Intelligent God-Consciousness

“There are many who fast whose fast is nothing more than hunger and thirst. There are many who offer prayers whose prayer is no better than wakefulness and hardship. The sleep, eating and drinking of the intelligent God-conscious person is far better.”~ Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib This is not to suggest we shouldn't fast…Read more Intelligent God-Consciousness

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh RIP

“If a man behaves properly in matters between himself and Allah, then Allah will keep proper the matters between him and other people. If a man keeps proper the affairs of his next life, then Allah keeps proper for him the affairs of this world. Whoever is a preacher for himself is protected by Allah.”~…Read more HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh RIP

Friday Reflections 16.04.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I read from Imam Al-Ghazali's book, Ihya-Ulum-id-Din, Book 3, translated by Maulana Fazlul Karim (1991), pages 10-15 in my copy, discussing the Nature of Man and the Human Soul. May Allah ﷻ guide and inspire us to be among those who have humility, good manners, and are successful.…Read more Friday Reflections 16.04.2021

Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 15.04.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 This week's sohbet is on Ramadan. Why do we fast? What are we trying to achieve through fasting? Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/wW2Bm_RDKyc Recorded live on 15th April 2021

Ramadan 2021

The holy month of Ramadan is a time of spiritual devotions, reflections, and deep contemplation for Muslims. I wish you all a very blessed, enlightening, and successful Ramadan. 📿🤲🏻 Ramadan timetable courtesy of Birmingham Central Mosque, UK. centralmosque.org.uk

Friday Reflections 09.04.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I begin with condolences to HM The Queen and the Royal Family and some reflections on the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Then read and discuss Sohbet 40, “The Importance of Being Humble” from Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani's book, “Liberating the Soul: A Guide for…Read more Friday Reflections 09.04.2021

Art of War for Women

Martha Foley is a Former Special Branch Detective Inspector Martha led teams in investigating serious and complex crime. On leaving policing she has worked in education, developing the future of UK uniformed public services and specialising in building high-performing teams. Rubab Mehdi is a lawyer, human rights defender, and interfaith campaigner. Courageous in speaking out…Read more Art of War for Women