Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “God and His angels bless the Prophet, so, believers, bless him and give yourselves up in total submission [to his message].”~ Holy Quran 33:56 (Safi Kaskas) In this week's sohbet, I discuss Mawlid an-Nabi and the immense importance of the Prophet Muhammad within Islam. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the…Read more Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 14.10.2021
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I read and discuss spiritual sicknesses, reading from Irshad: Wisdom of a Sufi Master by Shaykh Muzaffer Ozak Al-Jerrahi (p.135-9). https://youtu.be/r5zT_f2ozps Recorded live on 8th October 2021
Many people have asked me over the years: Who should we follow? There are so many different shaykhs, imams, preachers, who should we follow or learn from? I advise people to look for teachers rather than preachers. A teacher is someone who you visit and spend time with to learn from because they have knowledge…Read more Look For Teachers
By Yunus Emre You, go on saying I'm a dervish, in me is what ofdervishness? Summer is true land of dervishes, in winter I doless! I took name of ‘dervish’, in its our forms was clothed:but when I saw the Path ahead what I did wasshameless! I, proud of dervish cloak and cap, saw it…Read more What of Dervishness?
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Shah Naqshband: Part 4 I read and discuss the part of the life and teachings of Shaykh Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshband from the book, “The Naqshbandi Sufi Way, History and Guidebook of the Saints of the Golden Chain” by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, pages 181-85. May Allah ﷻ bless…Read more Friday Reflections 17.09.2021
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Shah Naqshband: Part 3 I read and discuss the life and teachings of Shaykh Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshband from the book, “The Naqshbandi Sufi Way, History and Guidebook of the Saints of the Golden Chain” by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, pages 177-181. May Allah ﷻ bless our shaykhs and…Read more Friday Reflections 10.09.2021