Archive Pages Design$type=blogging

Gazing upon Parents with love | a meditation, an act of worship

Meditation through gazing full of love and compassion is a beautiful sufi meditation technique. Eye is the window of the soul and it is eye which often express the inner-heart. Thus creating loving-kindness, compassion (metta in Buddhist term, mahabba in sufistic term) in the heart-space, complementing with glance to direct that love - is the basic principle of gazing meditation.

The countenance of a loved person, face of an innocent child, eyes of a saint, any object that can help invoke and direct loving-kindness from heart-space may be the object of gaze.

The love of parents for children are the most pure, unconditional love and hence the closest reflection of Divine Love. The status of parents are so great that the Prophet mentions that "One who pleases his parents has verily pleased God." Casting / gazing upon parents with loving-kindness is a particular action which the last messenger of God, Prophet Muhammad taught and encouraged.

The Messenger of God said: “Every righteous child who casts a look of mercy and affection upon his (or her) parents shall be granted, for every look of his, rewards equivalent to that of an accepted Hajj (sacred pilgrimage).”

Those around the Prophet questioned: “O’ Prophet of God! Even if he were to look at them a hundred times a day?”

The Messenger of God replied: “Indeed! God is the Greatest and Most Kind.”
- Ref. Muslim and Biharul Anwar

And your Lord has commanded that you shall serve none but God, and that you shall show goodness to your parents ... pray saying: "my Lord! bestow on them Thy Mercy, as they cherished me in childhood." - The Quran, Bani Isra'il 17.23

Show gratitude to Me and to thy parents; to Me is thy final goal.
- The Quran 31.14

The look of a child towards his parents out of love for them is an act of worship. - Prophet Muhammad



99 names abida activism adab adamandeveit advaita alchemy alchemy of the divine Ali alka Allah almsgiving americandiary anab antiwar art article ascetic attributes audio authority award bahai bahaullah bangla bangladesh baul bawa beauty bengali bhakti bible bill whitehouse biography blog book booklog book review bosnia breath bual buddha buddhism calligraphy carnival carolyn charity children Christ christian christianity Christology click comparative comparative religion compassion consciousness contemplative tradition conversation cosmology counsel creative creative thought creative thoughts crucifixion current affairs dante darshan death deception democracy desert spirituality destiny devotion Dhikr diary documentary donation download dreamwork DVD dying earth ecospirituality ego egypt eid end time enlightenment eschatology esoteric ethics event evil exegesis exergesis experience faith fast fasting feminine folk forgiveness fundraising ghayb gita globaloneness gnosis God golden sufi gospel governance gratitude guestblog guide on the path gurdjieff hadith hadra hafez hafiz haiku hajj haqiqat haqqu hasidic headscarf headscarves healing health heart hinduism history humanright humor husayn illusion imran-hosein in_quest_of_oasis inayat khan infographic inspiration integral spirituality interview islam islamophobia jesus Jesus Christ Jewish journalism judaism justice kabir kahlil gibran kenwilber Koan Koran krishna language last age law of attraction life link Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee love love. inspiration lyric mahmud shabistari maktub malamat mansur hallaj mary mary magdalene Mawlid meditation meditative quranic verse mercy metaphysics miracle miraj Mohammad mosque movie Muhammad music muslim mystic mysticism mysticsaint poetry mysticsaint prayer mysticsaint thought Nachman naomi naqshbandi nature news news. jesus tomb old age oneness origin original osho palestine paradox peace philosophy photography pir zia inayat khan pluralism podcast poem poem on God poetry poety poll porshee positive psychology poverty practice prayer presence present project Prophet Muhammad protest psychology qawwali question quote Quran quranic qurbani rabbi meir ben Baruch ramadan reality reincarnation relation religion Remembrance resource Resurrection retreat review roundup rumi sacred activism sacred geometry sacrifice saint saints saying sayings of Prophet science secularism self service Shadhiliyya shamanism Shamcher Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee shrine Sidi Sikh social media sohbet song soul sound speedlink spiritual spirituality spiritual materials statistics story submission sufi sufihaqqu sufi healing sufi-infographic sufi podcast sufi poetry carnival sufis sufism sufism. hinduism sufism wisdom sufi tale sufi tariqa sufi wisdom surrender survey symbology tafsir tagore tantra tao teaching technology ted temple terrorism thelogy the secret thought thoughts time translation travel tribute truth unity upanishad vatican veda veil video view violence visit webcast wisdom witness woman workshop worship yoga zakat zawiya zen zen mind Zikr
Technology of the Heart: Gazing upon Parents with love | a meditation, an act of worship
Gazing upon Parents with love | a meditation, an act of worship
Technology of the Heart
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago