Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. This week I read part of the sohbet “Shaitan’s Mission” by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani in the book, “Through the Eye of the Needle” (2007). I then reflect on some points and the fact that our focus is all wrong today. Instead of focussing on what holds importance and true…Read more Friday Reflections 28.08.2020
Don’t Be Promiscuous
Not from a source I'd normally share... but this is exceptionally good advice!
Happy Eid al Ishq! (2014)
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Love Honestly and Openly
A few hundred years ago in Khorasan, people used to spend at least some of their time studying in madrassah, to perfect their understanding of Islam, Adab and how best to live the Sunnah. At one such madrassah, a mixed class used to attend to lessons of a very renowned shaykh. Among the students, was…Read more Love Honestly and Openly
Trust is like a Glass
"Be careful not to break anyone's trust, especially those for whom you truly care. Once broken, trust is the most difficult thing to regain." ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong
"A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home." ~ Sheikh Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi "You shall encourage those of you who are single to get married. They may marry the righteous among your male and female servants, if they are poor. GOD will enrich them from His grace. GOD is Bounteous,…Read more Successful relationships
Does Islam permit the beating of Women?
"Men are the support of women as God gives some more means than others, and because they spend of their wealth (to provide for them). So women who are virtuous are obedient to God* and guard the hidden as God has guarded it. As for women you feel are averse,** talk to them suasively; then…Read more Does Islam permit the beating of Women?