Don’t Be Angry

By Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani The most difficult thing for man is fighting with himself. We know not to be angry, if a man is assaulting us; but at that moment anger comes like a fire over us, making it most difficult to control ourselves. If we are able to control ourselves at the…Read more Don’t Be Angry

Who Controls Your Heart?

“The biggest war that we are doing [is] for our hearts. Shaithan [is] rushing to come and sit through your hearts. Shaithan [is] coming and putting his flag through your hearts. Then you should be under his command. And angels [are] coming to defeat Shaithan, to make your hearts for Allah Almighty. If you are…Read more Who Controls Your Heart?

Living Simply, Naturally and Avoiding Waste

By Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani Mankind is one extended family. We are all related, and, therefore we share many characteristics, among them a great spiritual power hidden within our being. But our five senses carry us away from ourselves and ensure that we are constantly engaged in our surroundings. As long as we are…Read more Living Simply, Naturally and Avoiding Waste

You Must Not Remain Stone

“The Tariqat-an-Naqshbandiyya, (as it is passed down through Abu Bakr As-Siddiq), activates the souls of the murids to whatever extent the murid can bring his desires to accord with the desires of his Sheikh. So many murids have high spiritual aspiration (Himma) and they say: ‘Oh my Sheikh, I am asking for himma in order…Read more You Must Not Remain Stone

Free Spirits

By Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani Originally people are the same, but according to their actions people will differ in their levels. That is why it is not important if you are a man or a woman, white or black, English or Scottish, not even if you are educated or not. Important is what we…Read more Free Spirits