Ibn Taymiyyah’s Personal Account Of His Damascus Trial (Part 1)

In the name of God, the Ever-Merciful, the Mercy-Giving

1. Praise be to God, the Ever-Merciful, the Mercy-Giving, Master of the Day of Judgment. I bear witness that there is no god except God alone, Who has no partner, no aid and no assistant. And I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and His messenger whom He sent to all of humanity, may God’s blessings and abundant salutations be upon him, his family, his Companions and the rest of God’s righteous servants. Continue reading →

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Shah Waliullah: Training the Traveller of the Spiritual Path

The training of travellers has successive stages. Firstly, he must correct his beliefs. Thus when an individual is desirous of the divine path, first command him to correct his beliefs, according to the creed of the pious forebears.

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