Friday Reflections 30.09.2022

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. I read from Muhammad ﷺ The Messenger of Islam, His Life and Prophecy (2002), by Hajjah Amina Adil, pages 83-94, as we recount and remember the blessed birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, a momentous day that changed the world forever for the better in both East and West. Allahumma…Read more Friday Reflections 30.09.2022

Friday Reflections 23.09.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Three Trees” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 78-94. May Allah ﷻ help us to distinguish between heavenly and other inspirations, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya Allah.…Read more Friday Reflections 23.09.2022

Friday Reflections 16.09.2022

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

Reflections on the Life of HM Queen Elizabeth II – 09.09.2022

Salam alaikum. “I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.”~ HM Queen Elizabeth II (1947) “The things which I have here before promised, I will perform and keep. So…Read more Reflections on the Life of HM Queen Elizabeth II – 09.09.2022

Reflections 03.09.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “The Secret of Life” by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani from his book, “Defending Truth” (1997), pages 38-43. May Allah ﷻ grant us understanding of heavenly and worldly knowledge and help us to hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and…Read more Reflections 03.09.2022

Friday Reflections 26.08.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Divine Inspiration” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 70-77. May Allah ﷻ help us to distinguish between heavenly and other inspirations, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya Allah.…Read more Friday Reflections 26.08.2022

Reflections 21.08.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Levels of Annihilation” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 60-69. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we transcend our egos, keep patience, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya…Read more Reflections 21.08.2022

Friday Reflections 12.08.2022

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 29-39, discussing knowledge whose acquisition is deemed fard kifayah (a religious obligation upon a Muslim community as a…Read more Friday Reflections 12.08.2022

Friday Reflections 05.08.2022

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 23-29, discussing knowledge whose acquisition is deemed fard'ayn (a religious obligation upon every Muslim). Allah ﷻ inspire us…Read more Friday Reflections 05.08.2022

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