TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Introduction
Author's Word
What is Sufism
Development of Sufi Thought
The Origins of Sufism
The Fundamentals of Sufism
Structure of Sufi Orders
The Certified Shaikh
Al-'Ahd (The Covenenant of Allegiance
'Ahd or Bai'ah in Light of Quran & Sunnah
The Ritual of Sufi Wird
Khalwah (Seclusion)
Al-Kashf (Unveiling)
Al-Fanaa' (Annihilation)
Manifest and Hidden Knowledge
Al-Aqtaab
Al-Awliyaa'
In Defiance of the Qur'an and Sunnah
Notes on the Tijaniyyah Order
Conclusion
Footnotes