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Spiritual Insights: The Threaded Pearls and Other Ba-a'lawi Treatises

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Mostafa al-Badawi (translation)

Paperback, 174 pages



This work presents five classic treatises from the illustrious tradition of the Bā ‘Alawī Sayyids, scholars and spiritual masters of Ḥaḍramawt in southern Yemen, expertly translated with full commentary.




The Threaded Pearls: An Exposition of the Method of the ‘Alawi Sayyids

Al-‘Uqud al-lu’lu’iyya fi bayan tariqat al-Sada al-‘Alawiyya

by Habib Muhammad Ibn Husayn al-Habashi


The Four Circles: Insights for the Brethren on the Circles of Islam, Iman, Ihsan and Irfan

Fath Basa’ir al-Ikhwan bi-Sharh Dawa’ir al-Islam wa al-Iman wa al-Ihsan wa al-‘Irfan

by Habib Abd al-Rahman Balfaqih


Unveiling the Truth of the Sciences of Reality and Removing Confusion from the Practices of the Path

Kashf al-Haqq ‘an ‘Ulum al-Haqiqa Wa Tamyiz al-Talbis ‘an Rusum al-Tariqa

by Habib Abd al-Rahman Balfaqih

- The answer

- First Principle

- Second Principle

- Third Principle

- Fourth Principle

— What Imam al-Ghazali Said concerning Eagerness for Realities

— A Comment on the Difference between Imagination and Intelligence

— The Obligation to Accept the Beliefs of the Virtuous Predecessors

- Fifth Principle

— The Various States of People with Regard to the Science of Realities

- Sixth Principle

— The Difference between Revelation and Inspiration


Prayer of the Drawn-Near

by Habib al-Hasan Ibn Salih al-Bahr al-Jufri 

- Prayer of the Humble

- Prayer of the Drawn-Near


The Seven Stages of a Human Being

by Habib Ahmad Ibn Zayn al-Habashi