Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel – Excerpts and Ebooks

mojcover3Salaam and Greetings of Peace:

EXCERPTS:

Here you can find excerpts from Master of the Jinn all in one place for easy reading. Some are previous posts and some are from other sources.

The Judgment of God – A Sufi Tale

King Solomon and the Jinn

The Angel of Death

Of Men and Jinn on the Day of Judgment

God’s Mercy and the Sufi Path of Love

Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel (official website, with excerpts of the First and Second Chapter. Also reviews and reader’s comments, news and author information).

Google Books (prologue and various pages, nice front cover photo also).

AUDIOBOOK SAMPLE of Master of the Jinn

Click HERE to listen to me read the Tale of the Faqir and the Bandit Chief from  Master of the Jinn.  The Audiobook will be released by June, 2014, God-willing. If your browser does not let you hear it, email me and I will send you the MP3 file.  My email is:  Irvingk1945 at gmail dot com  

INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW with the Author on the writing of Master of the Jinn.

INTERVIEW with me about the writing of Master of the Jinn and the Sufi path on Blog Talk Radio’s program Spiritually Inspired Literature HERE. I also read a story from the book called The Judgment of God until time runs out. The program starts after a short pause and a commercial.

INTERVIEW with the Author on Islam and Science Fiction.

INTERVIEW with the Author on Meditation and the Law of Attraction.

FacebookMaster of the Jinn has its own fan page on facebook, which you can join by clicking HERE.

TwitterMaster of the Jinn is on Twitter, which you can follow by clicking HERE.

MASTER OF THE JINN EBOOKS

Master of the Jinn is also available as an Ebook in the English language from Three Sources:

1. Master of the Jinn is one of the over two million Ebooks available on the Amazon Kindle book reader. It can also be read on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, etc. To order for only $4.99, click HERE:

EUROPEAN  and WORLD ENGLISH EDITIONS –  Ebooks

England – UK – click HERE.

Canada - click HERE.

Australia - click HERE.

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Spain, in English - Click HERE.

Mexico, in English – Click HERE.

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Brazil, in English - Click HERE.

2. The Google EBookstore. Master of the Jinn is being sold in English, Russian, Indonesian, and Croatian, by Google Ebooks for only $3.82. Click HERE to order. It is available in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Australia, New Zealand, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany,  Greece, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, and Japan.

3. Master of the Jinn is now an Ebook on Smashwords.  It is therefore now available on Apple’s iBookstore, Barnes and Noble NOOK store, and can be read on your Sony Reader, Diesel, Kobo, Scribd subscription service, Oyster subscription service, Flipkart (India’s largest online bookseller) , Baker & Taylor’s Blio.com, and OverDrive, the world’s largest ebook library platform.  To purchase a copy for only $3.99, click HERE.

Foreign Rights: If you are a Book Publisher or Foreign Rights Agent, and are interested in translating and publishing Master of the Jinn, please email me at: Irvingk1945  at  gmail dot com

Master of the Jinn has been translated and published in Indonesia (Sang Raja Jin), Turkey (Cinlerin Efendisi), Russia (Povelitel dzhinnov), Germany (Meister der Jinn), Croatia (Gospodar demona), Spanish (El Maestro de los Jinn), and Malayalam, the language of the Kerala state of India (Jinnukalude Nadhan).  It was also published in India in English, and is being translated into Urdu and Bengali.

To Order the various editions, click the links below:

English – Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel

India in EnglishMaster of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel

India in English Ebook – Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel

India, in Malayalam – Jinnukalude Nadham – Paperback

Spanish – El Maestro de los Jinn – Paperback

Spanish – El Maestro de los Jinn – Ebook

Indonesian – Sang Raja Jin – Paperback

Indonesian - Sang Raja Jin – Ebook

German – Meister der Jinn- Paperback

Croatian – Gospodar demona – Paperback

Croatian - Gospodar demona – Ebook

Russian – Повелитель джиннов  (Povelitel dzhinnov) – Paperback

Russian – Повелитель джиннов (Povelitel dzhinnov) – Ebook

Turkish – Cinlerin Efendisi

In the Name of the Merciful, 10% of all royalties go to charity!

