Recommended Books

For further reading we recommend the following books:

  • Turning Toward the Heart: Awakening to the Sufi Way by Shaykh Hazrat Azad Rasool 
    Fons Vitae, 2002; ISBN: 1887752463
  • The search for truth. The life and teaching methods of the Indian Sufi Shaykh Hazrat Maulvi Muhammad Sa’id khan (r) by  Shakh al-tariqat Hazrat Azad Rasool (r)
    Fons Vitae, 2010; ISBN 9781891 785436
  • Revelation of the Mystery (Kashf al-Mahjub) by Ali al-Hujwiri
    Trans: Carl W. Ernst. PIR Publications; ISBN 1979708140
  • The Removal of Cares – Fourty Five Discourses. (Jala’ Al-Khawathir) by Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani
    Trans: Muhtar Holland. Al-Baz Publishing, 1997; ISBN: 188221613X
  • The Way of Abu Madyan: The Works of Abu Madyan Shu’ayb
    Trans: Vincent J. Cornell. Islamic Texts Society, 1996; ISBN: 0946621357
  • Morals For The Heart. (Fawa’id al-Fu’ad) by Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Awliya
    Trans: Bruce B. Lawrence. Paulist Press, 1992; ISBN: 0809104512
  • The Hundred Letters. (Maktubat-i Sadi) by Sharafuddin Maneri
    Trans: Paul Jackson. The Paulist Press, 1980; ISBN: 0281037108
  • The Sacred Knowledge. (Altaf al-Quds) by Shah Waliullah
    Trans: G. N. Jalbani. Octagon Press, 1982; ISBN: 0900860936
  • Sufism and the Islamic Tradition. (Lamahat wa Sata’at) by Shah Waliullah
    Trans: G. N. Jalbani. Octagon Press, 1999; ISBN: 0900860812
  • Beads of Dew from the Source of Life (Rashahat ‘Ain al-Hayat) by Mawlana Ali Ibn Husain Safi
    Trans: Muhtar Holland. Al-Baz Publications, 2001; ISBN: 1882216889
  • Discourses of Rumi. (Fihi-ma-fihi) by Jalaluddin Rumi
    Trans: A. J. Arberry. John Murray, 1975; ISBN: 0719531802
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