The Secret of Being a Master
by D. Ghalandar
Translated by Nezam Manouchehri | Rendered by Dani Kopoulos
He was so sincere and kind with people that before long many people gathered around him and he guided them diligently. The followers of the Sufi path would meditate together, and then whoever had any problems would tell Darvish Mahabbat. He would try to address their worldly problems as best as he could. He never talked commandingly, didn’t ask anyone for anything and did his best to provide for those who wanted something from him. Gradually the reputation of Darvish Mahabbat spread so widely that every day more people came to join his following and soon his small quarters couldn’t accommodate so many disciples. Things got to the point where he completely lost his own comfort. In the mornings he was busy teaching and in the evenings he was solving the problems of his disciples until long after midnight. His disciples talked of his love and kindness and elevated him to a godly status. Darvish Mahabbat, indifferent to the praise of his disciples, continued to serve them for the sake of God. But he was also aware that few amongst them had come to seek Truth. The majority came for their personal benefit and to find a solution to their worldly problems. READ MORE
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