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This page is a reference for those who would like to develop their connection with Allah (swt) by taking the Naqshbandi-Mujaddid path. Linked below are a few texts / audios describing important aspects in the spiritual progress of a seeker.

Excerpted from Wisdom for the Seeker, this special letter describes a daily regimen of dhikr and reflection.

A brief talk by Shaykh Mustafa Kamal summarizing important points a Salik should remember with regards to his/her daily routine (Muamulaat).

A letter concerning the Dhikr of the Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Tariqah in Italian.

Excerpts from Shajarah Tayyibah in Bahasa Malaysia.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Should one close his eyes while doing muraqabah?

Closing one’s eyes during muraqabah is recommended to avoid distractions.


2) I fall asleep during muraqabah. What should I do about it?

If you sit for muraqabah and then fall asleep, that is fine. If a phone is plugged into the socket for charging, it will keep charging regardless of whether the phone is on or off. It is the same with us, if we sit with the intention of muraqabah but then fall asleep, we will benefit inshaAllah.


3) Is there a certain limit on the numbers of hours of muraqabah one can do in a day?

There is no limit – you can sit for as many hours as you can.


4) Distracting thoughts often come and go in my mind while in muraqabah. How can I avoid these thoughts?

When you start digging to look for gold, you will first come across stones, old bones, clay, dirt, then perhaps copper, bronze, maybe silver and then finally gold. Similarly, when we sit for muraqabah, initially many bad thoughts may arise in our mind because, historically, that is what we have filled our inner self (batin) with but the key thing is to not let the bad thoughts create a traffic jam in your heart – if they come in, let them out through the other side. InshaAllah, with time, you will sit for muraqabah and be able to concentrate better.