Friday Reflections 02.10.2020

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I have often been asked what to look for in a spiritual teacher. This week I read and discuss a chapter from Idries Shah’s book, “Learning How To Learn” to help to answer this question. Though this is one of those topics we could discuss at length on many occasions…Read more Friday Reflections 02.10.2020

Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. I read the chapter, “The Wisdom of the Spirit” in the the “Bezels of Wisdom” by Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi, translated by Ralph Austin (1980). In the chapter, Ibn al-Arabi discusses his views on the nature of religion, and how it is of two types. The discussion that follows is deep,…Read more Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

What You Really Wear Is In Your Heart

Ertugrul receives a blessed shirt from Ibn Arabi in series 2, episode 25 of the famous TRT Turkish historical drama. Video credit: TRT https://youtu.be/lm52Mlekv04