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Pir Press

Irshad: Wisdom of a Sufi Master

Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak

Hardback, 680 pages

9781879708006

 

This work by Sheikh Mozaffer Ozak al-Jerrahi – translated into English for the first time by Muhtar Holland – charts the Sufi spiritual path and discipline through discourse and dialogue, story and prayer, scriptural commentary and spontaneous mystical teachings in worship and action.

Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak al-Jerrahi was born in Istanbul in 1916. (d 1985) He was educated by a succession of wise and learned teachers who instructed him in all branches of the Islamic tradition. He became Muezzin and eventually Imam to many of the mosques of Istanbul. He later retired from the office of Imam and preached the Friday prayers at a mosque near the famous Istanbul book market, where he owned a shop specializing in rare and antique books. He was a prolific author in the Turkish language. For twenty years, he was the Sheikh of the Halveti-Jerrahi Order. 

THE THIRTY-THREE DISCOURSES

  • The Beautiful Names of Allah
  • The Beloved Messenger of Allah
  • The Perfection of Faith
  • a Mercy to All the Worlds
  • The Duties of Children

  • Salvation from the Fire of Hell
  • Opening the Gates of Paradise
  • Benedictions on the Blessed Prophet
  • The Mysteries of Ritual Prayer The Duties of Parents
  • Self-Sacrifice

  • The Blessed Month of Ramadan
  • Patience and Absolution
  • Forbearance
  • The Blessed Day of Congregation
  • The True Festival

  • The Spirit of the Holy Qur'an
  • Die Before You Die
  • Divine Remembrance
  • The Birth of the Blessed Prophet
  • The Heavenly Ascension
  • Every Soul Shall Taste Death
  • Teachers: True and False
  • Fear of the Lord
  • Forbidden Fruit
  • When the Trumpet Shall Sound
  • Mysteries of the Forenoon and Night
  • Mysteries of the Night of Power
  • The Affirmation of Divine Unity
  • Forgiveness and Generosity
  • Repentance and the Light of Guidance
  • Belief and Practice
  • Unity in Brotherhood