Allah is sufficient; everything other than Allah is just lust (and greed)!
Murshideen are of two kinds:
Who is Mardak and who is called Mard?
The Mardak [Murshid] is he, who subjects [one] day and night to Mujahida and (asks you) to battle with the enemies of Allah that is, the Nafs and Satan.
The Mard Murshid Ghazi is he, who with the Sword of the Visualization of the Name-Allah-the-Essence (Ism-e-Allah-Zaat), by this Circle (Daira) of Wujoodia, at once beheads the enemies that is, the Nafs and Satan and (one) becomes free of the threat of these enemies of Allah Almighty [in this way]. That is, (one) becomes Fanaa-Fi-Allah (Destroyed in Allah).
"Istiqamat is above Karamat".
[That is], (one) should cover the eight hundred million thirty hundred thousand and seventy [800,300,070] Stations of the Essence and the Calibers and the degrees and strata in one breath and one step through this Circle (Daira) of Wujoodia and should become a Living body. That Murshid, who takes unto this Station of the ultimate, he is the Kaamil and Total. And that Murshid, who does not know the Inwardly and Outwardly Mashq-e-Wujoodia-Marqoom, he is daydreamer and ignoramus about the Marifat of the Wisaal of Lord. The Maratib of the Zikr and Fikr are [all] reverie with the Mushahida of Hazoori and the Maratib of the Wird and Wazaaif are open to Rijat and Decadence (and downfall). That person, who comes in any one of these Circles of Wujoodia, he become Immersed in the Wahdaniyat. He, after Destroying (Fana) his self, becomes Reborn (Baqa) with God. And he becomes Ain-Ba-Ain honored with the Liqaa of the Didaar of the Lord of Worlds. Being Mard is this! This Ain is not unnecessarily implied the Outsider. He, whose body has not Baqaa, he achieves the existence and intelligence and perception through the Liqaa of the Marifat of Lord.
ABOUT ISTIQAMAT AND KARAMAT: Uprightness is called Istiqamat which implies that the Faqeer should remain safe against unrighteousness and should never allow the taint of Nafs and Satan in him. It also implies that he should never be desirous of anything else besides Allah. That unusual outcome that apparently seems impossible, if that happens by the Aulia-Allah Rahmatu-Allah Ta'ala Alaihim, then it is called Karamat and if such happens by a non believer, then it is called Istadraaj. Since, in Karamat, there is possibility of the taint of the Nafs that is why Istiqamat is above Karamat.
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