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Music of the Soul - new improved edition!
An introduction to the teachings of the guide of the peace and the love and the mercy to the way of Allah through the Religion of the Unity in the Sufi Way. This is the path of all the prophets and messengers of the way of the return to our Real life. It is a very important book for any student. This book is the door way to the new book
The Path to Allah, Most High. It is the garden in the way and the station of the love of the prophet Jesus, and the way of reunification of everything to return to the path of love.
Newly revised February, 2009
Prayer Book of the Shadhdhuliyya

from Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id al-Jamal ar-Rifa'i ash-Shadhuli

The Path to Allah, Most High  revised second edition!
I say, calling upon my Lord and calling upon His generosity, "O You Who created the tree of the world and Who gave it the fruits of the sons of Adam and who chose from among them Muhammad, O our God, guide us to the straight path and make us steadfast in Your right religion. O our Lord, do not entrust our affairs to ourselves, not even for the blink of an eye. Bestow upon us Your gifts and take us by you from us and grant us the gift of Your existance in us. Make us develop in the ocean of Your gifts through the constancy of the
tajjali of Your jamal and jalal. O God of all the worlds, by Your mercy, O Most Merciful and by Your generosity, O Most Generous, I say all of this as a reminder so that whoever wishes may take a way towards his Lord. 
He Who Knows Himself Knows His Lord
Walking in the Way of the Truth is the way of establishing the character traits of the prophets, the messengers, and the elite among the pious people. In this small book our Shaykh provides the traveler with encouragement, knowledge of the veils of both the blameworthy and the the praiseworthy qualities, a complete description of the seven stations of the way, and some of the meanings of perfection. 

How the Arrival is Realized
kayfa-l-wusul ya'ahli-l-qulub wa-l-arwah wa-l-'uqul
In this book our Shaykh unveils the meanings of the beliefs of the gnostics who know Allah by Allah. It is an ordering and a description of the stations and states of the travelers as they disappear and their abiding stations come to naught until that which has never existed perishes (
fana) and that which has always been abides and remains (baqa).
Newest Publication: August 2008  revised edition to be released in 2009
The Reality of Imagination
al-haqiqat al-khayal
This book provides a rare glimpse into the world of imagination, within the world of images, revealing the names of the Reality. Imagination provides both the dense and subtle qualities of the human being with the only path to true knowledge of self and God because imagination brings intelligible meanings down into sensory forms. This book is a must for every traveler on the path toward knowledge of his Creator.

The Secret of the Love of God
This is a day of love. We ask Allah, Glory be to Him to make this day continue, and may He reveal Himself to us through the revelation of His name, the Most Glorious. This Glorious name is the name of love, the Divine love. May He reveal Himself by that name to all humanity in every place and time. May the Divine peace spread. May the mercy spread. May the Divine love spread for all people. This is the song of the angels and this book contains the stations of all those who are lovers of God, from our Shaykh, may God bless him.

Spiritual and Natural Remedies
This book describes the medicine used by the Prophet, may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon hi, to heal diseases of hearts and bodies and to prescribe to others.

Natural Remedies: Supplement
This book is a supplement to the previous book Spiritual Medicine and Natural Remedies containing more remedies to various illnesses.

The Medicine of the Prophet
This book continues to describe the medicine used by the Prophet and contains a brief history of cupping and how it is recommended to be used.
Heal Yourself There is Medicine for Every Illness
Some natural remedies and medicinal herbs of the ancient world that go back thousands of years.

The Children Around the Table of Allah

This book is a collection of stories and sayings of some of the early Sufis, the people of Tasawwuf, who followed the path of the inner knowledge (marifa) of Allah, the Exalted. Each of them bore witness to whatever his Lord wanted to make manifest of Himself through them in the world. They were patient and trusting, ridding themselves of the comforts and benefits of the material world (dunya) in order to purify their selves (nufus) and their hearts to live only for their Beloved Allah. They persevered through the many difficulties and sometimes misfortunes, which they had to face in the annihilation of themselves. This is the real food and the real drink from this deep source of the love and wisdom of God. This is the true food for all who love Allah, seeking only His face. A profound explanation of the meanings of the Names of Allah introduce this teaching from the lives of the Friends of Allah, Uwais al-Qarani, Malik ibn Dinar, Habib ibn Isa ibn Muhammad al-Ajami, Shaqiq ibn Ibrahim al-Balkhi al-`Azdi, Rabi`a al-Adawiyya, al-Fadil ibn `Ayyad ibn Mas`ud at-Tamimi al-Maliki, Bishr al-Hafi, Abu Sulayman ad-Darani, Ma`ruf al-Karkhial-Harith al-Mahasibi, Hatim al-Asam, Abu Bakr ash-Shibli, Sahl at-Tastari, and Dhu Nun Abu Ibrahim al-Misri. Two discourses from the those early glorious days are also included: Eternal Stopping Places and The Compassion of the Sufi.


