Friday Reflections 11.11.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the biography of Rabia Basri ق from the book, “Tadhkaratul-Aulia” or “Memories of Saints” by Fariduddin Attar, translated by Dr Bankey Behari (1993), pages 14-26 in my copy of the book. Oh Allah ﷻ grant that we may live in remembrance of You and be raised…Read more Friday Reflections 11.11.2022

Unconscious Hearts

Happy FridayJummah Mubarak The soul awakens when the time is right, this is not something that can ever be forced, nor is that ever desirable. 🙏🏻☺️

Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 31.10.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Believers, remain mindful of God, seek ways to come closer to Him, and strive for His cause so that you may prosper.”~ Holy Quran 5:35 (Safi Kaskas) In this week's sohbet I discuss how small things can be important, especially when they become a regular practice, and how observing ourselves is an…Read more Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 31.10.2022

Salawat

Keep reading salawat and try to read extra, especially during these last days of this holy month. The blessings of salawat are countless and in doing so, you are following a direction of Allah ﷻ in the Holy Quran. Allah ﷻ tells us He sends salawat as do the angels عَ, so let us join…Read more Salawat

Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 03.10.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “The night that Muhammad ﷺ was born, Allah Almighty, Exalted be He, commanded the angels to open wide all the gates of Heaven and of Paradise; on that day the sun shone with more brilliance, and greater was its light than on other days, and the whole world was gladdened.”~ Muhammad ﷺ…Read more Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 03.10.2022

Friday Reflections 23.09.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Three Trees” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 78-94. May Allah ﷻ help us to distinguish between heavenly and other inspirations, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya Allah.…Read more Friday Reflections 23.09.2022

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

Muhasabah (Auditing Yourself)

In our way, in order to eliminate the darkness of the heart, it is necessary for the seeker to take a notebook and write down the bad characteristics of one’s ego. Everyone is able to document at least 200 bad manners; to write them down is the key to dissolving them. Whoever has not done…Read more Muhasabah (Auditing Yourself)

A Little Wisdom

May Allah Almighty give us from His Divine Wisdom, because we may have knowledge, but if no wisdom, knowledge is going to do nothing. We are in need of wisdom, and a little wisdom is more important than all of this world's knowledge. Knowledge cannot push or pull you, but wisdom may pull you or…Read more A Little Wisdom

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