then he told him to repeat it at night also, until it became so familiar that the disciple repeated it even during his sleep. Then Sahl said, “Do not consciously repeat the Name any more, but let your whole faculties be engrossed in remembering Him!” The disciple did this until he became absorbed in the thought of God. One day, a piece of wood fell on his head and broke it. The drops of blood that dripped to the ground bore the legend, “Allâh! Allâh!Allâh!” ( SAHL )

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Sufi Sayings By Its Masters

THE SUFI

Sufism is defined as “truth without form,” and the Sufi aspires to become “featureless and formless,” to be so lost in God that only He remains. But there are certain qualities that belong to these travellers on the path of love.

The Sufis are folk who have preferred God to everything,
so that God has preferred them to everything. DHÛ-L-NÛN Read the rest of this entry »

WHAT ONE SHOULD DO BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP

You should lie down with both the knees straightened and both hands on the chest. Then the following should be read:

  1. Ayatul Qursi – Allahu laa ilaaha illa hu huwal … – once.
  2. The four Quls – once. Sura Ikhlas must be read 3 times.

You should then blow upon the palms and pass them on the entire length and breadth of your body. You may also do this for the infants who are not able to read. It is also recommended that you learn the Suras Waaqia, Yaseen and Mulk. You should read these Suras before sleeping. As long as you do not know them by heart, you may recite them by looking at the Holy Quran. Thereafter, you should you should lie on the right side without talking. If you have to talk, then you may do so, but you should recite Sura Kaafirun before going to sleep. If this procedure is followed then, Insha-Allah, you will be protected from all evil and forces.

The benefit of reciting the following Suras before going to sleep:

  1. Sura MulkProtection from the Azaab (Torment) of the grave.
  2. Sura Yaseen To be recited for Maghfirat (pardon).
  3. Sura Waaqia Protection from hunger.
  4. Sura Dukhaan The reciter will awake in the morning in such a condition that 70 000 Angels will be making Istighfar for him.
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