“Laila” and other poems

Shaykh Ahmad al-Alawi

From Martin Lings’ now classic study, A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century, we present here translations of three poems by the revered Sufi master from Mostaghanem.

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The Path

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The Wine

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Follow this link for the Arabic original text.

Originally published by the Islamic Texts Society, and reproduced here by kind permission.