Lo! Taste to the Arif-Bi-Allah the Sahib e Kul (Master of Everything) is also through the Zaat e Kul (Essence of Everything).
[O Real-Seeker!] Be illuminated that four Tastes are the Part (Juzve), which keep one barred from the Tastes of the Total (Kull):
1. First Taste: the Taste of different kinds of tasty fatty meals and sweet dishes
2. Second Taste: the Taste of sexual intercourse with woman (copulation)
3. Third Taste: the Taste of kingly governance, which is the taste of Dunya (World) all over
4. Fourth Taste: the Taste of continued study of Ilm
All these Tastes are equal. (You) spent your entire life in the study of the good and bad but alas for thousands of times that you did not become acquainted with the Marifat, Mushahida of the Noor of Hazoor, Tajalliyaat of the Essence (Zaat) and the Qurb of God.
O silly Aalim! You will be too much grieved thousands of times for not having attained the Marifat of God and will take cold sighs, will say Ah! Ah! and will repent over a lot! [Therefore, this is better that] you should search a Murshid-e-Kaamil and make him the companion of the Course who should restrain you against devilish sins and wrongdoing. That body in which the Taste of the Marifat of Lord has come, from that body all the four Tastes leave. Later on, it is found that the Taste of the Marifat of God is such a Taste by which comfort is gained by your dear Ruh and the indiscrete Nafs becomes dead [against its carnal desires]. That is why [the Outwardly] Ilm has been said a big Hijaab for the Marifat of Lord. That is, everything that is contrary to Ilm, is all Hijaab whereas the genuineness (and devotion) with Ilm is the face entirely (endways). Hence, it is pronounced by his highness the Ilm that one should kill the Nafs-e-Ammara and Satan should be believed as your enemy. You should not become the host of Satan and give up Dunya (World).
(Saying of the Holy Prophet of Allah Hazrat Muhammad Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam)
Tark of Dunya (World) is the climax of all worships and Liking for Dunya (World) is the origin of every transgression.
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