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October 30th, 2008

Physical descent versus spiritual relationship

In his book Tiryaq-ul-Qulub, in a lengthy footnote, discussing the significance of the ‘Aal’ of a prophet, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad has contrasted the value and worth of being merely descended in the physical and family sense from a prophet with spiritual descent. Obviously, this applies to the family and followers of any spiritual leader.

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This is from Ruhani Khaza’in, vol. 15, pages 363-366, footnote.

One Response to “Physical descent versus spiritual relationship”

  1. I wish I could read urdu.  I hope the aaiil or the AMI choose to translate this book soon.  I would be thrilled to have the oppurtunity to read it.

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