The Quran says that in the Last Era, ‘the Quran shall be lifted up.’ The Islamic Ulema such as Tahir ul Qadri say that the Quran shall be ‘lifted’ means that one day we shall wake up and the pages of the Quran will be blank, as if the writing of the Quran came printed from above. However, the Quran says Gabriel descended the Quran upon the Latifa-e-Qalb (heart) of Prophet Mohammad.
When a person dies his body is buried in the grave and his soul goes to the higher realms. When Prophet Mohammad left this world, his soul went to the higher realms. The clerics say that when the angels took the soul of Prophet Mohammad to the heavens, no place was equivalent to the eminence of Prophet Mohammad, as a result, the angels returned the soul to his body. This is a great accusation and this is blasphemous to God. Is God so unaware that he does not know to have a place good enough for the Prophet in his Realm?
His Divine Eminence Gohar Shahi says: Today you say that no place in the heavens was good enough for the Prophet and therefore his soul was returned to his body, but where was Prophet Mohammad’s soul before its arrival into this world? When the land and the skies were made for the sake of the Prophet, then would God not have a place for the soul of the Prophet that was good enough for him? Prophet Mohammad’s soul was returned to the place where it had been before its arrival into this world which is known as Maqam-e-Mohammadi/ Alam-e-Wehdat. This is across from Alam-e-Ahdiyat (Realm of God).
The heart of Prophet Mohammad was returned to this world because the Quran was preserved in his heart and those whom he wished to grant knowledge needed to acquire access to the heart of the Prophet. Those who obtained the knowledge of the Quran did so through the heart of the Prophet and thus the Spiritual Grace of his Prophet-hood continued.
When Imam Mehdi arrived He brought with Him the religion which the Quran refers to as ‘Deen-e-Qayam’ and the knowledge by which one may enter the ‘Religion of God.’ Imam Mehdi completely revived all the religions and intended to enter all into the Religion of God. Upon the arrival of this authority, this power, the Quran was no longer needed. Therefore, the ‘lifting’ of the Quran refers to the heart of the Prophet Mohammad returning to the higher realms.
HH Younus AlGohar: We have the true interpretation of the Quran. HDE Gohar Shahi has spiritually trained me for 3 years and kept me in the spiritual company of Prophet Mohammad and he also gave me some knowledge of the Quran. He also explained some of the Haroof-e-Mukatiyat (Secret Letters).
The Old Testament is not just one book, it consists of many books. Similarly, the Quran mentions many different books, such as ‘Alif Laam Meem’ (ALM).
الم ﴿١﴾ ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ ﴿٢﴾
Alif Laam Meem. That book is doubt-free shall provide guidance to the purified ones (Mutaqee)
This verse of the Quran is about Alif Laam Meem, not about the Quran. This is the book which is doubt-free and ALM is not part of the physical Quran. That book gives guidance to the Mutaqeen. The Muslims say this verse refers to the physical Quran. If this is the case then why does a common person read the Quran when the Quran is only for the Mutaqeen? Secondly, if that book shall provide guidance for the Mutaqeen then how does one become a Mutaqee?
The same Quran says that this book guides some and misguides others. How would you know if you are being guided or misguided by the Quran? There is doubt! But that book is doubt-free. In Arabic Hadha (this) is used when something is nearby and Dhalik ذَٰلِكَ, (that) is used for something that is far away. If the Quran is in your hands then it would be nearby. But here it says Alif Laam Meem, that (ذَٰلِكَ) book is doubt-free. What is the book of Alif Laam Meem?
The book of Alif Laam Meem is the Spiritual Knowledge of the Heart (Latifa-e-Qalb) and this is doubt-free. If one has ALM then do not doubt it, quietly accept what the book is saying.
Then in Surah-e-Younus there is another Haroof-e-Mukatiyat, ‘Alif Laam Ra’ (ALR):
الم ﴿١﴾ ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ ﴿٢﴾
Alif Laam Ra. The Book of Wisdom
Now what is this Book of Wisdom? Sharia and Quran say offer Salat, fast, perform Hajj (pilgrimage to Kaaba) and give Zakat (religious tax). What does the Book of Wisdom say? You cannot offer Salat? You cannot fast? That is ok; take this Initiation of the Heart (Dhikr-e-Qalb). The Quran of Sharia does not give any leniency but this Book of Wisdom does. Any method by which one becomes captivated and arrested in God’s Love, is the method used by the Book of Wisdom. The purpose is to connect one with God, not to force a system upon anyone. Even after observing physical piety your entire life, your heart is still void of God’s love then what is the use? And if you did not observe austerities but God’s name entered your heart, it is enough. The wisdom is that one becomes a Momin (Enlightened One) by any means. The Quran says:
لَا تَقْرَبُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَنتُمْ سُكَارَىٰ
Those, who have become accustomed to drinking, but possess a predestined-loving (Momin) soul in their bodies, your religion does not allow them to come to the mosque and offer Salat. What shall such people do? Now they need the Book of Wisdom.
