Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Ask those of Our messengers We sent before you; did We ever appoint any deities besides the Merciful to be worshiped?”~ Holy Quran 43:45 (Safi Kaskas) “It is God who subjected the sea for you so that ships may sail with His approval and that you may seek His favor, and that…Read more Sufi Meditation 09.05.2022
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong My Dad, Richard Kevin Armstrong suffered as a result of misguided beliefs around left-handedness that were still strong in Britain during the 1950s and 1960's. When Dad was at school, he was told not to write with the “devil's hand”. So ignorant was the education system at that time... This was…Read more Devil’s Hand 🤦🏻♂️
“Learning without thinking leads to a lost mind without any real knowledge, while thinking without learning often results in confusion.” ~ Confucius Learning and thinking go hand in hand, we can't effectively do one without the other. To be successful at one requires the other. You won't learn much if you don't maintain an open…Read more Learning and Thinking
Salam alaikum 🙏🏻 In this week's sohbet, I discuss the importance of education, being tolerant and understanding, and not jumping to conclusions about people. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/7fzb7vY7jsA Recorded live on 3rd June 2021
It was narrated that Zirr bin Hubaish said, "I went to Safwan bin 'Assal Al-Muradi and he said, 'What brought you here?' I said, 'I am seeking knowledge.' He said, 'I heard the Messenger of Allah say, "There is no one who goes out of his house in order to seek knowledge, but the angels…Read more Blessing of Education
A poignant reminder of how far technology has progressed during my lifetime. This is how computers were during my childhood. There was no Instagram or Facebook, and the only times I used the precursors to the internet before I went to university were at school. Many people didn't have computers at home, and those who…Read more Email 1980’s Style!