Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. I read the chapter, “The Wisdom of the Spirit” in the the “Bezels of Wisdom” by Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi, translated by Ralph Austin (1980). In the chapter, Ibn al-Arabi discusses his views on the nature of religion, and how it is of two types. The discussion that follows is deep,…Read more Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

Choosing a Teacher 13.08.2020

Sohbet from last Thursday's online dhikr. Many people have asked me over the years who we should listen to and follow? There are so many shaykhs, religious and spiritual teachers and preachers of religion. Who is right? Who should we listen to? This can be intimidating, especially for people who don't have much knowledge of…Read more Choosing a Teacher 13.08.2020

Allah speaks to Moses (on whom be peace)

“(Mention) when Moses (Musa) said to his family, ‘I think I see a fire. I will bring you information or I will bring you a burning torch that you may warm yourselves.’ But when he reached it, a voice called out to him: ‘Blessed is He who is in the fire and whoever is around…Read more Allah speaks to Moses (on whom be peace)