The Pearl of Wisdom

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The Pearl of Wisdom

CONTENTS

PART† I

Invocation

Introduction

Preface

by Dr P Balachandran

Appreciation

by Hony Jt Secy Serendib Sufi Study Circle

Portrait of His Holiness Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

by Russian Artist Ahmad Alexander Vladimirovich Smeiman

Foreword

by His Holiness Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

Invocation to Allah

by His Holiness Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

PART II

Invocation

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Chapter1:Signs of Spiritual Significance††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter2: Search for God††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 3:†Search for a Guru†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 4: The Four Gurus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 5: The Physical Features of Man and their Significance†††††††††††

Chapter 6:†More Physical Features of Man and their Significance†††††

Chapter 7:Twitches in various parts of Manís body and their Significance

Chapter 8:How the Awe-Inspiring God subdues pride
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Chapter 9:†The Divine Word††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 10: Etiquette of Prayer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 11: The Prophetís (Sal) advice to Hazrat Ali†††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 12:Who is a true human?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 13:†The Four Ways of Worship††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 14:The Four Stages of Spiritual Development†††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 15:Charity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 16:The Different Types of Swamis†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 17:The Earthen Pot and the Brass Vessel†††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 18:The Duties of Man†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 19:Service to the Guru††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 20:Body, Trick and Danger††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 21:The Six Faces

Chapter 22:Faith and Determination††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 23:ďAlimeensĒ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 24:The Fistful of Earth††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 25:Dhikr†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 26:The Allegory of the Ship†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 27:The Story of Creation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 28:The Tree in the Desert†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 29:The Lotus Pond†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 30:The Mystical Meaning of Manís Body††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 31:The Twenty-Eight Arabic Alphabets in Manís Body†††††††††

Chapter 32:Allahu ta- aalaa Nayanís Instructions to Muhammad (Sal)

Chapter 33:The Ten Evil Sins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Chapter 34: The Treachery of the Swamis

Chapter 35: An Encounter with Theiwaanai and Letchimi

Chapter 36: The Creation of Manu-eesan

Chapter 37: The Kundalini Sakti

Chapter 38: The Closure of the Openings

Chapter 39: Bawa and the Bridge-keeper

Chapter 40: Theiwaanai Revisited

PARTIII

The Sheikh's Travels in Serendib

Conclusion

A Tribute to Guru Bawa by an un-named disciple

A Tribute to His Holiness Bawa Muhaiyaddeen by a disciple,

A V Arulampalam†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

The Pearl of Wisdom