Death Before Dying

Author: Sultan Bahu
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520212428
Release Date: 1998-04
Genre: Poetry

These 115 poems introduce readers in English to Sultan Bahu (d. 1691), a Sufi mystical poet who continues to be one of the most beloved writers in Punjabi. Bahu, whose name translates as "With God," remains highly popular in Pakistan and India today—even illiterate Punjabis can recite his poetry by heart.

Death Before Dying

Author: Sult̤ān Bāhū
ISBN: 0520211359
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Poetry

Death Before Dying offers a window on the Sufi mystical tradition, providing a rare glimpse into the religious lives of rural Muslims during the days of the Mughal Empire. The poetry of Sultan Bahu has inspired Sufis of the Punjab for countless generations, embodying essential characteristics of the mystical tradition, especially in its emphasis on complete and unrestricted devotion to God coupled with skepticism toward the formal, legalistic, and institutionalized elements of organized religion.

Master of the Jinn

Author: Irving Karchmar
Publisher: Bay Street Press
ISBN: 9781594577239
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Fiction

Here is a tale set on the Path of the Heart, a beautifully written mystical adventure wherein a modern-day Sufi Master sends seven companions on a perilous quest for the greatest treasure of the ancient world - King Solomon's ring. The legendary seal ring is said to control the Jinn, those terrifying demons of living fire, and in seeking it the companions discover not only the truth of the Jinn, but also the path of Love and the infinite mercy of God.

Risala Roohi Sharif The Divine Soul

Author: Sultan ul Arifeen Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Bahoo
Publisher: Sultan ul Faqr Publications
ISBN: 9789699795282
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Sufism

Risala Roohi Sharif is one such Divine Message; concise, comprehensive and complete conveyed to us through the mosteminent Sufi Saint of the Sub Continent, Sultan Bahoo. He has written 140 books, of which Risala Roohi Sharif is the most popular and is the essence of all his teachings.

Ain ul Faqr

Author: Sultan ul Arifeen Sultan Bahoo
Publisher: Sultan ul Faqr Publications
ISBN: 9789699795442
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Sufism

Ain-ul-Faqr (the soul of Faqr) is the most popular book by the eminent Saint of Sub-continent Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Bahoo. This subtle book contains spiritual lessons for all the common and special seekers of Allah whether they are at initial, middle or final level. It invites every Muslim towards the closeness, vision and union of Allah, hence achieve the main objective of life and religion. Sultan Bahoo beautifully uses verses of Quran, Hadiths and sayings of other Saints to endorse his words, which makes the seekers of Truth, believe and follow his sayings spontaneously. The marvel of this miraculous book is that is spiritually elevates its readers just by reading it with faith and true devotion. It diverts one’s attention from the wishes of transitory wealth and honour of this mortal world towards the treasures and honour of closeness of Allah in the hereafter. Sultan Bahoo also suggests the keys to this treasure and honour i.e. the zikr of Ism-e-Allah Zaat and guidance of Murshid Kamil. It is ensured that whoever reads this book with true intention to find the Reality, will surely be blessed with the accomplishment of his objective. For Free Download kindly visit: For Buying: Address: Sultan-ul-Faqr Publications: 4-5/A Extention Education Town Wahdat Road Lahore,Pakistan Phone:+9242 35436600

Kashf ul Asrar Revelation of The Divine Secrets

Author: Sultan Bahoo
Publisher: Sultan ul Faqr Publications
ISBN: 9789699795251
Release Date:

Kashf-ul-Asrar, literally means “Revelation of The Divine Secrets”. As the title implies, this subtle treatise is a collection of revealed Divine Secrets, described in a very precise and compact manner. This small but great book by the most eminent Saint of Punjab, Pakistan, Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Bahoo is a proof of his literary faculty and command over words in addition to his expertise as a Divine Scholar.

Seven Doors to Islam

Author: John Renard
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520917472
Release Date: 1996-07-17
Genre: Religion

Seven Doors to Islam reveals the religious worldview and spiritual tradition of the world's one billion Muslims. Spanning the breadth of Islamic civilization from Morocco to Indonesia, this book demonstrates how Muslims have used the literary and visual arts in all their richness and diversity to communicate religious values. Each of the seven chapters opens a "door" that leads progressively closer to the very heart of Islam, from the foundational revelation in the Qur'an to the transcendent experience of the Sufi mystics. However, unlike most studies of Islam, which see spirituality as the concern of a minority of mystical seekers, Seven Doors demonstrates its central role in every aspect of the Islamic tradition.

Sultan Bahoo The Life and Teachings

Author: Sultan ul Ashiqeen Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman Madzillah-ul-Aqdus
Publisher: Sultan ul Faqr Publications
ISBN: 9789699795183
Release Date: 2015-03-11

“Sultan Bahoo The Life and Teachings” is infact the first encyclopedia of the teachings and complete life history of Hazrat Sultan Bahoo. The book is available in both Urdu and English.

