Friday Reflections 06.08.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak 🙏🏻 I read and discuss Chapter 5, “The Wisdom of Rapturous Love in the Word of Abraham” from Ibn Al'Arabi's book, “The Bezels of Wisdom”, pages 90-95 in my copy of the book, translated by R. W. J. Austin (1980) with my good friend Muhammad Tsany Qudsi in Indonesia. https://youtu.be/6jbyXU7kY9E…Read more Friday Reflections 06.08.2021

Friday Reflections 21.05.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak 🙏🏻 I read and discuss Chapter 17, “The Wisdom of Being in the Word of David” from Ibn Al'Arabi's book, “The Bezels of Wisdom”, pages 198-205 in my copy of the book, translated by R. W. J. Austin (1980). https://youtu.be/rX4er4iSyD0 Recorded live on 21st May 2021

Friday Reflections 14.05.2021

Salam alaikum, Eid Mubarak and Jummah Mubarak! 🙏🏻 I read and discuss Chapter 16, “The Wisdom of Compassion in the Word of Solomon” from Ibn Al'Arabi's book, “The Bezels of Wisdom”, pages 187-197 in my copy of the book, translated by R. W. J. Austin (1980). https://youtu.be/Fw4Z7rSnysA Recorded live on 14th May 2021

Who is Human?

https://youtu.be/LYKxnVuOgu4 Ibn Al-Arabi in Resurrection Ertugrul.

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