Additional Diwans

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Annihilation in Allah

Yaa taaliba 'l-fanaa fi 'llah

qul daa'iman Allah Allah

Oh seeker of annihilation in Allah -say all the time: ‘Allah -Allah.’

wa ghib feehi 'an siwaahu

wash-had bi qalbika Allah

And withdraw into Him from other-than-Him and with your heart -see Allah.

wajma' humoomaka feehi

tukfaa bihi 'an ghayri 'llah

Gather your concerns in Him and He will be enough in place of other-than-Allah.

wa kun 'abdan sirfan lahu

takun hurran 'an ghayri 'llah

Be a pure slave to Him and you will be free from other-than- Allah.

wakhda' lahu wa tadhallal

tafuz bisirrin mina 'llah

Submit yourself to Him and be humble and you will win a secret from Allah.

wadhkur bi jiddin wa sidqin

bayna yaday 'abeedt 'llah , ,

Invoke Him with gravity and sincerity in the presence of the slaves of Allah.

waktum 'idhaa tajalla lak

bi 'anwaarin min dhaati 'llah'

Conceal it when He is manifested to you with lights from the essence of Allah.

fa 'l-ghayru 'indanaa muhaal

fa 'l-wujoodu 'l-haqqu lillah

With us, other is impossible, for existence belongs to Allah.

wa wahmaka 'qta' daa'iman

bi tawheedin sirfin lillah

Constantly cut through your illusion with a pure tawhid to Allah.

fa wahdatu 'l-fi'li tabdoo

fee 'awwali 'dh-dhikri lillah

So the oneness of action appears at the beginning of dhikr of Allah.

wa wahdatu 'l-wasfi lahu

ta'tee mina 'l-hubbi fi'llah

And the oneness of attribute comes from love of Allah.

wa wahdatu 'dh-dhaati lahu

tuwwarithu 'l-baqaa billah

And the oneness of His essence gives going-on with Allah.

fa hanee'an liman mashaa

fee tareeqi 'dh-dhikri lillah

Joy to the one who walks on the path of dhikr of Allah.

mu'taqidan shaykhan hayyan

yakoonu 'aarifan bi'llah

Believing in a living Shaykh who is a gnostic of Allah.

wa laazama 'l-hubba lahu

wa baa 'a nafsahu lillah

He holds constantly to His love and sells his self to Allah.

wa qaama fi 'l-layli yatloo

kalaamahu shawqan lillah

He rises in the night to recite His word, longing for Allah.

fa naala maa yatlubuhu

min quwwati 'l-'ilmi bi'llah

And so gets what he seeks of the power of knowledge in Allah.

wa faydunaa min nabeeyyin

sayyidu makhlooqaati 'llah

Our gifts are from a Prophet who is the master of the creatures of Allah.

‘alayhi azkaa salaatin

'adada ma'loomaati 'llah

May the purest of blessings be upon him in quantity as great as the knowledge of Allah;

wa aalihi wa sahbihi

wa kulli daa 'in 'ila 'llah

And his Family and Companions and everyone who calls to Allah.