IRSHADAT-E-WARIS PAK (R.A)
 

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Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) was a great Sufi. He has devoted a great part of his life (Approximately 70 years) to the preaching of Islam. His ambitious messages guided the people under the illustration of Quran and Sunnah.During his period of traveling he had visited the several countries, where he met with thousand of people and admitted freely into his order irrespective to any cast and creed. His countless blessing showering the people directly thus the chain of instruction to lead a life of moral uprightness continued through out his life. Although he is no more with us but his glorious irshadat are still remaining with us, which provide the permanent prosperity, therefore we have collected these irshadat from his biography. A few of which are followings

Irshadat about Unity of God:
Sakar waris pak (R.A) has explained the Unity of God in the manner below:
- Our sarkar said, “He is so omnipotent and all knowing and knows the inner as well as outer condition of your heart.’’
- Our sarkar said, “God is a true creature and an absolute sustainer.’’
- Our sarkar said, “One who entrusts his work to God his work is done by Almighty lord at a specified time.’’
- Our sarkar said,” One searches the truth through himself, his unity of God is imperfect,’’
- Our sarkar said, "The mosques and temples are one, whatever there is in the mosque, is also in the temple, only the name differ.”

Importance of ablution (wazzu):
Our Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) has declared the importance of ablution (Wazzu) in that manner
- He said, “One who always perform ablution (wazzu) and retain it, he will be one amongst the rank of those who are under regimen on the Day of Judgment.”
- He also said," Limbs of ablution (wazzu) will appear bright on the day of judgment.”

Instruction about Namaz (prayer):
Prayer (Namaz) is one of the obligatory tenets of Islam, Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) made it clear and often advice about it
- He said, “Prayer (Namaz) is the food of the soul;”
- He said, “Prayer (Namaz) should be perform with well intention and with heart.”
- He said,” Punctual performance of prayer (Namaz) is excellent and it is a sign of obedience.”
- He said “Everyone should abide by Divine law and it is obligatory to follow tradition.”
- He said,” One who does not perform prayer (Namaz), he will be discharge to the fold of our disciples.”
- He said,” The mosque would testify your prostration on the day of judgment.”
- He said,” One should walk to the mosque for prayer (Namaz) on each step, he will takes a reward 0f virtue.”

Instruction about Fast:
Fasting is the most exalted duty of Islam, Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) also emphasized the benefits and qualities of fasting
- He said," Fasting is also a kind of spiritual food.”
- He said,” Fasting is such a priceless prayer that those who fast are included in the Divine list of friends.”
- He said,” Fasting erases out our sins.”
- He said,” To display desire for fasting is the tradition of Holy prophet (peace be upon him).”
- He said,” Fasting is concerned with spirituality and increase Divine love.”
- He said,” Fasting is such a prayer through which men can overcome his ego.”

Instruction about Zakat:
Zakat is one of the five elements of Islam. It is compulsory for all those Muslim, who are well to do and fulfill the condition of zakat fixed by Allah in Holy Quran
Sarkar waris pak (R.A) often stressed on zakat
- He said,” Zakat is a lucrative business, for one rupee paid as zakat, God gives ten rupee and sometimes award seventy times.”
- He said,” To disobey the command of zakat is a symptom of heathenism.”
- He said,” One who does not pay zakat , he is too miser

Instruction about Haj:
Sarkar waris pak (R.A) also explained the qualities of Kaaba and the blessing of Haj. He encouraged his novice disciples regarding Haj in the manner below
- He said," Haj is the testing ground of testing Question, whoever was firm in this, he was included among the friends of God.”
- He said,” Whoever entrust his planning of Haj to God; surely he will get unseen help.”
- He said,” Whoever performed Haj with sincerity, his belief was perfect.”
- He said, “Haji is one who has discovered the original object of Haj.”

Instruction on Social Manners:
Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) clearly taught the fundamental object of social manner and has showed a correct way, by which we can achieve the greatness
- He said, "Do good with your enemies. It is a tradition of Sheire- Khuda (Hazrat Ali)”
- He said, “One who has enmity against his enemies, he loss himself because dust of enmity is spoiling the purity of heart.”
- He said, “Always remember a favour for others and if you performed any favour to other, forget it.”
- He said, “One who mention any favour perform by him, infect he lost its advantage.”
- He said,” If you get promise to carry out it because breaking promise is a sin.”
- He said, "Greed is a disgraceful quality.”
- He said,” Jealousy is an opponent of manners and ruinous of faith.”
- He said,” Never to take revenge even to an enemy.”
- He said, “Envy is an immoral quality and it’s spoil one's faith.”
- He said,” One should adopt distinctive quality of the earth, it bears the burden of all and never shift its load on other.”
- He said,” If one forwards a loan should not expect it return.”
- He said,” Obscurity should be regarded as a friend and publicity should be avoided.”
- He said,” If one is struck with adversity one's must be patient and offer thanks when in comfort.”
- He said,” Desire's of one base self keep one’s away from God.”

Importance of Dignity and Value of Pir:
Sarkar waris pak (R.A) in simple words has declared those points which may be regarded as rules of procedure for disciple.
- He said,” Whoever has no spiritual guide (pir), he has no faith.’’
- He said,” Success of disciple depend upon spiritual leader favour.”
- He said,” A disciple who has mere devotion toward his guide than his belief, his guide (pir) protect him in absence.”
- He said,” A disciple should desire that for which his guide (pir) has give a signal.”
- He said,” One who view with pleasure to his spiritual leader attributes, he is bless with Divine.”
- He said,” A disciple who think his spiritual guide (pir) is far off, is an imperfect disciple.”
- He said,” The spiritual leader or pir is useless, who stays away from his disciple.”
- He said,” A true and sincere disciple is one who regards the spiritual leader (pir)) place as free from blemishes.”
- He said,” A disciple should make his guide the centre to his affection and submission, one's who move from it, he would suffer and one's who obey him ,he would be successful.”
- He said,” A disciple should met his spiritual guide like a drop join an ocean, if he does not join, tell than he is a mere drop but he merge he becomes an ocean.’’
- He said,” The disciple of spiritual guide (pir) were many but the honorable disciple is part and parcel of only fortunate pir or guide, such as Hazrat Abu Saeed supervised the Ghous-e-Azam (R.A), similarly Hazrat Usman Harooni (R.A) supervised the Khawaja Ghareeb Nawaz.
- He said,” Whosoever followed his spiritual guide or pir with sincerity, he would be titled as Fana-Fi-Sheikh.”

Instruction about Divine Love and Lovers:
Sarkar Waris Pak (R.A) has declared that excessive love is the principle of his life and laid great stress on this point, he had explained the quality of divine love in the manner below
- He Said,” Our goal of journey is Divine love.”
- He said,” Divine love makes man the most eminent of creature beings.”
- He said,” Distance does not count in love, if you love me, I am with you even if you are at a distance of thousand of miles.”
- He said,” Angle were given partial love and human being has full love.”
- He said,”One, who is ruin in divine love, becomes prosperous.”
- He said,” If divine love is perfect, so the faith also is full and perfect.”
- He said,” If divine love is defective, faith will be defective too.”
- He said,” There is no arrangement in love.”
- He said,” Lover only sees the manifestation of his beloved in everything.”
- He said,” A lover is one who regards his beloved more than his life.”
- He said,” A lover has no connection with anyone else except Allah.”
- He said,” The symptom of real love is that a lover should constantly invoke his beloved and even for a moment should not forget him, otherwise that would be the last journey of his life.”