Sufi Meditation 20.06.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet ﷺ said, “The believer is the believer's mirror, and the believer is the believer's brother who guards him against loss and protects him when he is absent.”(Abu Dawud, 4918) In this week's sohbet, I discuss the purification of the heart and how we are likened to mirrors and…Read more Sufi Meditation 20.06.2022

Polish Your Heart 💖

“Like a polished mirror can reflect Light, only a polished heart can reflect Love.” ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong

Friday Reflections 18.06.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Making the Most of Each New Day” by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani from his book, “Liberating the Soul: A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Volume 6” (2007), pages 82-84. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we make the most of the time and opportunities…Read more Friday Reflections 18.06.2022

Allah Likes Smiling People

“Allah likes smiling people,” says our Grandshaykh. “The highest degree for the human being is to smile at every event. It is one of the signs of Iman (faith) that may be seen in those who sit on the throne of the Awliya. It means that he is satisfied with the will of Allah Almighty,…Read more Allah Likes Smiling People

Sufi Meditation 13.06.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 Anas ibn Malik reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “If the Final Hour comes while you have a sapling in your hands and it is possible to plant it before the Hour comes, you should plant it.”(Al-Adab Al-Mufrad, Hadith 479) In this week's sohbet, I…Read more Sufi Meditation 13.06.2022

Sufi Meditation 06.06.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “So pursue forgiveness from your Lord and a Garden as vast as the heavens and the earth is prepared for (or ‘awaits’) those who believed in God and His Messengers. That is the blessing of God which He gives to whom He wills. God is limitless in His blessings.”~ Holy Quran 57:21…Read more Sufi Meditation 06.06.2022

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

Sufi Meditation 30.05.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 We said, “Adam, live with your spouse in the Heavenly Garden, and eat freely whatever you want, but do not come near this tree, or you will be unjust.”~ Holy Quran 2:35 (Safi Kaskas) In this week's sohbet, I discuss gardening and maintenance, the lessons and wisdom in Allah's everyday signs that…Read more Sufi Meditation 30.05.2022

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