A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

A Sufi View of Spiritual Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Sufism has been loosely defined as the mystical tradition within Islam (in the sense that, for example, Yoga is a mystical tradition within Hinduism). Actually, there are endless debates about how to define Sufism, as some teachers present themselves as firmly within the framework of Islam, while others regard themselves as teaching a sort of transcendent mysticism that underlies and gives meaning to all religions. (Those with a general interest in Sufism should refer to the links at the end of this article.) Bawa Muhaiyaddeen was a Sufi master from Sri Lanka who came to America and taught here for about a decade and a half before his death in 1986. I encountered his work recently for the first time and have been struck by both the divine atmosphere that suffuses his photos and writings, and by the unusual perspective his teachings give on the core experience of mysticism. One of the surprises was that his teaching on the afterlife initially appeared to embrace a limited doctrine of rebirth that I have never heard associated with Islam; and this despite the fact that Bawa seems to have operated firmly within traditional Islamic belief and practice. (For example, the recent book The Illuminated Prayer: The Five-Times Prayer of the Sufis by Michael Green and Coleman Barks relates that Bawa taught the five-times-daily prayer discipline of Islam to his Western students; though his primary teaching was that we should practice dhikr, the remembrance of Allah, at all times and not just while praying or meditating formally.) A resume of Bawa's teachings on the afterlife might shed some light on what is essential or universal among mystics, and what is incidental and perhaps not so universal. I am going to present a number of quotations, primarily from a book by Bawa Muhaiyaddeen called To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life . Nevertheless, I can't claim to have fully captured or understood his teachings on the subject. The book is a collection of short speeches and question and answer sessions, and while certain ideas are repeated throughout, there is never a systematic presentation. Bawa spoke more like a poet than a scientist, with the end of making people experience the truth rather than just understanding it intellectually. Sometimes he answered questions in indirect ways, and sometimes he appeared to evade the question altogether. Some of his beliefs strike me as quite frightening, but he presented his understanding of the truth with a sweetness that I have rarely encountered. Note: Since this article was originally written several years ago, a couple of correspondents have sent me additional information that has greatly changed my understanding of Bawa's teachings on the soul and the afterlife. It now appears likely that Bawa was speaking of successive stages that a soul may evolve through within a single physical human lifetime. This is a distinctly different position from other religions that teach of literal, physical rebirths. I would like to thank Barbaros Sert for this insight, though he is not to blame for any other mistakes that this article may still contain.

Arrival of the Soul
Regarding the pre-existence of the soul, Bawa has this to say: My child, what is called the ruh, the soul, is a ray of light that came from God. In the kingdom of the ruh, the souls exist as rays, as magnetic powers. Those rays were dispersed by God and

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Those rays. the qualities of the angels will be within him. Every new quality is indeed a rebirth . water lives. and those that fell on fire became fire lives. filling all places in creation.about 105 million rebirths. the light life. in this very birth. What kind of life each ray became was determined by where it fell. as the jinns do. and all the other states that a person experiences. . which energy it fell upon. mud. [. and ether lives (lives of illusion) were created. . the light of plenitude or completeness. the avi enters into this. These qualities and the actions that result from them are called ruhanis. Look at a person's face. -From an unpublished dialog supplied by Howard Posner The soul arrives in the unborn infant in stages which are completed by the third month: In the first month. that you undergo all these rebirths . air. then the qualities of darkness will enter him. he may have. without his even being aware of it.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen scattered all over. and upon the light and the plenitude. oil. Whatever a person gives life to within himself-each thought. gold. and ether. The rays that fell into the realm of wisdom. on the third day after conception. but depending upon where his ray originally fell. mercury. slowly the pure spirit pushes the soul in from above and life becomes evident in the fetus. joins with the embryo. water. into God's kingdom. .. By the end of the third month the soul is sent within that pure spirit and the embryo's movement increases. So many qualities will come into the person from wherever his soul fell. and ether or maya-these become ruhanis. -Ibid. If it fell inside of maya. p. impressed within him.000 prophets and the qutubs. that power known as anma. If it fell into air. became the countless lives of creation. If it fell on earth. he will be filled with many millions of thoughts and qualities. vengeance. water. Bawa speaks of rebirth as a metaphor for the spiritual changes we go through during our lifetime: It is while you are living in this world. p. air lives. lead.com/karma/sufibawa. In this way.. air. Each of these is a form that a person has taken at a particular time. for example . fire. or vapor. They are in opposition to the ruh. sorrow. and the many colors found in stagnant water. Within ninety days. the human soul. That is the pure spirit. he will have fire qualities. 115 Rebirths in Lower Forms http://baharna.] The ruhani is different. copper. whatever he brings to life using the angels of earth. The heart and the face reveal the person's state. Those souls which fell back into God were the 124. fire. each mantra. -To Die Before Death .htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] .  In the second month. which were constantly in motion. Every day. silver. each elemental miracle or magic. In the same way. They fell upon seven different places-upon earth. The rays that returned to Him became the seventh form. whether it be happiness. 79 Rebirths in This Very Life In one of his discouses. That soul sees only the One who is God. the qualities of water will be impressed upon him. the pure soul. If the ray fell into water. you are being reborn. the qualities of a monkey or a lion or some other animal. anger. The rays that fell on the earth became earth lives. the person is reborn in different forms within his lifetime. . dirt and stench. became the sixth form of life. If it fell into fire. A man may look like a man. the essence of the elements. Then the embryo starts to move.

