Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 01.04.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 In this week's sohbet I discuss different types of knowledge and the importance of wisdom. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/JH_Jj8WlwUM Recorded live on 1 April 2021

The Quran is a Living Message

“I am often reminded of Ibn Khaldun, who said, ‘[Deliberately] following ancient customs and traditions [of a faith] does not mean that the dead are living, but that the living are dead.’ I believe that the Qur'an is a living message that applies to my circumstances in today's world, and therefore, given to humankind for…Read more The Quran is a Living Message

Friday Reflections 26.03.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss Chapter 1, “Man's Return Home to the Original Source” from Shaykh Abdul-Qadir Al-Jilani's book, “The Secret of Secrets”, pages 13-17 in my copy of the book, translated by Shaykh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti (1992). May Allah ﷻ guide and inspire us all to live in the…Read more Friday Reflections 26.03.2021

Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 25.03.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 In this week's sohbet I discuss the blossoming of Spring in the UK and how this is a time of hope. Our ancestors were very connected with these natural cycles and the environment. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/TjMMIAv9ET8 Recorded live on 25th March 2021

We All Make Mistakes

Sohbet by Shaykh Muhammad Adil (24.03.2021) Our Holy Prophet ﷺ states:“Every son of Adam commits sin, and the best of those who commit sin are those who repent.” Our Holy Prophet ﷺ says that everyone can make a mistake. What is meant by a mistake is the thing that is known or unknown, a sin…Read more We All Make Mistakes

Allah ﷻ Defends the Believers

By Shaykh Muhammad Adil (22.03.2021) “A’ūdhu bi-Llāhi mina sh-shayṭāni r-rajīm. Bismi Llāhi r-Raḥmāni r-Raḥīm:إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُدَافِعُ عَنِ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا(Qur’ān 22:38). Allah ﷻ states in the Holy Quran: ‘Truly, Allah defends those who believe.’ Allah ﷻ defends the believers (mumineen). He protects and preserves them, says Allah ﷻ in the Holy Quran. Because believers don’t think…Read more Allah ﷻ Defends the Believers

Blessing of Salawat

Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet ﷺ said, “If anyone invokes blessings on me once, Allah will bless him ten times.” (Sunan Abi Dawud 1530)

Friday Reflections 19.03.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Over the past year, I've been asked a number of times about reading dhikr (remembrance of God) and salawat (blessings on the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and his family). So this week I read and discuss a little on this subject from The Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine, Volume 2, "Remembrance of…Read more Friday Reflections 19.03.2021