حقیقت و معرفت مکتوبات امام ربانی کی روشنی میں ایک تجزیاتی مطالعہ

A Analytical study of Truth and Spiritual Knowledge in the Light of Imam Rabbani's Writings

Authors

  • Usman Haider Saifi M.Phil Scholar, Dept. of Islamic Studies, GC University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Prof. Dr. Humayun Abbas Dean Islamic and Oriental Learning Islamic Studies, GC University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Ḥaqīqat, Maʿrifat, Riyākārī, Laṭīfah, Ṣifāt

Abstract

"In Sufism, the concepts of Truth (Haqiqat) and Spiritual Knowledge (Marifat) have been explained in various ways. However, Imam Rabbani (may Allah have mercy on him) has presented these two terms in a beautiful and comprehensive manner. Truth refers to the ultimate reality that transcends all limitations and considerations. Imam Rabbani has shed light on various aspects of Truth, including the Truth of Ahmadi, Muhammadi, Isa (Jesus), the Kaaba, prayer, Quran, and others. He has explained each of these in great detail, emphasizing that the Truth of Muhammad is superior to all others, as it is the ultimate Truth. Similarly, the Truth of prayer and the Quran is superior to other forms of worship. Imam Rabbani has also explained the concept of Spiritual Knowledge (Marifat), which is the recognition of one's own ignorance and the acquisition of knowledge that leads to the realization of the ultimate Truth. This knowledge is attained when the seeker reaches the stage of perfection, and their every action is in accordance with the divine will. However, this state of perfection is rare and requires immense spiritual struggle. When the seeker attains this state, their love for Allah becomes manifest, and they are able to recognize the beauty of Allah's attributes. Their actions, which may seem ordinary to others, become a means of attaining spiritual proximity to Allah. Even their mistakes and shortcomings are transformed into virtues, as they are committed in the pursuit of divine pleasure. Imam Rabbani's teachings on these matters are a treasure trove of spiritual wisdom, guiding seekers on the path to ultimate Truth and Spiritual Knowledge."

Author Biography

Usman Haider Saifi, M.Phil Scholar, Dept. of Islamic Studies, GC University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.

 

 

 

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Published

09-06-2024

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Usman Haider Saifi, & Prof. Dr. Humayun Abbas. (2024). حقیقت و معرفت مکتوبات امام ربانی کی روشنی میں ایک تجزیاتی مطالعہ: A Analytical study of Truth and Spiritual Knowledge in the Light of Imam Rabbani’s Writings. INKISHAF, 4(12), 244–262. Retrieved from https://inkishaf.org/index.php/home/article/view/432

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