Sufi Meditation 01.08.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Moses said, ‘Pharaoh, I am a messenger from the Lord of the worlds. I cannot say anything about God but the Truth. I have now come to you with clear evidence from your Lord. Send the children of Israel with me.’”~ Holy Quran 7:104-5 (Safi Kaskas) “Only a handful of Moses’ people…Read more Sufi Meditation 01.08.2022

Confucius: Balance

Ji Zicheng said, “For a superior man, it is only the inner quality that matters. Why mention the outer brilliancy?” “It is a pity that you should have depicted a superior man that way!” said Zigong. “But a word uttered cannot be taken back even by four horses. Inner quality is as important as outer…Read more Confucius: Balance

Friday Reflections 28.07.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Today, I continue my reading from the opening section of Imam Al-Ghazali's Ihya Ulum Al-Din (The Revival of the Religious Sciences), The Book of Knowledge, translated by Nabih Amin Faris (1988), pages 17-22, discussing the evidence for the excellence of knowledge from reason. Allah ﷻ inspire us to learn, increase…Read more Friday Reflections 28.07.2022

Sufi Meditation 25.07.2022

Salam alaikum! 🙏🏻 “Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come.”~ Sufi poem, popularly attributed to Mevlana Rumi In this week's sohbet, I discuss this popular Sufi…Read more Sufi Meditation 25.07.2022

Friday Reflections 22.07.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Today, I continue my reading from the opening section of Imam Al-Ghazali's Ihya Ulum Al-Din (The Revival of the Religious Sciences), The Book of Knowledge, translated by Nabih Amin Faris (1988), pages 10-17, discussing the excellence of learning and teaching within Islam. Allah ﷻ inspire us to learn, increase us…Read more Friday Reflections 22.07.2022