Ilm and Faqar both are Legitimate (True). But the Ilm and Faqar, for opposition to Nafs, teach Tark of Dunya (World), separation from Satan, Tark, Tawakul, Perseverance (in righteousness) and gratefulness. And the Ilm of Shariyat teaches of Zikr, Fikr, Demand for Marifat and Liking for Lord. That type of Ilm and Faqar is the superior that develops intimacy with Allah Almighty. Contrary to this, that Ilm with which the worldly pride and dignity is developed resulting in worldly arrogance and pomp causing destruction with Darkness in the heart and the greed, jealousy, vanity, Riya, bribery, Self-conceit, Nifaaq, and grudge and vindictiveness are produced. Such Ilm was not with the Holy Prophets and Aulia-Allah [but instead they had the Ilm and Faqar of former kind].
O Bahu Rahmatu-Allahe Ta-aala Alaihe! For the sake of God! Stop remembrance of women [that is, the Outsider of Allah],
Thus, all that which distracts from Allah Almighty in your heart, wash it away.
That person, who does not Fear God and the Prophet of God, how can he be Aalim and Faqeer?
Allah Almighty says: why say you that which you do not? (61:2)
[O True-Seeker] Be enlightened that through Ilm, the Ulema become Masters of Riwayat and Guidance is given to the Faqeer by the Name Allah and Riwayat is for the sake of guidance (Hidayat) which is the Martaba of the Holy Prophets and Aulia-Allah. The Ilm of the Holy Prophets, Aulia-Allah and Ulema-e-Aamil is that of "and (Allah Almighty exalts) those who have Ilm, to high ranks" (58:11). That person, who grasps Ilm () from its "head" and head of Ilm is letter "Aeen" that grants Ain, as a result he becomes the Arif-Bi-Allah and the "high Maratib" are achieved by him; and he, who grasps Ilm () from its middle, that is, letter Laam, Laam transforms him to Laa-Yuhtaaj and he, who became Laa-Yuhtaaj, his heart becomes pious (Muttaqee), renunciation (Mustaghni) and eligible for seeing Didaar; and he, who grasps Ilm from the end letter which is Meem, by Meem grants it the Maratib of top Sar Mardaan e Khuda. He becomes the Master-of-Ilm and Taqwa only Hasbatan-Lillah.
Ilm is the Word of Haq and pleads unto Haq.
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