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:: Candle Post #45 :: How to be in the Spiritual Presence of the Holy Imam? ::
Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
Ya Ali Madad. Today, May 20, 2009, marks the 20th day of our 40-day project entitled "Welcoming NOOR Mowlana Hazar Imam (a.s.) to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada". Noor Mowlana Hazar Imam will physically be here in 20 days! Click here to view the activities for each of the remaining days.
In Pir Pandiyat-i Jawanmardi, Imam NOOR Mowlana Shah Mustansir bi'l-laah II (a.s.) teaches us about how to be alive in both worlds.
'Therefore, O believers, if you want to be alive in both worlds, perfect your faith, because (only) by the light of faith may you attain eternal life. And faith comes from and is perfected by the recognition and knowledge (ma'rifat wa shinakht) of the Imam of the time, and obedience and love for his followers. Therefore, follow your Imam, and be happy and united with each other amongst yourselves in order that you may be alive in both worlds, and in the hereafter you may become resurrected with the pious, with prophets and saints in the presence of the Imam, with the greatest joy at meeting each other again.'
The following verse of ginan is taken from Pir Sadardin's Sab ghat Sami maaro bharpur betha aaya describes the transformation of the soul of a momin through contact with the Everliving Guide.
|Eji||Satgur paaras munivar traamba ne
Bhete to sovan hoy
Ek ji o ji, jirebhai re
|O Brother||The True Preceptor is like the philosopher's stone
and the followers are like copper.
When the copper comes in contact with
the philosopher's stone it becomes gold.
The followers gain spiritual enlightenment
from the contact of the Imam.
He is the only Glorious, O brother.
Follow this link to see the text and the literal translation of the other verses of this ginan. These verses of supplication soften, heal and purify the soul, and prepare it for enlightenment.Part 3: Teaching of Sayyed Imamshah
The following verse of ginan is taken from Sayyed Imamshah's Hetesu(n) milo maara munivaro. Constant remembrance of our present and living NOOR Mowlana Hazir Imam is necessary because His Holy Name can bring us peace, prosperity, happiness, barakat, Light and the inner vision of the truth!
|Eji||Paak to Sahebji-nu(n) naam chhe
Tene jampiye saas usaas
Dur ma dekho dil maa(n)he vase
Jem champa ful maa(n)he vaas
|.....4||O Brother||The Name (or Word) of the Imam is holy and true.
Remember it upon every breath.
Do not regard (the Lord) as being remote.
He is present in the heart
like the presence of the fragrance in a flower.
Follow this link to see the text and the literal translation of the other verses of this ginan. These verses of supplication soften, heal and purify the soul, and prepare it for enlightenment.
Ya Ali, Ya NOOR Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam, create Sunshine in our hearts, light in our foreheads, and bless us all with the inner vision of the Truth!
Ya Ali, Ya NOOR Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam, grant the global Jamat luminous (noorani) and spiritual (ruhani) tayid (help) to advance materially, spiritually and intellectually. Ameen.
Haizinda — Qayampaya
(Our Present Imam is Living and His NOOR is Eternal)
Rakh Mowla je Noor te Yaqeen (Certainly, we trust in Mowla's Light only),
Noorallah Juma (email@example.com)
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
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