“Love For Allah,” by Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad, intimately explores the importance of having love for Allah (Glorious and Exalted is He), and the effects that love can have on the heart of a believer. Most importantly however, the book delves into how a person can develop a sincere love for their Creator.
The remaining chapters of the book explore the signs that mark those believers that truly love Allah and the benefits that are reaped for that love. These themes are explored through the stories of the companions of the Prophet (May Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) and the successive generations of righteous believers. Interspersed throughout the text are English translations of Arabic and Urdu poems, which highlight the concepts discussed.
Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad is one of leading shaykhs of Tasawwuf in the present era. Formally granted authorization (ijazah) in the Naqshbandi spiritual path (tariqah), he retired from his position as an electrical engineer at the age of forty to devote himself entirely to the service of Islam. He regularly travels to more than thirty countries transforming the lives of people all over the world. A testament to his deep love for Allah, his uncompromising dedication to sunnah of the blessed Prophet , and his firm adherence to Islamic Law (shariah) is that thousands of religious scholars and students of Islamic learning are among his students (murids). Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad regularly delivers lectures in both English and Urdu across the world. Furthermore, he has written dozens of books many of which have been translated into several languages. Online versions of both talks and writings are availalbe at the links on the left.