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:: Purification Gem No. 24: A Pure Heart is the Throne of the Merciful ::

Monday, Jul. 1, 2024

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

Ya Ali Madad and Ramadan Mubarak! This post for the auspicious twenty fourth night of Holy Ramadan has five parts:

  1. Gems of knowledge from Pir Pandiyat-i Jawanmardi, or "Advices of Manliness" of Imam NOOR Mowlana Shah Mustansir bi'l-laah II (a.s.);
  2. The refrain of the ginan composed from a ginan composed by Sayyed Muhammad Shah;
  3. A luminous dhikr titled 'Rabbi zidni ilmaa' (Lord, increase me in knowledge);
  4. Angelic salwat which is the anchor tasbi for the project; and
  5. Global Prayers and Three Grand Aspirations.

 

Part 1: Teaching of Imam NOOR Mowlana Shah Mustansir bi'l-laah II (a.s.)
In Pir Pandiyat-i Jawanmardi, Imam NOOR Mowlana Shah Mustansir bi'l-laah II (a.s.) teaches us about the causes of darkness and remedies to get back into Light:

Cause:
"O, believers, hearts which are filled with malice, which are defiled by doubt are straying from the path into darkness, the hearts which contain vile fancies, such hearts are abode of Satan and of devils." (p.23)

Remedy:
"But pure, loving and clean hearts which contain no malice and enmity at any one, or lust for things of this world, those in which there is nothing except the thought of the Truth, — such hearts are the Throne of the Merciful, and the seat of angels. Therefore, O, believers, see God in your hearts, keeping hearts well-polished, removing rust, dust, doubt and hypocrisy from the mirror of your hearts by the brush of firm faith (yaqin), and wash it with the water of religious knowledge, so that you may see God in that mirror of your hearts." (p.23)

 

Part 2: Teaching of Sayyed Muhammad Shah
In the following verse from the Ginan, Sayyed Muhammad Shah teaches us to love the Imam of time, NOOR Mowlana Hazar Imam:

Recited by Shabnum Merali

Eji Sahebji tu(n) more man bhaave
Avar more chint na aave
Duja more man na bhaave
Sahebji tu(n) more man bhaave
 
  O Lord (Master - Imam)! You are dear to my heart (mind),
nothing else cometh to my mind except You.
My heart does not desire anyone else,
O Lord! You alone are my heart's desire.
 

 

If you have the time, please follow this link to see the text, the literal translation of the other verses, and audio of this ginan. These verses of supplication soften, heal and purify the soul, and prepare it for enlightenment.

Part 3: Dhikr Section:
Let us recite a luminous dhikr titled 'Rabbi zidni ilmaa' (Lord, increase me in knowledge) in our spiritual hearts and create an aspiration to actualize the Light of the Holy Ahlul-Bait and Noor Mowlana Hazar Imam. May our spiritual hearts get filled with this NOOR and nothing else. Ameen.

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Rabbi zidni ilmaa
My Lord, increase me in knowledge!

Recited by Noorallah Juma

Al-hamdu lillahi rabbil 'alamin.
Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds!

 

Part 4: Angelic Salwat
Let us now start presenting a nazrana of angelic salwats to our beloved NOOR Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam for blessings, guidance and empowerment for the fulfillment of our noble wishes. May our beloved Noor Mowlana Hazar Imam continually keep us on the Right Path. Ameen.

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Allâhumâ salli alâ Muhammadin wa âle Muhammad:
O Allah! Bestow Peace on and through Muhammad and his Descendants

33 beads recited by Noorallah Juma

or

101 beads recited by Noorallah Juma

Al-hamdu lillahi rabbil 'alamin.
Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds!


 

Part 5. Global Prayers and Three Grand Aspirations
Through the barakat of thirty purification gems, tasbis and angelic salwat by many individuals of the global Jamat, O Noor Mowlana Hazar Imam, bless the global Jamat with:

  1. Spiritual and luminous tayid (help) to advance materially, spiritually and intellectually;
  2. Sunshine in our spiritual hearts and actualization of the inner vision of the Truth;
  3. Empowerment to present a Material Nazrana of time, knowledge and financial resources;
  4. Empowerment to present a Spiritual Nazrana in the form of a pure heart which is in a state of constant dhikr; and
  5. Empowerment to present a Luminous Nazrana in the form of a sound heart (qalb-i salim) which is in a state of constant dhikr and enlightenment.

 

Haizinda — Qayampaya
(Our Present Imam is Living and His NOOR is Eternal)

Thirty Purification Gems