When Prophet Mohammad came to this world he brought with him the book of ‘Alif Laam Meem (ALM).’ There is another book in which the religion of Islam ends and the Religion of God begins and that is ‘Alif Laam Meem Ra (ALMR).’ Then there is the book ‘Alif Laam Ra (ALR)’ and this book is for all humanity. The book of Alif Laam Meem is not for all of humanity; it is for followers of Islam only. In order to obtain the book of ALM one must use the intermediary of the prophet-hood and messenger-hood of Prophet Mohammad.
The Book of Alif Laam Ra was kept out of the religion of Islam and those who were not religious or were followers of other religions obtained guidance from this Book of Wisdom. The Book of Wisdom is not related to any religion and is not about sins and rewards. The religions refrain from certain activities but the Book of Wisdom says: do as you please and at the same time settle the name of God in your hearts! The first step is to become a Momin.
In this era there is no use of offering Salat and fasting without Esoteric Knowledge. Fasting is not just refraining from food and drinks. Fasting is to stop the Naar (Evil Energy) from entering the body and Naar is not produced by food only. If you watch blue movies and stare at women, you also obtain Naar. Today we see people fasting and at the same time they lie. There is a Hadith in which God said, ‘Fasting is for me.’
What does this mean? When God said fasting is for me, it means that fasting may help one to reach the Essence of God because between man and God there is an obstacle and that is the Latifa-e-Nafs (Self). Through fasting, the Nafs becomes purified. However the real purpose of fasting is to stop Naar and at the same time Noor must enter and this is the concept of fasting. To stop Naar from entering the body is only half of it. The vacuum that is created when the Naar is stopped must be filled with Noor (Divine Energy). The Divine Energy shall lead to purification. But today people are fasting and they lie at the same time so what is the use of such customs?
First of all, Salat and fasting were made obligatory upon Momineen, those who have faith and Noor in their hearts. If one is not a Momin and does not possess Noor, even if they stop Naar from entering the purpose of fasting is defeated. They have stopped the Naar from entering but are unable to generate Noor.
Hadith: Salat is not acceptable without the presence of the heart (La Salat Illa bil Hazoori-e-Qalb)
Today people are offering Salat in the mosques but it does not refrain from sins. Which is the Salat that refrains from sins? The Salat which is the culmination of all Momineen is one in which there is the presence of the heart and this is the Salat that refrains from bad deeds and Salat without the presence of the heart is show-off and leads to destruction. Quran:
(٥)الَّذِينَ هُمْ عَنْ صَلَاتِهِمْ سَاهُونَ (٤) فَوَيْلٌ لِلْمُصَلِّينَ
Salat is destruction for those who are unaware of its reality.
Salat is the only accepted by God when it is offered with the presence of the heart. If one engages his body in Salat, the world sees him and begins to respect him. But in the eyes of God his Salat is not acceptable because it is without the presence of the heart. Then, the respect given by people becomes destructive to his Nafs because he does not possess Noor. One day he will look at one who does not offer Salat and think, ‘I am better than him.’ Because there is no Noor, arrogance begins to fill his heart and thus this Salat of his becomes destruction for him.
Hadith: One who has the tiniest bit of arrogance in his heart is not worthy of the paradise.
The clerics say that on the Day of Judgement the first question asked in the grave would be about Salat, but not just any Salat. The Judgement would be made on the Salat accompanied by the presence of the heart.
In this day and age, the message HDE Imam Mehdi Gohar Shahi is giving to humanity is that you recite the Kalima with your tongue; if you recite it with your heart also you shall become a Momin.
Only His Divine Eminence Imam Mehdi Gohar Shahi has made this knowledge common about the culmination of Salat and how to rectify ones character!
For those who say Alif Laam Ra is Kufr, it is proved by the Quran. The Quran indicated that this knowledge was to come. This knowledge is not against God and through this knowledge people are becoming connected to God and humanity is merging into Ummat-e-Wahida from different religions.