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the Naqshbandi Awrad

The awrad, or daily practices of the Naqshbandiyya.

Awrad, plural of wird, means continual, and hence daily, practices. The Arabic word wird means source or place of return, literally 'watering hole'.

We quote four levels of practice here: the wird of the fourth group, the wird of the third group, the wird of the Prepared and the wird of the People of Determination. Historically Naqshbandi practices would would have started with the wird of the Prepared, but a more graduated approach was introduced to account for modern conditions and the needs of new Muslims in particular.


We will be publishing the different naqshbandi awrad shortly along with a PDF of the Naqshbandi Way by Sheikh Abdullah a-Daghastani with commentary by Sheikh Nazim.


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