The Children of the Truth 

This book serves as a means for ordering and linking together the lives and sayings of our Masters and those blessed beings who lived in the time following the death of the Prophet Muhammad, prayers and peace be upon him, whose lives were examples of the Love of Allah made manifest in this world. These were the earliest of the People of Tassawuf (the knowledge of the Sufi Path) when to be a true Sufi, as one of them said, "Was to be a Reality without a name." Whereas in our day, to be a Sufi has become a name without a Reality.


The Ocean of the Mercy:
A Sirah (biography) of the Messenger of Allah (
sallallahu alayhi wa salaam)

This book, of the Life of the Prophet Muhammad, may the prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, the First and the Last of the Prophets and Messengers of God, Praised and Exalted is He, is based primarily on the Sirat Rasul Allah of Ibn Ishaq who was born in al-Madinah in the year 85 H. and on hadith, and includes commentary of the Shaykh al-akbar Muhyi-id-din Ibn al-Arabi and Sidi Shaykh Muhammd al-Jamal ar-Rifai. It has been compiled by Maryam Muhammad Abdullah with the permission and through the spirit of the guide Sidi Shaykh Muhammad in the Shadhdhuliyya Zawiya, the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem.

Tafsir of Juz Amma
An Explication of Quran 78 - Quran 114

My beloveds! You who aspire to the ways leading to the gate of the Truth (al-haqq), that you may obtain experiential gnosis [of Him], and seek provisions to tread the Path of your Master until He takes charge of your affairs, and thus attain success through the greater established road, which is none other than arrival to Him, while not turning your attentions to other than Him, to be gifted with His pure love, that you may sit upon the carpet of truthfulness in the Presence of an All-Powerful Sovereign  Open your hearts to listen to the Words of your Cherisher and Lover. For by His guidance have the guided ones been guided by Him, so they are the rightly guided, and whomever He allows to be misguided, then there is no guiding helper able to direct him correctly. To you now is the explication and detailed explanation of the meanings of al-Fatihah [Q1] and of Juz Amma [Q78 to Q114] in their shariah sense and their haqiqah sense.

Tafsir of Juz tabaraka-l-ladhi 29 and
Juz Qad samia-llahu 28
by Sidi Shaykh Muhammad

To you now is the explication and detailed explanation of the meanings of Tafsir of Juz [29] Tabaraka-l-ladhi and Juz [28] Qad Samia-llahu [Q58-Q77] in their shariah sense and their haqiqah sense.

The Deeper Meaning Behind the Pillars of Islam 
This essential book covers the topics of unity, ablution, prayer, alms, fasting, and pilgrimage and offers a truly deeper understanding of the real meaning of Islam.

Stories of the Prophets
All 21 chapters of the Stories of the Prophets contain teachings and lessons for everyone as the Guide explains the deep meaning of the life of every prophet with original illustrations by Huda al-Jamal.

The Taste of the Love 

"These are sayings that lead to similar meanings about the fruits and the description of love, because love cannot be expressed in any way by words or signs, except by those who have tasted it. However the ones who taste it do not speak of it, because they are so much a part of it. Just like one who is intoxicated  if we asked him to give a clear statement about the drink he has had, he will not be able to do so until he wakes up. The difference between he who is intoxicated and he who is a lover is that the first is temporary and the second is eternal. As was said, "The drunk will wake up and the drink of love will keep you drunk forever." True limitation is only associated with a limited structure with physical limitations, whereas this love has no physical barrier."


