Oh seeker of gnosis and the stations of
Keep the company of a
close friend who has fully met the obligation of slaveness to Allah.
Do not be content with
words. Arise and embark on deeds without delay!
You will reach the
Station of perfection there is no god except Allah.
If you desire the
meaning of the name of His essence, then seek annihilation.
Often and openly you
will obtain encounter with Allah.
You will obtain the
goal by it you will be given the cup of witnessing to drink.
Then you will see all
of existence outwardly manifest by the light of Allah.
Remember Him in
meaning and the senses you are taking it from light.
You will enter the
Station of intimacy your joy is constantly with Allah.
Say Allah! openly,
secretly, and in retreat,
A breath of fragrance
will come to you, which will annihilate you in the essence of Allah.
Watch the beauty of
the Beloved with fear He is the Near, the Answerer
A startling opening
will come to you you will be brought to life by the witnessing of
Do wudu with
the water of the unseen and direct yourself toward the Beloved.
There is a wondrous
secret! You will see Allah by Allah!
If you desire the firm
establishment and the tasting of the Gnostics,
My master is the very
one designated, al-Alawi, the secret of Allah.
Thirst for me
frantically with love. Help has come to me from him,
So I obtained the
highest desire I became rich in Allah.
Oh you who desire the
cure and withdrawal from other!
Drink from my wine and
you will be quenched. Then you will see the beauty of Allah.
The suns of the
essence will bring you the names and the attributes.
Allah is in all
beings, and Allah goes on.
Make the eye of
Iman keen you will see Allah, not phenomenal beings.
This is the Station of
Ihsan, a special favor from Allah
Not by diligence or
striving a gift from the Generous, the Compassionate to the
slaves. Thanks and praise be to Allah!
admits to his incapacity.
By Him, and happiness
is complete, annihilated and going-on in Allah.
May our Master, the
Great, bless the gentle, the merciful.
He is the straight
path, guiding by the permission of Allah.
The fire of passion
was kindled and it called my heart: Be burned!
It will not leave
other in it, so it became a branch of my root.
My close Friend is
outwardly manifest in His place of
The cosmos illuminated His radiance.
The sun of His
splendor appeared how marvelous the
He is the secret of
existence. He is the Witness and the Witnessed.
The command returns to
Him. He is the guide of all.
My moments were full
of delight with Him when I understood the meaning
My Beloved drew near
me and my goal was obtained for me.
My goal freed me of
fetters and he let him drink from the glass of witnessing.
Other-than-Him is lost
with me. My speech and action is from Him.
I drank the wine of
tasting from the hands of the cupbearer of the passionate.
The sun of liberation
emerged and the beauty of adornment appeared.
I looked behind the
veil at what the eyes do not perceive,
I withdrew into the
sea of lights part of me became all of me.
The goblets of the
Path were passed around: Come near Me, My friend!
We will let you drink
an ancient wine you will obtain the joy of all!
My master is the dot
of the ba. The beginning was from him,
Outwardly as well as
at the end. Understand then, Oh critic!
People of gnosis! Come
now to the spring of Ihsan!
Al-Alawi, the ghawth
of the age. My arrival was completed by him.
He is the glory of the
secrets. He is the glass and the wine.
He is the Cupbearer of
the wine of perfection to the learned.
Al-Fayturi is out of
his head with love from him he drinks intoxicated from his wine.
I am an individual of
the age, a slave without interruption.
Fuqara! Then ask for
blessings on the greatest of mankind,
The best, by whom the
magnet of perfection flows!
My Beloved appeared to
Rejoice my heart! Divest yourself while my core, my glory smiles.
My passion increased
His cupbearer called He took the heart with joining and subduing.
My cups went around
my selves gave life my suns shone because of the sweetness of the
He is my life, the
focus of my firmness annihilate yourself in the essence for the
journey, then you will understand!
My death is my
existence; my withdrawal is my witnessing so generosity is my
generosity and confusion stutters.
This is my sign in
every time. Look with my eye at your treasure, you will obtain
Look at your essence
you will be brought to life by your life. Your spirit called to you
to unwind the talisman,
The secret of guidance
is the cavern of
my master, my lord giving favors to all.
The firm grip, the
source of the Path, the treasury of the Haqiqa, the unique
individual, the seal.
He is my sultan at
every moment, the sun of gnosis, al-Alawi, the greatest.
leader! To every circle of the slaves, my master al-Fayturi and
Oh Lord! Bless the one
who tends and brings my heart to life by unwinding the talisman.
My Beloved called me
from the presence of my nearness I stood up to answer the call of
I came to the door
without hesitation and I found the lovers in the presence of Allah.
I drank cups from the
wine-jars of joy, and so the forms quivered out of rapture with
A timeless drink,
whose value is immense, a straight path for the one who desires
The morning came with
the light of success we went with the spirits from the
We met the wise, the
great ghawth, al-Alawi, residing in the
He crossed to my being
and other withdrew. Then I said: He! He! He! Allah!
The counselor of the
community, he who manifests sorrow, the possessor of
in the Path of Allah.
The heir of the
Messenger in action and word, the presence of acceptance of the
judgements of Allah.
The word of Islam, the
reviver of people, he won the station, which Allah chose.
The Adam of the age
behind whom is the Merciful. Do not be like shaytan, you will have
trouble when you meet him.
They came to him and
thirsted with passionate love for him. They swooned before him,
prostrating to Allah.
intoxicated me and his meaning put me in confusion his radiance
dazzled me, I prostrated to Allah.
Advance if you desire booty! Do
and greet, you will obtain his encounter.
Withdraw from the
attributes and annihilate yourself in the essence it will bring
you completely to life and you will go on with his going-on.
Oh peace! Bless the
pole of men! My heart thirsts after him with passionate love, so I
won his encounter.
Abandon your self and what it wants if you desire increase from the
secrets of Allah!
Enter the path and
cling to the friend he will give you an ancient vintage of the
wine of Allah to drink.
The Beloved will give
you His wondrous secret thirst with love for him and withdraw into
the lights of Allah.
The forms melted away
when my Beloved divulged the name of opening for the one who desires
The cups went around
among us, Oh friend; the secret diffused a fragrant scent from the
niche of Allah.
Draw near to the
wine-jug of joy. Its drink is permitted! Truly you will be pleased
with it you will see the Face of Allah!
Oh denier! Refrain and
do not be stubborn towards the unique individual, the guide who is
the light of Allah.
He teaches with the
glance and he admits the possessor of the night-journey in the
of Allah to the Presence.
I understood by him,
from him, to him whoever knows him to contain the secret of Allah.
The open road of the
Path, the Sultan of realization!
How excellent is the
friend for the one who desires Allah!
Al-Alawi, Sayyidi ibn
al-Buzidi. He set me free from my fetters and I was sent forth to
the company of Allah.
He made me recognize
my self, he made me enter my intimacy I withdrew from
other-than-Him in the presence of purity.
wasting-away and brings the greeting to the great Ghawth, the spring
of the knowledge of Allah.
May the Master bless
the light of guidance! He brought my heart to life and I saw the