Friday Reflections 25.09.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. This week I read and reflect upon a couple of verses from the Sufi classic, The Conference of the Birds (Mantiq ut-Tahir) by Farid ud-Din Attar. https://youtu.be/rMmAHzVJ_LU

God’s Eternal Love

“This is what the Lord says: ‘You say about this place, “It is a desolate waste, without people or animals.” Yet in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are deserted, inhabited by neither people nor animals, there will be heard once more the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices…Read more God’s Eternal Love

Friday Reflections 24.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. This week I read and discuss one of Mawlana Shaykh Nazim's sohbets in Mercy Oceans Rising Sun (1986) titled, “No One is Refused” that goes into how we approach, treat, and respect one another as Human Beings, on the Human level transcending differences of belief, gender, age, and all other distinctions.…Read more Friday Reflections 24.07.2020

Try not to Hate

https://youtu.be/Lg-MqzP6-E0 Mawlana Shaykh Nazim ‘Adil Al-Haqqani Sohbat, 25 September 1989 It is the horizon of humanity, a person reaching to highest position of humanity, then that hate goes from him. Under (that horizon) it always that people hating, loving, fighting, coming in peace - so many things. But real wisdom from old nations, from old…Read more Try not to Hate

How Happy a Time

Mevlana Rumi How happy a time it is when we sit on the porch, two bodies, two forms, but our souls as one. When I'm with you in the garden, our joy mixes with the bird's songs. Stars come out to watch us. We show our moon faces back to them. Let's not pay attention…Read more How Happy a Time

Arbaeen Walk of Imam Hussain (as)

Why doesn't the mainstream media ever report on Arbaeen, or other major events in the world that inspire people towards greatness? Why the focus on irrelevant topics, that really add nothing to our lives? Credit: Ahlulbayt TV https://youtu.be/5tT70TPDkGE

Rumi’s Birthday

The wise man is he who possesses a torch of his own; He is the guide and leader of the caravan. That leader is his own director and light; That illuminated one follows his own lead. He is his own protector; do you also seek protection From that light whereon his soul is nurtured. ~…Read more Rumi’s Birthday