Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, RIP

Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajioun. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan who sadly passed away last night in New Delhi, India. Maulana Wahiduddin had been admitted to Apollo Hospital on 12th April after testing positive for COVID-19. The world famous scholar of Islam and peace activist wrote over…Read more Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, RIP

Be Mindful of Allah

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “Be mindful of Allah, and you will find Him in front of you. Recognize and acknowledge Allah in times of ease and prosperity, and He will remember you in times of adversity. Know that what has passed you by [and you have failed to attain] was not going to…Read more Be Mindful of Allah

Intelligent God-Consciousness

“There are many who fast whose fast is nothing more than hunger and thirst. There are many who offer prayers whose prayer is no better than wakefulness and hardship. The sleep, eating and drinking of the intelligent God-conscious person is far better.”~ Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib This is not to suggest we shouldn't fast…Read more Intelligent God-Consciousness

Friday Reflections 16.04.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I read from Imam Al-Ghazali's book, Ihya-Ulum-id-Din, Book 3, translated by Maulana Fazlul Karim (1991), pages 10-15 in my copy, discussing the Nature of Man and the Human Soul. May Allah ﷻ guide and inspire us to be among those who have humility, good manners, and are successful.…Read more Friday Reflections 16.04.2021

Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 15.04.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 This week's sohbet is on Ramadan. Why do we fast? What are we trying to achieve through fasting? Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://youtu.be/wW2Bm_RDKyc Recorded live on 15th April 2021

Ramadan 2021

The holy month of Ramadan is a time of spiritual devotions, reflections, and deep contemplation for Muslims. I wish you all a very blessed, enlightening, and successful Ramadan. 📿🤲🏻 Ramadan timetable courtesy of Birmingham Central Mosque, UK. centralmosque.org.uk

Friday Reflections 09.04.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I begin with condolences to HM The Queen and the Royal Family and some reflections on the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Then read and discuss Sohbet 40, “The Importance of Being Humble” from Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani's book, “Liberating the Soul: A Guide for…Read more Friday Reflections 09.04.2021

Weekly Sohbet and Dhikr 08.04.2021

Salam alaikum. 🙏🏻 This week's sohbet is on reflection and contemplation, as we look forward to welcoming in Ramadan this coming week. Followed by the traditional weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. 🧙‍♂️📿💓 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVRhbInZVDg&t=23s Recorded live on 8 April 2021

Friday Reflections 02.04.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss Chapter 1, “The Tree of Bad Manners” from Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani's book, “The Sufi Science of Self-Realization” (2006), pages 54-57. May Allah ﷻ guide and inspire us to be among those who have good manners and are successful. 🤲🏻 https://youtu.be/7g8ZJDsiuUs Recorded live on 2nd April…Read more Friday Reflections 02.04.2021