The three imperative characteristics the Shuyukh of Ashrafiya spiritual path (tareeq) try to cultivate in their disciples (murid) are,
1. Absolute following of the Shariah in all situations and under all circumstances
2. Always trying to rectify the lower-self (islah e nafs)
3. A profound conviction that this worldly life is transient and the real and permanent destination is the here-after.
Malfozat e ‘asr e hazera, page 11