Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rabita – Connection with the shaykh

The practice of rābiṭa is one of the essential methods of spiritual advancement in the Naqshbandī Order. Rābiṭa translates to spiritual linkage, connection or bonding with the spiritual guide, the shaykh or the Sufi master, from whom one learns the … Continue reading

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Women Sufi masters in the Naqshbandi Order

The great masters of the Naqshbandi Mujaddidi tariqah have not only blessed and authorized men to become masters of spirituality, they also taught this noble path to women, and often some of them were appointed as deputies, charged to teach … Continue reading

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