Wisdom Lives Forever

“As to [the evidence of the value of knowledge in] the sayings of the Companions (al-āthār), Ali ibn-abi-Talib said to Kumayl, ‘O thou perfect of knowledge! Knowledge is better than riches; for knowledge guardeth thee whereas thou guardest riches. Knowledge governs while riches are governed. Riches diminish with spending but knowledge increases therewith.’ And again.…Read more Wisdom Lives Forever

Was anyone 1,000 years ago as smart as someone with average intelligence today?

By Joel ReidPhysics Teacher, BSci, DipEd in Applied Chemistry, Curtin University of Technology Perth WA I was teaching a science class in the Australian desert and the class was quietly working (it was a nice class). I looked out the window and I commented to no one in particular, “Looks like there will be a…Read more Was anyone 1,000 years ago as smart as someone with average intelligence today?

Always Ask For More Knowledge

The Soul’s Capacity Is Endless ~ Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani My Grandsheikh is saying the advice of the Prophet to him, “For everyone coming to visit you, you must advise him that although he may be such a learned person, he must know that there may be another, more learned than him.” This means…Read more Always Ask For More Knowledge

Friday Reflections 07.05.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss Chapter 4 “On Knowledge” from Shaykh Abdul-Qadir Al-Jilani's book, “The Secret of Secrets”, pages 26-30 in my copy of the book, translated by Shaykh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti (1992). https://youtu.be/e6RDDUfsWbI Recorded live on 7th May 2021

Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 01.04.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 In this week's sohbet I discuss different types of knowledge and the importance of wisdom. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/JH_Jj8WlwUM Recorded live on 1 April 2021