Sufi poetry
Sufi poetry has been written in many languages, both for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr. Themes and styles established in Punjabi poetry, Sindhi poe...
Islamic poetry
Islamic poetry is poetry written by Muslims. Islamic poetry has been written in many languages.
Beginning with the migration of Muhammad and his followers to mecca (A.D. 622), also known as the Hi...
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Noor E Hidayat
Noor E Hidayat Foundation lucknow is one of the most authentic recent books on qatilan e husain ka mazhab written by . Syed Ali NAqi NAqavi Naqqan and endorsed by Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqavi. It captures ...
Noori Jam Tamachi
Noori Jam Tamachi (Sindhi: نوري ڄام تماچي ) is a famous tale of Prince Jam Tamachi's falling in love with the charming fisherwoman Noori. Noori makes Jam happy with her perfect surrender and obed...
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The Conference of the Birds
The Conference of the Birds or Speech of the Birds (Persian: منطق الطیر‎, Manṭiq-uṭ-Ṭayr, also known as مقامات الطیور Maqāmāt-uṭ-Ṭuyūr; 1177), is a long poem of approximately 4500 lines written ...
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Khatm ul Awliya
The Seal of the Saints or "Khatam ul Awliya" is a central concept in the writings of 12th-century Islamic thinker and spiritual leader Ibn Arabi.
Ibn Arabi (1165-1240), in his "Meccan Revelation" ...
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام‎) is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of a selection of poems, originally written in Persian and numbering about a...
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Abdul Quddus Gangohi
Abdul Quddus Hanafi Ghaznavi Chishti Gangohi (1456–1537) bin Shaykh Muhammad Ismail bin Shaykh Safi al-din, was born in Rudauli,now in Faizabad India.He was a Sufi poet and leading Chisti shaykh. He w...
Attar of Nishapur
Abū Ḥamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm (c. 1145 – c. 1221; Persian: ابو حامد بن ابوبکر ابراهیم‎), better known by his pen-names Farīd ud-Dīn (فرید الدین) and ʿAṭṭār (عطار, "the perfumer"), was a Persian...
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Muzaffar Iqbal
Muzaffar Iqbāl (Punjabi/Urdu: مظفر اقبال) (born 12 May 1954 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan) is a Pakistani-Canadian Islamic scholar and author.
Iqbal is the founding president of the Center for Islam...
Yusuf Khan and Sherbano
Along with Adam Khan and Durkhanai, Yusuf Khan and Sherbano is a famous Pashtun folktale at par with Romeo and Juliet.
The original oral story has been reworked a number of times by Pashtun poet A...
Blind men and an elephant
The story of the blind men and an elephant originated in the Indian subcontinent from where it has widely diffused. It has been used to illustrate a range of truths and fallacies; broadly, the parable...
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The Dermis Probe
The Dermis Probe is a book by the writer Idries Shah published Octagon Press in 1970. A paperback edition was published in 1989 and again in 1993. The stories presented in the book are also available ...
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Kulliyyat-e-Hasrat
The Kulliyyat-e-Hasrat is the collection of the poetry of Bahr-ul-uloom Hazrat Moulana Maulvi Muhammad Abdul Qadeer Siddiqi Qadri (Hasrat), the former Dean and Professor of Theology of the Osmania Uni...
Masnavi
The Masnavi, or Masnavi-I Ma'navi (Persian: مثنوی معنوی‎), also written Mathnawi, Ma'navi, or Mathnavi, is an extensive poem written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Balkhi, the celebrated Pe...
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The Commanding Self
The Commanding Self is a book by the writer Idries Shah first published by Octagon Press in 1994. A paperback edition was published in 1997.Shortly before he died, Shah stated that his books form a co...
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The Hundred Tales of Wisdom
The Hundred Tales of Wisdom is a translation from the Persian by Idries Shah of the "Life, Teachings and Miracles of Jalaludin Rumi" from Aflaki’s Munaqib, together with certain important stories from...
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Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain
Hazrat Syed Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain is the successor of the great Sufi saint Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani. He is the 11th descendant of the greatest Sufi Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani of Jilan, Iraq. Abdur-...
Sicilian Questions
Sicilian Questions, al-Masa'il al-Siqiliyya in Arabic, is the name of Ibn Sabin's masterpiece, one of the leading representatives of the Andalusian mystic of the 13th century. Its doctrines are marked...
Seeker After Truth
Seeker After Truth: A Handbook was written by Idries Shah, one of the foremost writers on Sufism. It was first published by Octagon Press in 1982. Shortly before he died, Shah stated that his books ...
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Shah Jo Risalo
Shah Jo Risalo (Sindhi: شاھ جو رسالو) is a poetic compendium of famous Sindhi Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. In fact, it is many compendia, for Shah Abdul Latif's poetry in various forms of Bayt...
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Anwar Farrukhabadi
Anwar Farrukhabadi (Urdu: انور فرخ آبادی‎; Hindi: अनवर फर्रुखाबाद) also known as "Fana (فنا)" was a spiritual sufi poet from Farrukhabad district in north east India. He is known as lyr...
Tosun Bayrak
Sheikh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti (Istanbul: 1926) is an author, translator and Sufi. He served as a government official in Ankara, Honorary Consul of Turkey in Morocco and is the Sheikh of t...
Memoirs of a Dervish
Memoirs of a Dervish: Sufis, Mystics and the Sixties is an autobiography by Robert Irwin, a British historian, novelist, and writer on Arabic literature.
In the summer of 1964, the author left be...
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Khosrow and Shirin
"Khosrow and Shirin", also spelled Khosrau and Shirin, Chosroes and Shirin, Husraw and Shireen and Khosru and Shirin, (Persian: خسرو و شیرین‎) is the title of a famous Persian tragic romance by ...
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The Philosophy of Supplication
The Philosophy of Supplication (Parsi: فلسفه دعا, ) is a famous Islamic/Iranian prayer, Written by Ali Shariati. It is written in poetic tense and regards the human life and a human's relation with Go...
Dala'il al-Khayrat
Dala'il al-Khayrat or Dalaail u'l Khayraat Wa Shawaariq u'l Anwaar Fee Zikri's Salaat Alan Nabiyyi'l Mukhtaar (meaning the Waymarks of Benefits and the Brilliant Burst of Lights in the Remembrance of ...
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Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi
Dīvān-e Kabīr or Dīvān-e Šams-e Tabrīzī (The Works of Šams Tabrīzī) (Persian: دیوان شمس تبریزی‎) or Dīvān-e Šams is one of Mawlānā Jalāl-ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī's masterpieces. A collection of ly...
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