Ya Haqq!


39 Responses to Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel – Excerpts and Ebooks

  1. Mohamed haneef Katib says:

    Assalamu alaikum, brother
    Takes us to a different world, so exotic.

  2. Muhammad Awa Balla Lo says:

    will send money order
    Salam and thank you

  3. matt says:

    Salams Oh Brother!

    May the Clear Light Descend & Infuse thine perception,

    Yay!! remembered at last! & now have paypal set up, will pay you for those 2 PDf’s of your excellent work I sent other people I long promised Alhamdullilah!

    May the Peace, Grace & Blessings of God Be Upon thee

    Mahdi

  4. yasmine says:

    You have great information here you share, I also have alot on the Subtle worlds and astral existence from an islamic perspective– I hope this is of interest to you aswell.

  5. Irving says:

    It is of great interest to me, dear Sister Yasmine. Please send me what you think appropriate by email, which you will find in the ebook offering.

    Ya Haqq!

  6. Vic says:

    I graciously accept your free gift and look forward to reading it.

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  9. ajikobi owolabi sulaimon says:

    it quite interesting to hear about the jinns ,i thing i will be very obliged to know more about the jinns.i would like u to send me the appropriate books to have the very knowledge about the jinns. ma saalam

  10. SufiSpot says:

    Would love for you to share some insight on SufiSpot.com. It would be my honor to promote your book on Sufispot.

    Thanks,

  11. Tahir al Rufai says:

    The Master of Jinn
    Chapter: The Angel of Death

    At risk of being politically incorrect, I must point out some issuess with this book that are reveled in the excerpt on the chapter, “Angel of Death” –

    Azreal (AS), the angel of death, would not fool with nor play ticks on Allah’s (SWTA) prophets. There is no intrigue nor capacity for intrigue in the maliaka/prophet relationship.

    There is no capacity for independence in the essence of the malaika. They are systemically submitted and implement the instructions of Allah (SWTA).

    Suliman (AS) would not become angry / would not express anger towards any malikut, who are by definition of their existence, in the service of Allah (SWTA). It would be arrogant and rebellious to express such a position before or after the death of his friends.

    The death of Suliman’s friends is muktub and the prophet, who is, – (essential to the character of the nafs – nofus – of prophets) – submitted to his Creator; he could not be a Prophet and be in a station that is exemplified by personal loss in this context.

    Suliman (AS) would be happy for his friends’ fate. For they served a righteous man/funtion and would be destined for reward in the better place.

    Malak al-Maut would not refer to Suliman (AS) as “Lord of the Worlds” – that title is reserved for Allah – Rubb-bil Al Ameen. To make such a reference is not in the capacity of makiaka and if it were, it would be major shirk.

    I would say that if the reminder of this book is consistent with the excerpt I read on this site, it is a fantasy and not the product of wise person. Allah inspires His friends and servants with Haqq. An author without that station has no business writing anything more than strictly historical fact. This book could not have been approved by a Sheikh of the Order. These stories are improper, insulting to Prophet Suliman and Azreal, and disrespectful to the Nurr-i-Muhammad from which all prophets descend.

  12. Irving says:

    Salaam Dear Brother Tahir:

    Please forgive me if I have offended you with this retelling of the tale of King Solomon and the Angel of Death. This story is an old tale found in the Hebrew Talmud and many other sources, repeated many times over the centuries. Here are links to a couple of further examples:

    http://www.isgr.org/angdeath.htm

    http://www.naqshbandi.org/library/angels/angels_30.html

    As you can see, many Sufi Sheikhs use these tales as teaching stories. Inshallah, these links may be of some benefit.

    Ya Haqq!

