O Master-of-gaze! Listen! This is the Martaba of the Faqeer that he has ability over his Nafs.
Hazrat Muhammad Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam said that: "and he, who gazed upon a Faqeer in order that he should listen his words, Allah Almighty will resurrect him along with the Holy Messengers (of Allah) and the Holy Prophets Alaihimus-Salaam on the Day of Resurrection "
Who is called Dervish and who is said to be a Faqeer? Dervish is he under whose study remains the Loh-e-Mahfooz in both Outward and the Inward, should be able to tell news of every Station, and should be able to comment about it.
He is called Munajjam Faqeer (Astrologer Faqeer) that is, he is the knower of the Loh (Scriptum) and Station. He is not completely Drowned into Tauheed. [The Kaamil] Faqeer is he, who does not consider anything else preferable besides Lord and the Course of Lord; that is, Allah is sufficient; everything other than Allah is just lust (and greed)!
The Noble Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam said that: "As for him, who has his Lord everything is of him"
I am not nightingale that I would cause headache by chants,
I burn like moth yet do not utter a sigh even!
CHAPTER - TWO
O True-Seeker! Lo! The word Murshid (in Arabic) has four letters of alphabet and that Marifat is got from them: Meem, Raa, Sheen and Daal. Through Meem the ascension always; and the letter Raa implies that he should dispel pomp of the Dunya (World), desires of Nafs and the Satanic Khatraat posed from the claimant Seeker; Sheen implies that he should be steadfast (and persistent) in Shariyat and should feel shame from disobedience of God and the Prophet of God Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam; and from Daal is meant this that he should always keep his mouth shut and after getting apart from the company of ordinary people, he should remain Drowned in Tauheed.
The word Taalib (Seeker) also has four letters of alphabet: Taw, Alif, Laam and Baa. Taw implies that he should Demand for Lord; and the letter Alif implies that he must keep True Determination; and letter Laam means that he should not brag (and boast) and the letter Baa implies that he should waive his authority and should trust in his Murshid.
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