The benefits of association with a Shaikh-E-Kaamil are manifold. To find out who is a Shaikh-E-Kamil please click on the link at the end of this article.
Among such benefits are:
- The noble and lofty qualities of the Shaikh slowly develop in the mureed (disciple)
- Even if one is not totally reformed, one will have gained the ability to discern and recognise faults.
- The mureed follows the Shaikh in character and habit.
- Attainment of joy and pleasure in Thikr and Ibaadat.
- Enhancement in courage.
- The obtainal of clarification and contentment from the Shaikh in the event of a spiritual condition settling over the mureed.
- The mureed will discern his own spiritual condition which becomes manifest in the talks of the Shaikh, such talks being the essence of the masa-il (rules)
- Increase in the desire to practice virtue.
- The mureeds ability becomes manifest to him.
- Love for Allah Ta’laa increases.
- Quick attainment of cure for spiritual ailments.
- Obtaining the Dua of the Shaikh.
- Elimination of doubt and uncertainty as a result of the Noor emanating from the heart of the Shaikh. This Noor has its effect on the mureed. Spiritual darkness is dispelled by this Noor, The reality of all things thus becomes manifest. There are degrees regarding the efficacy of this Noor, depending on the degree of fertility of the disposition of the mureed. One of high and noble disposition can attain full beneficial effect of this Noor by merely looking at such Shaikhs of perfection. In such cases the mureed attains spiritual progress and ranks, without even physical association with the Shaikh.
Shariat And Tasawwuf