  13. Tahir al Rufai says:

    You have not offended me. I was pointing out technical clarifications regarding the revision of the nature of the stories and the qualities the subjects have acquired in the process of getting from the source material into the book advertised (i.e. the excerpts I read).

    Actually, the references you provide make my point. They reflect the accurate character, adab and the station of the maliaka and the prophets, with each other and most importantly, with Allah SWTA.

    Do I understand you to be saying that the book has the approval of Sh Nazim or Sh Haqqani?

  14. Irving says:

    Salaam Dear Brother Tahir:

    I have never met Sheikh Nazim or Sheikh Haqqani, since I am a darvish of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order. But the book has the approval of Dr. AliReza Nurbakhsh, Master of the Order, who also had two excerpts printed in Sufi Journal, which the Order publishes bi-annually. One of the excerpts included the story you refer to.

    Ya Haqq!

  15. Tahir says:

    I misunderstood, as your reference was a Naqshbandi Order website. Nimatullah Order would presumably then be a kol tarika, which traces its lineage to the first akhtab, Sheikh Abdl Qadir al Jalanni and originating with Imam Abu Bakir as Saddiq.

    Is a teaching of the Niamatullah Order (the hulka you attend) that Malaika have free will?

    I ran across this quote at IslamOnline this morning:

    “Angels are a high order of God’s creation, no doubt. They were created for the performance of specific tasks Allah the Almighty wants them to undertake. We may say that they were ‘programmed’ (to use a modern term) to obey God, and never to disobey. They are no free beings who can make choices: they have no freedom of will.”

    http://www.readingislam.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1236509050450&pagename=IslamOnline-English-AAbout_Islam%2FAskAboutIslamE%2FAskAboutIslamE

    Also, there is this hadith (selected analysis taken form IslamOnline as well):

    “There is a hadith which narrates how the Angel Jibreel (Gabriel) appeared before the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in the form of a man who needed to know about Islam. He demanded the Prophet: “Inform me about faith. He (the Prophet) replied: That you affirm your faith in Allah, in His angels, in His Books, in His Apostles, in the Day of Judgment, and you affirm your faith in the Divine Decree about good and evil.” (Muslim)

    As can be seen from the above hadith, belief in angels is part of our faith. Generally, faith is described to consist of six major elements. They are:

    1. Belief in Allah: That is the belief that God Almighty is One, Unique, Very much Unlike His Creation, Perfect in every way.

    2. Belief in angels: That is the belief that they are beings who obey Allah’s orders perfectly. They are made of light, they never make mistakes and are never disobedient.”

    http://www.readingislam.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1199279963825&pagename=IslamOnline-English-AAbout_Islam%2FAskAboutIslamE%2FAskAboutIslamE

  16. nakasaan says:

    Only God knows the truth. Human have limited capacity to understand.

    Whatever truth, I had a pleasure reading it.

    Greets!

  17. Fareed says:

    As-salam Alaikum,

    Please send me the book Master of the Jinn in Ebook format free of cost.

  18. mohammed kudu mohammed says:

    P/s send me the book Master of Jinn in Ebook

  19. fatima says:

    Ya Haqq
    Salaam
    dear Brother Irving
    how can we order free e-book,Master of the jinn”
    i would like to order for my two Bosnian friends, who would very much love to read your Book. Inshallah!
    I love your precious book very much,
    I am always thankful for this gift from you.
    Allah’s Blessings and
    Love
    fatima aliya jamila
    Ya Haqq

  20. Irving says:

    Salaam Dear Sister Fatima:

    I have emailed you the English ebook of Master of the Jinn. Please forward them to your Bosnian friends :)

    Ya Haqq,

    Irving

  21. DevilPoet says:

    Salaam dear friend Irving. How are you? I am sure you are fine under the love shadow of your creator. Be with Him, Die with Him and emerge with Him.

