Know that, after the performance of religious duties, requirements, and the recitation of the Holy Qur’an, this weak woman who hopes for salvation regards no action as nobler than the remembrance of the spiritual states and stations of the revered …
Dehradun, India (Original Language: Urdu)
26 May 1912: Today was the most important day of life. When I woke up in the morning to offer my prayers, I saw a different atmosphere in the house. My elder female relatives were busy in arrangements …
Lahore, Punjab (Original Language: Persian)
Extract from Risala-i-Sahibiyah (1640)
Translated by Sunil Sharma
Since my twentieth year I have had a sincere resolution and firm belief in the … order of the masters of Chisht (may their secrets be sanctified) and the ring of …
Badayun, India (Original Language: Urdu)
I was weeping inconsolably.
Someone was being beaten brutally. The perpetrator was a giant-like
monster, while the one being beaten was a tiny, dark-skinned child.
I do not remember clearly the people involved as I was very …
Isfahan (Original Language: Persian)
[From Hazin’s days of study as a young man]
During those days [in Isfahan], of all the strange occurrences and events, there was the passion for a beauty [with such] manner of beautiful qualities, that my heart became maddened.