bulb. its value decreases. If he does. So each changes happening is like a death and birth of that person in different states.com/karma/sufibawa. then he will be born with only two levels of consciousness. -Ibid. pp.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] . This may happen to the person a lot of times during his life time (one life not many). then he will be born as either a tree. if one misses the opportunity to realize God in this birth and dies. he will find the hadiths referring these issues. but only your face will be of human form. he will be born with only one level of consciousness. He will be born seven times at this level. . he must try and make the most of that. he will be reborn with only five levels of consciousness. It is only in this birth that you are a true human being. Person's state keeps changing. the sixth state of consciousness. So person's state keeps changing during his life time. and becomes capable of only a lower level of realization. p. He will be born seven times at this fourth level. The rest of you will be like a monkey or a donkey. If one analyses the hadiths in islam." one loses some of the potential for the highest level of realization. -Ibid. because the person behaves in the same manner again. 117-118 I originally interpreted these passages as a doctrine of reincarnation. and if he does not live up to that state. but that state is born again on another minute. shrub. But even so. his previous state dies. . The point is you should do the work while you are still here.. When a person looses his humanness in his life time and gets the qualities of the animals or acts like an animal everytime e. his unseen inner form or astral body (Batin) takes the qualities of the animal related to his state. violent or angry like a tiger or bites the people like a snake and hurts them with his words. . and if he does not achieve the maximum attainment of that level. pp. or flower. -Ibid. pp. he should at least attain the position given to one who is at the first level of consciousness. he will be reborn with only three levels of consciousness. And this state becomes visible to the eyes of the saints. in which we have divine analytic wisdom. 109-110 If you miss the opportunity in this birth. we will have given up our human form and be subject to many different forms and many different births. . 111-112 This is the human birth. pp.g. After each "rebirth. I was forced to rethink this view after receiving the following correspondence: I do not see my self as a knowledgeable person to make comments about the Shaikhs interpretation but I will try to explain this rebirth issue as far as understand. This is what the wise men were talking about. -Ibid. and in the next birth one will have five levels of consciousness. This wisdom enables us to discriminate between what is right and what is wrong . even once. 113 That is why it is said that if we miss our chance in this birth. they can see this http://baharna. There are hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) stating that such and such person will be resurrected in the day of resurrection in the form of such and such animal. -Ibid. So everytime his state changes. He will be born seven times with five levels of consciousness and a human face . grass. Then he will at least receive a station worthy of that level. and next minute he behaves in another way. 108 Thus. Bawa spoke of how a person who fails to realize God is "reborn" with various animal qualities. If a human life dies and is reborn. A person becomes violent and angry at one moment. you may have six more lives. In that birth. involving physical death followed by physical rebirth in the body of a lower animal.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen In other discourses. The sixth level of consciousness and the ability to discriminate is reduced. You should do it in this very lifetime. After that.

. and We are given only one life." I would not want people to take a credit from the shaikh's words to justify common understanding of Reincarnation . pp. Bawa repeatedly stresses the difference between one's inner state and one's outer appearance. Thus he says "only your face will be of human form. When I look inside. This is not like someone dies physically and his soul comes back in some other person's body or in an animal's body.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen person's inner form and understand what qualities one have. -Barbaros Sert (Personal communication." Also. Prayer has been reserved for you. here as this subject takes pages of explanations.S). . a cow. If He had already written your destiny. 21 Whenever you ask for forgiveness. it is we who prepare either heaven or hell for ourselves. That is why He keeps repeating "we need to tackle this in this lifetime. when discussing these lower rebirths. so there is no such thing as predestination." Bawa can see your animal nature by looking inside you. there are some specific reasons to think that this view of Bawa's teachings may be correct. The shaikh rejects the common reincarnation as we come to life once. In the first place. -Barbaros Sert (Personal communication. This may cause misunderstandings and wrong criticisms about the Shaikh by Muslim people in the world. This is called his destiny ( nasib).htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] .com/karma/sufibawa. water. This should not be confused with the common understanding of Reincarnation. he is called back by 'Izra'il. 1/31/2007) Aside from general questions of Islamic theology. -Ibid. or a crab. My aim was to explain what the Shaikh Muhaiyaddeen (K. it comes from Allah. and ether for each man is over. fire. . I will know this.22 However. a donkey. These are mentioned as deaths and rebirths by Shaikh Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (K. . the Angel of Death. not by looking at your outward appearance: When you pass by me and I look within you. air.S) himself so any criticism should be notified to me not to BMF or Bawa. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (K. this interpretation tends to harmonize Bawa's statements about rebirth in lower forms with his statement previously quoted under "Rebirths in This Very Life. there would be no need to pray. . and he gives the judgment. I may see a snake. -Ibid. I may see a lion. If there is any good in it. I do not have the authority to talk on behalf of Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship or Shaikh MR. I see this. a tiger. I may see something with four legs. if God had already written your destiny. -Ibid. Further." Because there is no other chance. Our destiny is written with our own hands. a horse. then handed over to God. 113 Free Will and Destiny Bawa says that we are not predestined to Heaven or Hell: My children. I will not enter in to the subject of common reincarnation and why islam rejects common reincarnation. p. he would not grant these things .S) was trying to explain to people by the term "Rebirth. instantly He will forgive you . a demon. there is a particular lifespan that has been allotted for us: When the allotted amount of food. . http://baharna. p. 1/30/2007) You can quote my comments in the website but please make sure that this is my comment and if there is any mistakes it belongs to me.

It is imporant to avoid cremation: http://baharna. 46 This form that appears after death is presumably the same as the final inward state that you achieved by the end of your lifetime. p. . you will know everything. will roam in the form of ghosts and demons until their destined time comes. When you are raised up tommorow. p. everything you experienced before. The forefinger is the writing finger . Then they are taken by the Angel of Death to be judged.eyes. It will be made up of our qualities. to repay the debt we owe to the earth because God made use of it to create us. In the same way.and inquire into the faults committed by each of them individually ." The Importance of Burial Bawa taught that is is important to be buried rather than cremated. nose. our form will change. . . 44 When we are raised up. all the attachments to your relatives will be seen by your eyes and heard by your ears. all the singing and dancing. one has a form symbolizing one's tendencies: When death comes. 145 State Shortly After Death Bawa says that our awareness remains in the body for some time after death: The soul will remain with you until you are placed in the grave. . you cannot do anything. hands. As soon as everything is written. -Ibid. your qiyamah (reckoning) is finished. "Who are you? What did you do? Whose son are you? What are the things that you have done?" . 86 The Questioning in the Grave Then a questioning takes place in the grave: Then he sits up and the two angels. 126 People who die before their ordained time. -Ibid. p. legs . Until your soul departs. -Ibid. Until you are placed in the grave and covered with earth and everyone has taken seven steps away. You will not be able to talk or move. . so the white burial shroud is used as paper. -Ibid. . . You are told. or are murdered. So the two angels will ask every organ . . you are given anesthesia so you will not be conscious of the pain. p. ask him questions.com/karma/sufibawa. commit suicide. but an awareness within your body knows what is happening. Before an operation. -Ibid. p. That is your saliva. . . but it will be as though you were under anesthesia. whether they die in an accident. They will say. will rise up in the form that we have assumed through our properties. There is no paper to write on. 164-165 During this questioning. p.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen -Ibid. but you will be aware of everything." . Then the person in the grave is asked to write what the eyes did. you will have to go in the form that you have assumed. but your body remains aware of what is being done to it. all the shouting and drinking. and then the judgment will come. . If our qualities in the world were like those of a pig. teeth. as discussed previously under "Rebirths in Lower Forms. you cannot speak or shout. we will take the form of a pig . you cannot move. Munkar and Nakir. ears. It is of those forms that the questions will be asked. . "You have your own ink to write with. "Write!" .htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] .

and I will send him to the fire of hell.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] . such a person will no longer be in the grave. p. The earth. 158 When that day comes. he is brought back to life immediately. p. Even at the final stage of our lives. you will be given punishment in the grave according to what you have done. He will be in heaven. you remain in the grave receiving punishment until the final Judgment Day: Your cycle on earth is finished. Out of these only one group goes directly to barzakhul-'alam without having to face any questions. p. he is in a palace. 138 Punishment in the Grave According to one of Bawa's statements. That place is in the heart ( qalb ). and that moment becomes his day of reckoning. These are people who have no attachment. -Ibid. Until that day. On the earth he lives in a palace. that trust which I owe to earth. it will be a palace. and you will receive lashes for everything you did. . -Ibid. . 117 Mankind is divided into seventy-three groups. his light and beauty and the treasure he acquired from Allah will be revealed. then as soon as he is placed in the grave and the mourners walk seven steps away. He has a palace on the outside and one on the inside. and in heaven he lives in a palace. -Ibid. snakes will come. the body. The angels will come. 172 The glossary to the book describes barzakhul-'alam as That sphere or realm between this world and the hereafter . -Ibid. -Ibid. must touch the earth. "I will forgive whoever pays back that final debt.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Satan will forever try to trick us. 240 We create our heaven through our own actions: What is heaven? Heaven is what we take with us. p. he will try to have our body cremated so that we will burn in fire and not repay our debt . The inquiry is immediate. 165 Heaven But those who have realized God in this lifetime do not linger in the grave: If one has made the world die within him while in this world itself. The soul resides there and is concealed . p. What is goodness? Goodness is what we take http://baharna. because any place he is will be heaven. When he is buried. . God said. He has no death. But whoever does not pay that debt will be punished. Wherever he lives. p. . 134 Additionally. They have died while still in the world. When they wake him in the grave. Bawa said that the body should not be in a casket or a vault shielded from the earth. while still alive. he is given eternal life and is taken immediately from the grave. . That is the correct way.com/karma/sufibawa. -Ibid. scorpions will come. . p. The place where the soul is contained in the body between the time of death and the time it is raised from the grave is known as barzakhul-'alam . -Ibid. and you have to wait until the final Judgment Day in this grave.

