Letters from a Sûfî Teacher
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Letters from a Sûfî Teacher

By Shaikh Sharfuddîn Manerî
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Table of Contents
  • LETTERS FROM A SÛFÎ TEACHER
  • FOREWORD.
  • CONTENTS.
  • On Monotheism (Tauhîd).
  • Turning to God or Conversion (Taubâh).
  • On Seeking the Teacher.
  • On the Qualifications of a Teacher.
  • On Discipleship.
  • On Discipleship. (Continued.)
  • The Friend of God—(The Walî).
  • The Brotherhood of Friends.
  • Polytheism, and the Friendship of God.
  • Lights.
  • The Unveiling of the Supersensuous.
  • On the Same.
  • Illumination.
  • Dreams.
  • On Misconceptions.
  • The Outer and Inner Ailments.
  • The Origin of Theosophy
  • Seeking the Path.
  • The Pillars of the Path.
  • Religion, the Path and Truth.
  • Accessory to Prayers.
  • Purification.
  • The Motive.
  • Prayer.
  • Invoking the Divine Help.
  • The Divine Allegiance.
  • The Sacred Formula.
  • The Naked Faith.
  • The Inner Polytheism.
  • The Divine Knowledge.
  • Love and Devotion.
  • Seeking God.
  • The Way to God.
  • Speech and Conduct.
  • Magnanimity.
  • Knowledge.
  • The Steps of a Disciple.
  • Islâm.
  • The Noble Qualities
  • Contemplation.
  • Renunciation.
  • On the Same.
  • The Clearing of the Path.
  • Self-Control.
  • Truth.
  • The Descent from Adam.
  • Confidence.
  • Pursuit and Renunciation.
  • The Company of the Saints.
  • Service.
  • The Transmutation of Evil Qualities.
  • Avarice.
  • The Evil of the World.
  • Renunciation of the World.
  • The Final Doom.
  • The Soul (Rûh).
  • The Heart.
  • Nafs, the Desire-Nature.
  • Desire.
  • Discipline of the Desire-Nature.
  • Discipline of the Desire-Nature. (Continued.)
  • Alienation from the Desire-Nature.
  • Self-Toleration.
  • Hidden Differences of Stages.
  • Heedlessness.
  • Sorrow.
  • Conduct.
  • Seclusion.
  • Death.
  • Hell.
  • Heaven.
  • Transcriber's Note.
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