This unprecedented series is based on hundreds of transcripts of spiritual discourses of Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani, 40th master of the preeminent Naqshbandi Golden Chain, which dates back to Prophet Muhammad, may the peace and blessing of God be upon him. World renowned for his moderate interpretation of traditional Islamic teachings, for sixty years Shaykh Nazim has been instrumental in spreading spiritual awareness to millions. Seekers around the world eagerly logon daily to his live broadcast on Sufilive.com, hoping to absorb his divinely inspired guidance on issues that impact all humanity. A testament to their popularity, these discourses are translated live into a dozen languages. Shaykh Nazim is ranked 49th in the ground-breaking book compiled by Georgetown University, "The 500 Most Influential Muslims-2009". In June 2010, he was the only Muslim leader to meet with His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, during the pontiff's visit to Cyprus.