Author: Shaikh 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani/Muhtar Holland
Publisher: Al-Baz Publishing
Pages: 123 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
Shaikh Abd al-Qadir al Jilani lived almost a thousand years ago, but his words transcend the time and space in which they were recorded to span the centuries without difficulty.Revered to this day as the supreme spiritual helper (al-Ghawth al-A’zam), the Shaikh (may Allah be well pleased with him) addresses his audience at a level that bypasses the obstacles of the hearth and mind.
This book, The Secret of Secrets (Sirr al-Asrar_ is perhaps one of his most important works, expounding different aspects of the spiritual path, both exoteric and esoteric. Divided into twenty-four sections, the essential stages and prerequisites for the journey back to Allah are laid out in detail. Any seeker of the spiritual life will find immense benefit in reading the wise words of Shaikh Abd al-Qadir, written so many years ago.
Translated by Muhtar Holland, one of the foremost translators of classical Arabic, secrets of secrets and our other volumes of the Shaikh’s works should be a welcome addition to the library resources of scholar and layman alike and of great interest to students, teachers, and seekers of understanding everywhere.