How amazing is the state of him who does not understand the reality of things! Bring your souls to assume their real traits so that the darkness of their ignorance leaves you, and the light of knowledge will be disclosed to them in order that you may rest from their worries.
Al-Hizb al-A'zam is a beautifully organized and comprehensive collection of invocations drawn from the Quran and Prophetic Sunna. Its wide range leaves uncovered hardly any area of worldly and otherworldly concern, and a complete reading might well put before Allah just about everything one would need in both this life and the next.
This ‘encyclopaedia’ of Sufism with its many teaching stories and illustrations provides a window onto social life and religious ideas in Fez a generation or so before powerful outside forces began to play a role in the radical transformation of Morocco.
This is Nabil’s picture of a Saint whose greatest miracle was being able to be everything to every-one. However perceptive, this is only a piece of the puzzle to which each one of us is in possession of a different piece.
The basic knowledge provided by this book will help Muslims to gradually become more intimately acquainted with their religion and to partake of a blessing pervading all their life with heavenly power, beauty and honour.