    Ershad from Bangladesh

  22. Irving says:

    Salaam Dear Friend Poet:

    Alhamdulillah! We are all well here, and I pray you and your family are also in good health and iman :)

    Ya Haqq!

  23. Jawid says:

    Please e-mail me the book.

    Was-Salaam

  24. Irving says:

    Salaam Brother Jawid:

    The ebook has been emailed to you. Inshallah, it will be of some benefit and enjoyment :)

    Ya Haqq!

  25. Jawid says:

    JazaakAllahu-Khair’ajiza for the book.
    I have already started with it. :)

    Was-Salaam

  26. Deen says:

    Salaam Bro,

    Pls e-mail me the E-book in PDF.
    Everyone above is talking about it.
    Eger to read it too.

    Was Salaam

  27. ichsan says:

    salaam,

    please send me the ebook

    thank you in advance

  28. Faisal says:

    Sadly,through movies like Lord of the Rings and such, now people are intoxicated by fantasy books as well.It would be better service brother Irving to let people read something solid and of use.

  29. Seeker of truth says:

    Please send me a free pdf of your book.

    I live in Saudi Arabia.

    May Allah reward you!

  30. Irving says:

    Salaam Brother Seeker of Truth:

    Your Ebook is sent :) Ramadan Mubarak!

    Ya Haqq!

  31. Ommar says:

    Salam brother Irving

    I was hoping If you might be able to send me the ebook or PDF version of the book, may Allah reward you for your efforts.

    Jazakallah

  32. Salah says:

    Salam brother,

    I bought the ebook for the ipad from amazon yesterday… the English version has very deep and profound meaning (what I’ve read of it so far). I’m also writing a novel on Jinn.
    It would be nice if I got the free pdf to read here at work too :)
    May God bless you and your work.

  33. Irving says:

    Salaam Dear Salah:

    I am happy that you are enjoying it :) As to the free ebook, since I now have a regular publisher, I cannot give away any more ebook, I am sorry to say. May Allah bless you with ever increasing love and wisdom. Ameen.

    Ya Haqq!

  34. Mohd ishaq says:

    assalam alai kum
    Plz send me this ebook master of jin free

  35. Irving says:

    Alaikum Salaam Mohd Ishaq:

    As I said above, since I now have a regular publisher, I cannot send any more ebooks myself, You can buy one for very little money, however, in seven languages. Just scroll up to see them all. Ya Haqq!

  36. a project says:

    Dear Mr Karchmar,

    I really enjoyed your first novel and I am waiting for your second book impatiently. I tried to contact you by email about a literary project that I am planning to focus on Master of the Jinn. Yet, I havent received a reply. Could you please inform me when your second novel will be published?

    Yours sincerely,

  37. Hello,

    I happened to read your novel and indeed it was a wonderful read! You have written it very well, that invokes tears from the eyes of the reader. One reference though, i noticed and cant help asking is this – “About Rebecca and Captain touching the pillar at the same time and the light that shone on them, and they seeing each other as if for the first time” — were they special souls or in other words, each half of the same soul?

  38. Irving says:

    Hello Raspberries :) Thank you for the kind words about Master of the Jinn. To answer your question, when Rebecca and Captain Simach each touched the same pillar at the same time, they recognized the inner qualities of each other, and began to fall in love. Since the Jinn built the dwelling and the pillars, it has to have some their innate power within it, including the power to communicate telepathically. It was that power that both illuminated the pillars and caused Rebecca and Aaron to “see” each other clearly, mind to mind, so to speak :) That is what I had in mind, anyway. I hope that answers your question :)

  39. yes, Thank you Irving. I was just wondering because, I heard King Solomon shared the half of his soul with Queen Sheeba, as Nature or God probably chose to have it. So wondered if your novel had the reference to twin souls..

    I loved the way you began your novel, especially the Master, the descriptions you used and with the birds singing. And of course, what touched me most was the first description of the Fakir. all that you have written about the Master is so genuine and touching.. It so much reminds me of my own Master, not in flesh though…

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