Awsaf al Ashraf: The Attributes of the Noble
Khwajah Nasir Al Din Al Tusi - XKP
After writing the booklet entitled Nasirian Ethics (akhlaq-e Nasiri), which discusses the noble tendencies and the sound rules of ethical behavior in line with the way in which of the philosophers (hukama'), the author of this treatise and the writer of this discourse, Muhammad al-Tusi, had it in his brain to put in writing a concise treatise describing the methods of the awliya' and the equipment of the seers in keeping with the rules of the wayfarers of the trail (tariqah) and the seekers of the reality (haqiqah) and one according to the rules of cause and culture, containing the sophisticated theoretical and functional issues that represent the kernel and essence of that self-discipline.
Translated from the Persian via Ali Quli Qara'i - al-islam.org
Magnification. for this reason it's been acknowledged: Thy compliment can't be encompassed; Thou artwork as Thou hast praised Thyself and above what the audio system say sin praising Thee.  For the folk of submission (ahl al-taslim), gratitude ceases, for gratitude is dependent upon the [idea of] restituting and compensating the Benefactor, and person who has reached this sort of aspect in servitude as to contemplate himself noshing, how can he position himself earlier than a person who's every thing? as a result the final word element of.
On Longing God, the wonderful and the Exalted, acknowledged: … and so they who've been given wisdom might be aware of that it's the fact from-thy Lord and think in it, and so their hearts be humble unto Him … . (22:54) Longing (shawq) is discovering the excitement of affection, combined with the soreness of separation, that accompanies severe wish. within the nation of wayfaring, longing is important after the intensification of hope. from time to time longing is attained earlier than wayfaring while attention of the.
behavior, and that that is opposite to truth in whatever demeanour, neither itself nor its hint is located in him. The `ulama' have stated that if one is such his desires too will be actual and are available real. The verse: (Among the believers are) males who really satisfy the promise they've got made with God, (33:23) has been printed relating them. The honest were defined as status within the related rank because the Apostles and the martyrs: (Whoso obeys God and the Messenger), they're with these.
to hunt nearness to Him in all one's concepts and intentions, and to this refer the phrases: … and springs with a penitent center. (50:33) moment, to wait with one's speech, this means that remembering Him and His favours and to recollect people who find themselves closer to Him, as talked about during this verse: None can pay heed shop him who turns penitent (unto Him). (40:13) 3rd, (to flip to Him) in one's outward activities, this means that being constantly watchful of one's acts of obedience and worship. those needs to.
Take any account of yourselves sooner than you're referred to as to offer account.  And if one doesn't take one's personal account and maintains to stay in sinfulness, he'll come across the day while he'll be subjected to reckoning according to (the Qur'anic statement): (And We set a simply stability for the Day of Resurrection in order that no soul is wronged in aught). notwithstanding or not it's of the burden of a grain of mustard seed, we will deliver it. And We suffice as reckoners, (21:47) and face painful.