Sufi Meditation 26.09.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “If Allah intends good for someone, then he afflicts him with trials.”~ Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (Bukhari 5645) “The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.”~ Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (Bukhari 6114) “Wonderous are the ways of…Read more Sufi Meditation 26.09.2022

Sufi Meditation 19.09.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Truly those Believers in this message, as well as the Jews, the Christians, and the Sabeans, whoever believes in God and in the Last Day and does righteous deeds will have their reward from their Lord, and will not have fear, nor will they grieve.”~ Holy Quran 2:62 (Safi Kaskas) Today was…Read more Sufi Meditation 19.09.2022

Sufi Meditation 12.09.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Truly, Abraham was equal to a community in himself; he was devoted to obeying God. He turned from all that is wrong — and he was not among those idolaters. He was grateful for the grace poured out on him by God — God had chosen him and guided him along a…Read more Sufi Meditation 12.09.2022

Sufi Meditation 05.09.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Rush toward forgiveness from your Lord and a Heavenly Garden as wide as the heavens and the earth, prepared for those who are mindful of God. Those who give in good times and in bad, suppress their rage and pardon other people. God loves those who do good”~ Holy Quran 3:133-4 (Safi…Read more Sufi Meditation 05.09.2022

Sufi Meditation 29.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “… God knows the difference between one who corrupts and one who improves things. If God had wanted, He would have made things difficult for you. God is strong and wise.”~ Holy Quran 2:220 (Safi Kaskas) “Make things easy for the people, and do not make it difficult for them, and make…Read more Sufi Meditation 29.08.2022

Sufi Meditation 22.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Our way is (founded on) association and goodness comes from congregation.”~ Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshband In this week's sohbet I discuss the importance of community and its centrality to Islam and indeed all faith traditions. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/tqXaBwU-g78 Recorded live on 22nd August…Read more Sufi Meditation 22.08.2022

Sufi Meditation 15.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “We have created man and We know what his inner soul is whispering. We are closer to him than his jugular vein”~ Holy Quran 50:16 (Safi Kaskas) The man again asked, “O Allah’s Apostle. What is Ihsan (i.e. perfection or benevolence)?” The Prophet ﷺ said, “Ihsan is to worship Allah as if…Read more Sufi Meditation 15.08.2022

Sufi Meditation 08.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Husain is part of me and I am part of him. May Allah love those who love Husain.”~ Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (Sunan Ibn Majah 144) Narrated Amir bin Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas: from his father who said, “When this Ayah was revealed: ‘Come, let us call our sons and your sons, our…Read more Sufi Meditation 08.08.2022

Sufi Meditation 01.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Moses said, ‘Pharaoh, I am a messenger from the Lord of the worlds. I cannot say anything about God but the Truth. I have now come to you with clear evidence from your Lord. Send the children of Israel with me.’”~ Holy Quran 7:104-5 (Safi Kaskas) “Only a handful of Moses’ people…Read more Sufi Meditation 01.08.2022

Sufi Meditation 25.07.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come.”~ Sufi poem, popularly attributed to Mevlana Rumi In this week's sohbet, I discuss this popular Sufi…Read more Sufi Meditation 25.07.2022