This book is composed of several
discourses given in Philadelphia during February of 1980
by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, may
God be pleased with him. These talks were given in
Tamil, an ancient Dravidian language spoken in parts of
India and Sri Lanka, and translated into English by
Professor Ajwad Macan Markar, Dr. M.Z. Markar, Dr. K.
Ganesan, and Mrs. Crisi Beutler.
production of this book from preparing the manuscript to
the printing and binding was accomplished through
volunteer work. Many members of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Fellowship gave their time, energy, skills, and
financial support to make the wisdom of these words
available for anyone who may be in need of their