when I think of it. the trumpet will be blown by Israfil. Several times he finishes one of these discourses about the afterlife by saying things like: This is what people say.com/karma/sufibawa. There is such a thing called hell. a cat. If we have overcome it here. Even while in this world. or some other being. I have not been there to see it yet. p. He may have the form of a dog. Even now. 105 Then he ['Izra'il] motioned me to go further and look. p. Finally. one thousand or even ten thousand beautiful things will be spread out before us there. this is my craziness. and their appearance will be that of innocent children. I saw the fire of hell. why would I be here? There would be no reason for me to be here. p. and I saw that the number of people going to heaven were few and the number of people going to hell were many. When I was flying over. -Ibid. final judgment that affects everyone: On the Day of Questioning (Qiyamah). . p. 116 Hell Bawa had some extremely bad news for us in the hell department: I did see hell with my own eyes. http://baharna. I don't know. . However. They no longer looked like human beings.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] . -Ibid. or a rat. Only God can save us. If he serves the people in the world with his good qualities. p. his qualities must perform service to him. 116 A person's good qualities and good thoughts will become the celestial beings who will later perform service to him in the hereafter. -Ibid. it is the hell that exists within us that God shows us on the outside. A single good act is made into so many thousands of acts of goodness . Bawa seemed to be relating doctrines that he was simply taking on faith. the angel of air. 101 How Did Bawa Know These Things? In some cases. . -Ibid. and everyone will be woken up. the person will rise up in the specific form that he was reborn in according to the changes in his qualities and actions in this world. . I also saw the different beings who had fallen into hell. It is only then that this new form is revealed. For every small act of goodness that we take with us. I could see each one of the seven hells. those same good qualities will serve him in the hereafter. Heaven is the place where all our good actions and good thoughts have been multiplied thousands and tens of thousands of times and reserved for us. -Ibid. but had the appearance of dogs and various other animals. I shudder with fear. If I had studied all this. There is no hell there that is not present here. -Ibid. there is a later. and it is in this form that he will finally be asked questions and have to account for his actions. with their tongues and noses either missing or crushed . When that air is blown by Israfil. 156 The Final Judgment In addition to the judgment in the grave. Those who have not overcome it here in this world cannot overcome it there. then we will overcome it there.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen with us. 91 Whatever. p.

some were demons which had been created into gods. He also recounts meeting ghosts: In Ceylon I have captured countless numbers of ghosts and demons. and Sikh teachings on reincarnation in a number of major ways.com/karma/sufibawa. pp. and others were ghosts of people who had died prematurely. pp. 144-145 Bawa had a vision of hell. p. He also relates a vision of the Angel of Death ('Izra'il) who has four faces. Each person has only one lifetime. Buddhist. Similarities to the Doctrine of Reincarnation Human birth is considered a rare and precious opportunity for gaining enlightenment. 158-159). People tend to progress to higher forms. -Ibid. If you fail to attain that level of realization. Bawa Muhaiyadden One has no earlier births before this human birth. and cremation is to be avoided.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen -Ibid. you are reborn at the next lower spiritual level. For example. though occasionally one can be condemned to rebirth in a lower form due to severely bad actions. a certain reduced level of realization is still possible. Burial is necessary. Within that single lifespan. and of a tree with lights representing each life on earth ( Ibid. One physically dies and is reincarnated in another physical body." Each inner transformation or "rebirth" is at a lower spiritual level than the preceding one. Some of these had been conjured up by mantras and made to enter people. Differing fortunes in this life are explained as reward or punishment for actions in previous lives. the soul can go through a series of transformations that are figuratively referred to as "rebirths. Hindu. so that they could not harm human beings. pp.   We are held accountable for our actions and rewarded or punished in a life beyond this one. 168 Other things he can confirm from his own experience. discussed previously. Cremation is preferred. Peoples' qualities in this life result from the element on which their soul first fell when the soul was sent out as a ray of light by God. Buddhist. http://baharna. Most people never reach enlightenment. he relates meeting visiting graves and talking to the people there who are awaiting the day of judgment ( Ibid. Differences from the Doctrine of Reincarnation Bawa's teaching differs from the Hindu. as it helps to free the soul from this earthly realm so it can move on to its next abode. Everyone keeps being reborn until they get enlightened. 99-101). and Sikh Teachings One must be born in all the lower animal forms before it is possible to be born as a human. After each rebirth.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] .