Al-Wird Ash-Shadhdhuliyyah 

In order to know the spirit of our Master, the Saint of Allah, may Allah have mercy upon him, it is necessary to look into his Wazifa which we have included in this book with the ritual ablution and prayer, since it is an exercise of deep spiritual importance and strength coming from the Spirit of the Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings be upon him, to the heart of his saint, to give light and knowledge of himself to all those who would follow him in his way, and it is the only piece of writing from the hand of Sidi `Abd as-Salam ibn Mashish which is available for us to study. Our Shaykh, may Allah be pleased with him, has unveiled for us, in his Explanation to the Wazifa many of the hidden meanings of this revelation.


Conversations in the Zawiyah
 This book contains conversations with and questions for the guide in his Zawiya in Jerusalem between 1977 and 1986.

The Splendid Garden of the Truths 

This book contains 48 discourses on the Knowledge of the Existence, and the Soul as an Image of Life through the Eye of He who Exists.

The Meaning of the Names of Our Lord 
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
bi-smi llahi ar-rahmani ar-rahim. The names by which Allah is known can be divided into categories. Traditionally the first two categories are the names of the essence (adh-dhat), such as Allah and ar-Rahman, and the names of the qualities (as-safat) such as ar-Rahim and al-Bari. And they can be divided further into names of the Mercy, and names of the Majesty. But the name Allah called the Supreme Name stands alone. There is a hadith which says, To God belongs ninety-nine names. So that while any two lists add up to more than ninety-nine, any one list is limited to this number. The names are revealed directly in al-Quran, or from the meaning given in certain passages, or they are names that are traditionally known, but are not in al-Quran. Some names are found derived from the Arabic grammar of the names in Al-Quran, but they are not widely accepted, for example, al-Ghaffar from al-Ghafur.

The Meadow of Poetic Truths 

The Diwan of Shaykh Muhammad Said al-Jamal ar-Rifa`i ash-Shadhuli is in the tradition of the mystics of Islam and to understand his teachings and his poetry, it is necessary to enter his world, the world of al-Islam, the real Islam, the religion of the Unity of the Prophet Muhammad, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, who brought the light and the mercy to all, and to surrender to the Light of the religion in the path of the Sufi way that was taken by all the beloveds who have come before. This Diwan is presented to all his beloveds especially in this country so that they can taste from the secrets of the reality and return to be what He created them to be from the beginning.


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Tafsir of Juz 26 and 27 available inshallah in 2006

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The Breath of the Truth

a translation by Maryam Muhammad Abdullah
of nafahat al-haqq by Fatima al-Yashruti

I will speak about my Master in returning to the days of my deeply happy childhood; for I was born and grew up in the noble zawiyyah in the town of Aka and witnessed the shining lights and heard all the knowledge and saw the standing, bowing down and prostrating of those remembering Allah, standing, bowing and on their sides in living with my Master, my father (may Allah hallow his secret), both in his everyday and his special life. And I am not able to bring to life the beauty of what I saw and heard; nor am I able to describe the Divine revelations which pervaded and were diffused from the existence of his secret by the lights of those manifestations of Muhammadan holiness.
This was the existence of the sublime Yashruti Breath which never ceases to perfume the atmosphere of Sufi existence, in the Breath of the Mighty, and the supreme and wonderful horizon. The Messenger of Allah (salla allahu alayhi wa-salam) said in the noble hadith, Surely your Lord is in the days of your time in the breath which you extend to Him.
I have gathered together this holy fragrance from the ahadith and wisdoms and warnings which were revealed to the heart of my Master, my great father, and with which he favoured and blessed the students of the Family of Allah, and with which I had taken and nourished myself from the greatness and might of the Promise (bayah) of the Family of Allah  those who follow the Shadhdhuli Yashruti Path from him, and who confirm it by their actions, and who travel on it in the stations and states. For they bring together actions and knowledge of both the Sacred Law (ash-shar&ah) and the Reality, and who reach the clear victory, for they are the sincere slaves of Allah.
Sidi Ali Nur ad-din al-Yashruti lived to be over a hundred years of age. After his death the station of the Qutb and Ghawth passed to his son Ibrahim (radiyallahu anhu). After Sidi Ibrahims death it passed to Sidi Abdu-r-Rahman Abu-l-Arish of Syria, who was the master of Sidi al-Jamal ar-Rifai ash-Shadhdhuli who is the present Qutb and Ghawth of the Shadhdhuli Path to Allah, and who lives in Jerusalem in the Holy Land of Palestine, and who is a teacher at the Aqsa Mosque.

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