Abbreviations

ABBREVIATIONS L (in the notes) refers to the commentary of ‘Abdu’l-Latîf. * (in the notes) refers to the commentary of ‘Alâu’d-Dîn. Gibb …

Of His Mercy By Sanai Ghaznavi

OF HIS MERCY Malice and rancour are far removed from His attributes: for hate belongs to him who is under command. It …

Introduction

INTRODUCTION I.–LIFE OF THE AUTHOR. Abû’l-Majd Majdûd b. Adam Sanâ’î 1 was born at Ghazna, and lived in the reign of Bahrâmshâh …

On Giving Thanks By Sanai Ghaznavi

ON GIVING THANKS Ingratitude’s only seat is the door of sorrow; thankfulness arrives with certainty at the treasure. (Qur. 14:7) Utter thy …

On Being Silent By Sanai Ghaznavi

ON BEING SILENT The path of religion is neither in works nor words; there are no buildings thereon, but only desolation. Whoso …

On The Kalima By Sanai Ghaznavi

ON THE KALIMA As the inhabited world is computed at twenty-four thousand leagues, so, if thou add the hours of night to …