Don’t Be A Plastic Plant

By Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani “If we present the medicine to the patient in a form that makes it easier to swallow or taste better, should we be blamed? Is eating iron fillings the only way to get iron into one's system? The holy Prophet said: ‘I have been sent to approach people tactfully.’…Read more Don’t Be A Plastic Plant

Sufi Meditation 04.11.2021

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Even before your time [Prophet] We sent only men who were inspired, and if you [those in doubt] have not yet realized this, ask the followers of earlier revelation. [They brought] clear signs of the truth and books of divine wisdom. And We brought down to you this Reminder, so that you…Read more Sufi Meditation 04.11.2021

Friday Reflections 08.10.2021

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). Recorded live on 8th October 2021

Trust in Allah ﷻ

A lot of people are discussing on social media the Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp outage yesterday. But perhaps few have considered this is a fitting reminder... Today, we rely intimately on so many man-made technologies and systems, but we should never forget that no matter how reliable any of these become, they will all fail…Read more Trust in Allah ﷻ

Good Friends and Bad

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ advised us to be careful of the company we keep. In a sound hadith (tradition) reported by both Bukhari and Muslim, the Prophet said: “The example of a good companion in comparison with a bad one is like that of a musk seller and a blacksmith blowing bellows. From the first one…Read more Good Friends and Bad

What of Dervishness?

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?

Richard Kevin Armstrong 💓🤲🏻🌹

“We get what we put into this world. We benefit from the gifts of nature. The Creator gives us so much, we must put something back. Don't just take, we must give back or we will upset the balance, and this will cause us many difficulties.” ~ Richard Kevin Armstrong (1953 – 2020) Rest in…Read more Richard Kevin Armstrong 💓🤲🏻🌹