Dec 15, 2001
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In this article, I will analyse an Arabic treatise by Abu Said Muhammedel-Khadimi (d. 1762-63) concerning the famous sufi order ofNaqshbandiyya. This small treatise comprises of the followings sections:The principles of Naqshbandi order, correct belief in God, truerepentance, allegience to the sunna of the prophet, practicing religiousrules in fullness, abstaining from commiting illicit acts, purifying thesoul from evils, avoiding from vices and having good morals. Throughexplaing these themes, I will try to lay down the views of el-Khadimi onsufism in general end Naqshbandi order in particular.