Sufi Poems

ISBN: 1903682177
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Literary Criticism

Sufi Poems is a selection of poems from the golden period of Sufism especially chosen and translated from the Arabic by the distinguished scholar Dr Martin Lings. Dr Lings is the author of numerous best-selling works on Sufism and is a published poet in his own right. Inlcuding poems here translated for the first time, Sufi Poems brings together selections from the giants of Sufism; for example, Rabia, Hallaj, Ibn al-Farid and Ibn Arabi. Sufi Poems is published as bi-lingual Arabic-English edition which will be of interest to all those wishing to read the original Arabic and will also be helpful for university students of Arabic.

The Spirit of a Sultan

Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1484917944
Release Date: 2013-09
Genre: Religion

One of the most venerated Sufi poets and saints, Hazrat Sultan Bahu's life has been as veiled as the divine. Through countless stories, the loveable and fully illumined spiritual master's life has been told mostly through oral tradition. Using the deep emotions of his teachings, this inspiring new book uses the depth of Sultan Bahu to ignite the love of God in readers' hearts while uplifting them to greater heights. The Spirit of a Sultan is a mystical new novel based on the true life accounts of Sufi reverend, poet, and saint, Sultan Bahu. A historical biography reminiscent of Autobiography of a Yogi, the novel uses a slight fictional component to create a spiritual atmosphere throughout the story. A spellbinding tale of enlightenment, this wonderful book follows Sultan Bahu's life history and spiritual journey while showing us all how to connect with God in our hearts and minds. Written in an extraordinarily unique and intriguing style, The Spirit of a Sultan portrays the true account of a saint who shares a great many parallels with Guatama Buddha. Following a man who gave away his wealth, land, and legacy in order to pursue an austere existence in search of the truth while teaching others the realization of God and special meditation techniques, the novel inspires readers everywhere to re-examine their own lives and their relationships with God. Teaching readers around the world the importance of self-realization through God and connecting to him through one's own heart through Sufi meditation, The Spirit of a Sultan highlights the life-changing teachings of a remarkable man. An uplifting and mystical experience, this fantastic book possesses the rare ability to change readers' lives for the better. Following Sultan Bahu's purpose in this world to ignite an ardent love for God in men's hearts, this story possesses a lasting appeal that will stay with readers long after they've closed the book. The beginning of a new age, The Spirit of a Sultan will inspire countless readers to continue to strive for spiritual joy, love, and peace.

Key Themes for the Study of Islam

Author: Jamal J. Elias
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781780746845
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Religion

Key Themes for the Study of Islam examines the central themes and concepts indispensable to an informed understanding of Islamic religion and society. From “Gender” and “History” to “Prayer” and “Prophecy”, each authoritative chapter focuses on a single aspect of the religion and presents a critical discussion written by a world expert in that field. Exposing as false the idea that Islam and Muslims are incomprehensible to Western culture, this book will become the first choice for students and experts in religion from disparate fields, who wish to know how Islam relates to vital concepts in religion and society today. Jamal J. Elias is Professor of Islamic Studies and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania. He has written and lectured widely on Sufi thought and history, Qur’anic studies, as well as on religion, art, and culture in the Islamic World.

This is Islam

Author: Jamal J. Elias
Publisher: Berkshire Publishing Group LLC
ISBN: 1933782811
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Religion

"This Is Islam" presents a lively introduction to a religion that has a dramatic history and plays a crucial role in the world today. Designed for people unfamiliar with Islamic beliefs, rituals, and customs, it explains the history of Islam, the importance of Islamic law, and major sects including Sunnism, Shi'ism, and Sufism. "It is vital for our schools to teach what the religion of Islam is like and how it agrees and differs from Judaism, Christianity and other world religions. 'This Is Islam' serves that purpose with calm, cool, brief and authoritative explanations of the Islamic religion and of Muslim societies with all their variations." -William McNeill, professor emeritus of history, University of Chicago; author of 'The Rise of the West' (National Book Award) and 'The Human Web.'

The Throne Carrier of God

Author: Jamal J. Elias
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791426114
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This book constitutes a comprehensive investigation of the life and teachings of one of the most famous Sufis of the Iranian world. Simnani spent his early life as a courtier at the Ilkhanid Mongol court and was a cherished companion of the emperor Arghun. After a mystical experience on the battlefield, he turned his back on a life of luxury and became a Sufi. He advanced rapidly in his spiritual quest and soon became one of the most influential Sufi masters in Iran. Working primarily from the most reliable Arabic and Persian manuscripts of Simnani's writings, the author has analyzed Simnani's thinking to show the overall coherence of his world-view and to demonstrate the importance of his ideas to the development of Islamic mysticism. Along with this analysis, the author provides a detailed account of Simnani's life and times, as well as a systematic description of Simnani's instructions for Sufi practioners of all levels.