Shah Badakhshi

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All sorts of perfections are attained to the gnostic. He is also confidant of Divine mysteries.
Every individual being has the ability to acquire intuitive knowledge.
Every particle of the dust has universal unity. The individual is only in the same way a part of the Infinite Being who fills in the universe, a particle whish has been momentarily detached there from only to return thither.

Mullah Shah Badakhshi (1550 – 1635), popularly known as Mullah Shah was a 17th-century Muslim Sufi, and spiritual successor of the famous Sufi saint Mian Mir. He belonged to the Qadiri order of Sufism.

Quotes[edit]

The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam (2004)[edit]

  • Nothing in reality exists, except God, the Absolute Being.
    • p. 202
  • Every particle of the dust has universal unity. The individual is only in the same way a part of the Infinite Being who fills in the universe, a particle whish has been momentarily detached there from only to return thither.
    • p. 202
  • To know oneself is the equivalent of knowing God. But in order to acquire this knowledge, the disciple must submit to long and painful process of self-discipline. He must pass though all the test of the severest asceticism. Only after he has prepared himself, will the spiritual master open his heart and render him capable of perceiving the mysteries of the spiritual world.
    • p. 202
  • Inner travel is a blessed journey. So it is complete now in good manner. Then who can object the worldly travel?
    • p. 203
  • Don't worry, He (Allah) will not separate his lovers from Himself. It is not possible to unrecognize after having full cognition of Him. But one must not give up struggle, nor becomes negligent.
    • p. 203
  • Aspiration lead to mystic path and the end of mystic path i gnosis. But gnosis itself has no end. Its gate is always open. The traveler must cross it.
    • p. 203
  • All sorts of perfections are attained to the gnostic. He is also confidant of Divine mysteries.
    • p. 203
  • Every individual being has the ability to acquire intuitive knowledge.
    • p. 203

Poetry[edit]

  • We must say that only One exists,
    Though such a saying excite astonishment;
    The universe is He, though we must not say so openly
    Such doctrines must be kept secret
    .
    • p. 204

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