Interesting reflections on human nature tracing back to the account of Adam and Eve’s encounter in the Garden of Eden with Satan in the guise of a magnificent serpent. “What picture does this passage show us? The human being does not trust God. Tempted by the serpent, he harbours the suspicion that in the end,…Read more Why Do We Not Trust God?
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Restraining Our Egos From Their Desires” by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani from his book, “Liberating the Soul: A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Volume 3” (2005), pages 78-85. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we may learn to restrain our egos and hold fast…Read more Friday Reflections 16.09.2022
“Allah created ego [nefs] and asked him to come to His presence; but ego went back. When Allah asked him to go back, he came nearer. Whatever Allah ordered, ego did the opposite. Allah asked him, ‘Who am I and who are you?’, ordering him to declare that he is servant to Him. But ego…Read more Foolish Pride of Ego
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak. 🙏🏻 In this week's Friday Reflections I read and discuss the sohbet, "The Station of Unity", from the book "Mercy Oceans Rising Sun (1986)" by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, pages 9-18. May Allah ﷻ grant us to be humble, and guide our hearts in the ways of wisdom and…Read more Friday Reflections 23.07.2021
My I, my ego, may tell me I'm just me and should only benefit myself. But through Love, the child of my parents and through Love – a parent myself. A member of a number of communities, a citizen of a country. One member of the human family and a child of creation – the…Read more Ego and Universe
Salam alaikum 🙏🏻 In this week's sohbet, I discuss the compassionate loving nature of Allah and the importance of moderating our egos. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/TWoQCszYTtU Recorded live on 27th May 2021
By Dr Michael Laitman, PhD Over the past year, some two million people have died of the coronavirus disease. Yet, how alarmed are we? Let’s face it; we’re not. We’re terribly anxious over the shutting down of businesses, movie theatres, sports arenas, schools, and other such deprivations of entertainment and engagement, but what about the…Read more Why We Are Stoic about Two Million Covid Fatalities
Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I reflect on the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, and the passing of my spiritual guide, Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, 6 years ago. May Allah bless you all, I hope you find the video helpful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQTfiaYBFHA