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The Path to Perfection: An Edited Anthology of the Spiritual Teachings of Hakim Al-Umma Mawlana Ashraf 'Ali Thanawi

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Shaykh Masihullah Khan, a renowned student of the eminent Mawlana Ashraf 'Ali Thanawi, wrote Shari'at & Tasawwuf to pass on to future generations of Muslims the numerous benefits of his teacher’s wisdom. The teachings gathered here are notes of admonition and encouragement written by a man who has walked the path to his Creator; and at their core, these teachings are s ...more
Hardcover, 159 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by White Thread Press
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Mielad
Feb 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
An excellent entry Taṣawwuf, it's origins, and the teachings of the scholars of Deoband.

The book initiates the reader into a brief history of taṣawwuf and then delves into the character of the Seeker. After that are addressed diseases of the heart, and how to rid them, and after that some ennobling actions one should strive to follow.

Finally the book concludes with general advise and there is also an additional biography of Mawlānā Ashraf 'Alī Thānawī رحمه الله

All in all - a good basic introd
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Tasawwuf for beginners. A how to guide for the new mureed.
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good overview. i like the practical down to earth approach.
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