Syed Saifuddin Maizbhandari joins international Sufi meet in US

Leading spiritual personality Syed Saifuddin Ahmed Maizbhandari has urged religious leaders from different countries to replicate Bangladesh US model of religious harmony as four-day International Association of Sufism (IAS) is underway in the Embassy Sweets Hilton Hotel San Rafael California United States, according to a statement received here today.

“You can review the example of Bangladesh & US setting a model of religious coexistence and peaceful practices of religions,” he told the opening session of the conference at California of US and being joined by representatives of different western, African and Asian countries.

He added that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) preached the message of harmony and subsequently the Islamic saints carried his message across the world which still was valid in establishing peace and solidarity among followers of different faiths.

The conference staged a one-minute silence in memory of Bangladesh’s leading Sufi saint Syed Mainuddin Ahmed Maizbhandari, who passed away on August 17 last year, while director of the IAS Syed Nazar Ali Kinfer read out a condolence statement acknowledging his contribution to the spread of Islam and establishment of religious harmony.

“He (Syed Mainuddin Ahmed Maizbhandari) will remain as a source of inspiration of the people” who seek to establish peace in the world, Global Security Institute president Dr Jonathon Granhoff told the conference.

Rev. Canon Charles P. Gibbs said that followers from all religion jointly establish peach & harmony.

Dr. Nahid Angha- Co Director of IAS said that songs can be a way to reach Allmighty.

Among guests Dr. Shahid Atahar, Arthar Kane Scott –Asst Professor of Dominican University California, Charles P Gibs-Executive Director of United Religions Initiative, Dr John Fox, Khalifa Ali Ahmed
Abul Fathi from Nigeria also many presenter and participants of USA, Canada, Scotland ,Newzeland, Morocco, Egypt, Bangladesh, Costrica, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Ireland ,UK, France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark was present there. .

Verses of the Quran
"Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching."

- Sura Al Nahl 16:125

"And those who have been slain in the way of Allah,never think of them as dead; as they are alive with their lord,get their subsistence."

– Sura A'le Imran 3:169

"Show us the straight way,the way of those on whom you have bestowed your grace."

– Sura Al- Faatihah 1:5-6

"Undoubtedly he attained to his goal,who purifies it (soul) and he failed who covered it in sin or corrupts it."

– Sura Shams 91:09-10

"And say you, Work on, now Allah will behold your work and so his apostles and the believers."

– Sura At-Taubah 09:105

"But Allah was not going send them a penalty whilst you were among them."

-Sura Al-Anfal 08:33

"And he whom Allah leaves to stray,-for him you wil find no guidance or protection to lead him to the right way."

– Sura Al-Kahf 15:17

"Verily , the mercy of Allah is with the friends of Allah."

– Sura Al-Araf 08:56

Sayings of the Holy Prophet
"Allah said,'Whoever comes against one of My saints, I will declare war against him.'"
"Allah's saints are under his domes. No one knows them except Him."

– Hadith-E-Qudsi

Holy Speeches
"Hunger is a rain cloud.If a servant is hungry, Allah will shower his heart with wisdom."

– Hazrat Bayazid Bistami (R)

Holy Speeches
"Hazrat Muhammad put on his two caps of Belayet one on my head & another cap on my elder brother Gausul Azam Hazrat Syed Abdul Kader Jilani(R)." "Select food like the pigeon. Do not eat the forbidden food. Praise Allah along with your children. "Be converted into the soul of angel."

–Hazrat Gausul Azam Shah Ahmadullah (R)

Holy Speeches
" A leaf never becomes a leaf of gold, but a leaf can be converted to a leaf of gold by the order of the Wali Allah (Friends of Allah)" "I am folded with the characteristics of Allah generous like nature; so I keep myself Silent."

-Hazrat Gausul Azam Shah Gulamur Rahman Bababhandari(R)

Holy Speeches
" Baba Bhandari is crowned with the honourship of Gausul Azam.He has earned a vast treasury.I am the keyman of this treasury.No body will be able to dislock it without Me." "Oh Moinuddin! As you have taken the responsibility of my desciples,I am free from all tension and anxities." "Love for holy Prophet is the greatest wealth. It is only way of salvation in this world and the hereafter." "Keep yourself away from those worst men who do not pay due respect to our Holy Prophet ."

– Hazrat Syed Abul Bashar(R)

Holy Speeches
"If Eid-E-Miladunnabi is observed under the leadership of Government, all kinds of crisis will disapper from the state." " Make your heart fresh with the remembrance of Allah." " Salvation of this world and the hereafter depends our sending durud and salutation on our holy Prophet with due respect and honour." "The first recognized is Dhat (Essence) and the second recognized are sifat (activities & qualities). You first perceive the dhat (Essence) of Zayd and then his sifat (activities & qualities) like his knowledge, intelligence, etc." " Within you there are certain items: (1) Body (2) mind (3) Ruh (soul) (4) Sirr (secret) (5) Nur (light) (6) Reality (the Absolute Dhat)."

– Hazrat Baba Mainuddin Al Hasani(M.J.A.)