that these sages of varying traditions are talking about a similar experience of realization. .From The Illuminated Prayer: The Five-Times Prayer of the Sufis . (p. 28) Muktananda explains that hamsa means I Am That. Variations on this mantra are taught by other Hindu masters. therefore. for example. (p. 27) This is known as ajapa-japa. some revese the order. is doing ajapa-japa . this practice greatly resembles the Yogic practice of ajapa japa. namely God is the only Reality and is completely One. Among the mystics of these varied traditions. the unrepeated mantra repetition. One who simply watches the breath. . or. It must be said with your breath. This would not be an acceptable position in Islam. It would seem to me. Also. it makes the sound sa . undivided   We need to turn our attention from the world to God   It is possible to merge with God inwardly Bawa said. or give a slightly different pronunciation for the syllables. associating sa with the inbreath and ham with the outbreath.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Similarities in Method and Realization Other aspects of Bawa's teaching greatly resemble other types of Eastern mysticism. Both statements assert your identity with the highest reality. being aware that it is coming in and going out with the sounds ham and sa . or So'ham mantra. This leaves open the possibility that there is some deeper level of http://baharna. in the book I Am That : Sit quietly. nothing is real. . Buddhism takes still another approach. the divine or Brahman is said to dwell within each of us as our inmost self. With every breath. it is heard as so'ham . Say it like this. and that they are alike in agreeing that breath awareness is a powerful tool for attaining this realization. Following is a teaching on So'ham mantra from Swami Muktananda. Il Allahu. . 124 Although Bawa was against the use of mantras. You don't have to make a sound. p. and this is the true way of practicing mantra. it is not uncommon for gurus to advise their students to synchronise whatever mantra they are practicing with the inbreath and the outbreath. Bhairava says that as the breath comes in. if you focus on the outbreath first. . by Coleman Barks and Michael Green.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] . In Hinduism. especially when combined with an uplifting thought of some kind that focuses one's attention on the divine. it makes the sound ham. whether you are walking or sitting or working or sleeping . good works. say LA ILLAHA IL ALLAHU. Whatever time or whatever place you may be. . perhaps the only common notion is that the Divine Reality cannot really be described by words or doctrines. which means That Am I. Say La Illaha Il Allahu. only God exists . but must be experienced immediately as a result of meditation. and for the most part tends to undermine our conventional ideas about the nature of self and the ultimate reality. and even the Sufi mystics seem to steer clear of any statements that would directly equate our self with God. while stressing that the real truth cannot be expressed in words. and spiritual practices. your tongue silently repeating: La Illaha. and as the breath goes out. and watch the going out and coming in of the breath . However. Do not even waste even one second! . Don't waste your breath. there is a crucial theological difference in the way that these mystics characterize our relationship to the divine.com/karma/sufibawa.

and that questing has allowed you to benefit from reading Bawa's material. 3. in the light of http://baharna. by M. the placeless location where each joins with the All. the doorway beyond egoism. I had the privilege of writing the introduction to the book so I feel qualified to comment on your work. The evidence is your insight that Bawa remains interested in the transforming power of experience of the Real rather than the coherence of theology or religion. Addendum I have received some additional correspondence from devotees of Bawa Muhaiyaddeen that I would like to cite here. I quote his message with permission: I just read your piece on Bawa Muhaiyaddeen where you review the To Die Before Death book. but may I suggest that you would enjoy Bawa's Book of God's Love very much. certain principles remain: 1. He is said to have deeply studied Hindu scriptures such as the Puranas and given talks upon them. A beautifully illustrated introduction to the five-times-daily prayer of Islam. You are questing for the one good point. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Many of Bawa's books are available through Amazon. Another correspondent places a good perspective on the deeper spiritual issues in Bawa's teaching. it stands to reason that he would give a slightly different map to different people.com. including Muktananda. In the first place. It is to open the heart. including the book from which most of the quotations in this article were taken. Love. Ahamed Muhaiyaddeen More Information To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life. If one understands that the mind trap is like a labyrinth and the Guru's words the map out.htm[4/23/2013 5:17:09 PM] . Wisdom is required to know God. So much more to say. The Illuminated Prayer. by Coleman Barks and Michael Green. He said different things to different people. R.com. 4. Only God is real. Bawa seems to have had a complex relationship with Hinduism. then each work will demonstrate a nuanced power to cause the remembrance to happen. 2. though Bawa once was invited to visit and gave a teaching at the latter's ashram. Divine Qualities must be developed to lay the foundation for wisdom to dawn. he could be critical of many Hindu gurus. thus always be a student. Yet. If that motive is there. However. Click here for further information on this book at Amazon. We are here together to learn.com/karma/sufibawa. that should motivate the reader of his work.A Sufi View of Rebirth: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen commonality in mystical experience that is altogether beyond the level of doctrines.

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