Friday Reflections 26.08.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Divine Inspiration” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 70-77. May Allah ﷻ help us to distinguish between heavenly and other inspirations, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya Allah.…Read more Friday Reflections 26.08.2022

Reflections 21.08.2022

Salam alaikum! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Levels of Annihilation” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 60-69. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we transcend our egos, keep patience, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the awliya…Read more Reflections 21.08.2022

Don’t Be A Peacock 🦚

In the case of Mawlana Shaykh (Nazim) (q), (he has followers in) too many places, so he gives permission in order to spread the name of tariqah and the connection with the shaykh and that is what is enough for the time being. Before, no! Before, they wanted you to study and finish all courses…Read more Don’t Be A Peacock 🦚

Heart Workers

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Friday Reflections 01.07.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the sohbet, “The Unique Path” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 46-59. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we transcend our egos, keep patience, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ…Read more Friday Reflections 01.07.2022

Polish Your Heart 💖

“Like a polished mirror can reflect Light, only a polished heart can reflect Love.” ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong

Friday Reflections 20.05.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the sohbet, “The Hearts of the Friends of God” by Mawlana Shaykh Hisham Kabbani from his book, “Banquet for the Soul” (2008), pages 19-34. May Allah ﷻ grant us that we transcend our egos, keep patience, and hold fast to the noble ways and guidance of…Read more Friday Reflections 20.05.2022

Friday Reflections 07.01.2022

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! SHAYKH UBAYD ALLAH AL-AHRAR I read and discuss the life and teachings of Shaykh Ubayd Allah Al-Ahrar from the book, “The Naqshbandi Sufi Way, History and Guidebook of the Saints of the Golden Chain” by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, pages 201-13. May Allah ﷻ bless our shaykhs and raise…Read more Friday Reflections 07.01.2022

Friday Reflections 29.10.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I read and discuss whether we should celebrate Mawlid an-Nabi, by reading a Fatwa from the Awqaf of Dubai by Dr. Isa al-Mani al-Humayri reprinted in The Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine, Volume 3, "The Prophet: Commemorations, Visitation and His Knowledge of the Unseen" by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham…Read more Friday Reflections 29.10.2021

Friday Reflections 10.09.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Shah Naqshband: Part 3 I read and discuss the life and teachings of Shaykh Muhammad Bahauddin Shah Naqshband from the book, “The Naqshbandi Sufi Way, History and Guidebook of the Saints of the Golden Chain” by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, pages 177-181. May Allah ﷻ bless our shaykhs and…Read more Friday Reflections 10.09.2021