Friday Reflections 13.01.2023

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the Twelfth Discourse of Shaykh Abdul-Qadir Al-Jilani from the book, “The Removal of Cares” (Jala Al-Khawatir), pages 88-92 in my copy of the book, translated by Muhtar Holland (1997). May Allah ﷻ bless, forgive, and guide us all. 🤲🏻 https://youtu.be/M4qL23kOyLU Recorded live on 13th January 2023.

Jantung

Jaga baik-baik hatimu, baik dari segi kesehatan maupun spiritual. ❤️🙏🏻

The Heart

Take good care of your heart, both health-wise and spiritually. ❤️🙏🏻

Jummah Mubarak

“Beautiful conduct (i.e. righteous behaviour), gentleness and moderation constitute one of twenty-four parts of Prophethood.”~ Prophet Muhammad ﷺ “Perilaku yang indah (yakni perilaku yang benar), kelembutan dan moderasi merupakan salah satu dari dua puluh empat bagian dari Kenabian.”~ Muhammad Rasulullah ﷺ Tirmidhi, Hadith no. 2010 (Mishkāt, Hadith no. 5059)

Friday Reflections 15.07.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I continue reading from where we left off last week in Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah's book, “The Path of Peace: A Vision for a Peaceful World” (2022), pages 10-18, where the Shaykh discusses Islam's Historical Contribution to Peace. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we transcend our egos, keep patience,…Read more Friday Reflections 15.07.2022

Eid Mubarak 🎉

May Allah ﷻ accept your prayers and good deeds on this and every year. I pray you and your loved ones are well, healthy and safe. Amin. 🤲🏻 Wishing everyone a very happy and blessed Eid al-Adha! 🙏🏻🎉😁 Allahumma salli ala sayyidina Muhammadin wa ala ali sayyidina Muhammadin adada man yusalli alayhi. Allahumma salli ala…Read more Eid Mubarak 🎉

Friday Reflections 08.07.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read from Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah's book, “The Path of Peace: A Vision for a Peaceful World” (2022), pages 4-10, where the Shaykh discusses the importance of refocusing on a path of peaceful reconciliation to present conflicts among Muslims and in the Middle East, which would be best for…Read more Friday Reflections 08.07.2022

Friday Reflections 24.06.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read part of the opening section of Imam Al-Ghazali's Ihya Ulum Al-Din (The Revival of the Religious Sciences), The Book of Knowledge, translated by Nabih Amin Faris (1988), pages 2-10, and discuss the importance of learning within Islam. Allah ﷻ inspire us to be among those who learn, increase…Read more Friday Reflections 24.06.2022

Friday Reflections 03.06.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Before we begin, my deepest and heartfelt condolences to my dear friend, Ridwan Kamil and his family on the passing of his son, Eril. May Allah grant Eril a place in the highest heaven, in the company of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the Awliya Allah, and grant Ridwan and…Read more Friday Reflections 03.06.2022

The Best of Humanity

“And nothing prevents people from believing, when the guidance comes to them, except that they say: Has Allāh raised up a mortal to be a messenger?”~ Holy Quran 17:94 (Muhammad Ali) One of the biggest hurdles to belief is that Allah ﷻ chose human beings through which to reach out and guide humanity. But while…Read more The Best of Humanity