Weekend Reflections 04.12.2022

Salam alaikum! This week I discuss the Limitations of the Human Mind, reading from Irshad: Wisdom of a Sufi Master by Shaykh Muzaffer Ozak Al-Jerrahi (1988), pages 421-4. https://youtu.be/q9RNTdsG4lY Recorded live on 4th December 2022

Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 22.11.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 Narrated Anas bin Malik: The Prophet ﷺ said, “Make things easy for the people, and do not make it difficult for them, and make them calm (with glad tidings) and do not repulse (them).” (Bukhari 6125) In this week's sohbet I discuss how Islam is focused on the heart, that Allah ﷻ…Read more Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 22.11.2022

Friday Reflections 18.11.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read about Concepts that Undermine Peace, from Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah's book, “The Path of Peace: A Vision for a Peaceful World” (2022), pages 18-29. May Allah ﷻ grant us a better and more profound understanding of Islam and to be among the peacemakers. Amin. 🤲🏻 https://youtu.be/YupxIC5cvQ4 Recorded live…Read more Friday Reflections 18.11.2022

Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 14.11.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Believers, avoid being suspicious. Some suspicions are sinful. And don’t spy or backbite one another. Would any of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? No, you would hate it. So remain mindful of God. God is the Acceptor of repentance, the Mercy giver.”~ Holy Quran 49:12 (Safi Kaskas)…Read more Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 14.11.2022

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

Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 07.11.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “We have only sent you (Prophet) as a mercy to the worlds.”~ Holy Quran 21:107 (Safi Kaskas) In this week's sohbet I discuss how to handle situations where people have bad habits or addictions. While these may be sinful, questioning a person's faith or screaming “haram” at them are neither the wisest…Read more Sohbet and Sufi Meditation 07.11.2022

God Loves You

When we face hardship and difficulties, we can stray from the remembrance and appreciation of God... Though these are precisely those moments when nothing could be more important or more comforting. Whatever difficulties we face in life, never forget God loves you, He created you and gave you life. If we allow ourselves to drown…Read more God Loves You

Friday Reflections 04.11.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the Forty-Fourth Discourse of Shaykh Abdul-Qadir Al-Jilani from the book, “The Sublime Revelation” (Al-Fath ar-Rabbani), pages 280-285 in my copy of the book, translated by Muhtar Holland (1992). May Allah ﷻ grant that we may be successful in this life and in the hereafter, and guard…Read more Friday Reflections 04.11.2022