Friday Reflections 03.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week’s Friday Reflections I read from Liberating the Soul, A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Vol. 1 by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, and discuss the need to be patient, especially during these difficult times. https://youtu.be/frJSTUxD2TY

Friday Reflections 03.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week’s Friday Reflections I read from Liberating the Soul, A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Vol. 1 by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, and discuss the need to be patient, especially during these difficult times. https://youtu.be/frJSTUxD2TY

Friday Reflections 26.06.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I discuss communication and the importance of clearly defining terms, as this helps to avoid misunderstandings and enables us to build mutual understanding. https://youtu.be/9c3jhkKs1RM

Friday Reflections 19.06.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from the Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine, Vol. 5 – Self-purification and the State of Excellence (1998) by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, and discuss the purification of our hearts. https://youtu.be/BJFOiv_jxM8

Friday Reflections 05.06.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from Plato's Republic, translated by Robin Waterfield (1993), discussing Plato's ‘Allegory of the Cave’, and its relevance to us today. https://youtu.be/f48JfWN6VIU

Eid ul Fitri 31.05.2020

Eid ul Fitri with Ustadh Ihya Ulumudin in West Java, Indonesia. Apologies about the video quality in some parts; the internet connection in Ustadh Ihya's village was a bit temperamental today. https://youtu.be/Q-R_ox5NSGU

Friday Reflections 29.05.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from Mercy Oceans’ Lovestream (1987) by my spiritual guide Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, and discuss the murder of George Floyd and the problem of racism. When will we truly overcome racism and build genuinely harmonious, inclusive societies? https://youtu.be/9n6DBB0XCA8

Friday Reflections 22.05.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from Surah Hud in the Quran, and reflect on the words of Prophet Shuayb (Jethro), on whom be peace, and the compassion and justice of Allah. May Allah bless you all, I hope you find the video helpful. https://youtu.be/AQ96cPBDeBI

Friday Reflections 08.05.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I reflect on the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, and the passing of my spiritual guide, Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, 6 years ago. May Allah bless you all, I hope you find the video helpful.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQTfiaYBFHA

Friday Reflections 01.05.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from Liberating the Soul, A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Vol. 1 by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, discussing happiness and envy. May Allah bless you all, I hope you find the video helpful. https://youtu.be/vlyZZtrrUaY