An Interview with Mawlana Shaykh Nazim

Questions to Mawlana Sultanul Awliya as-Sayyid Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Nazim ‘Adil Al-Haqqani An-Naqshbandi ق sohbat, 14 December 1994 GUEST: Mawlana I see that among our brothers, there are some foreign people. There is for sure a wisdom in opening your arms to these people. How come? How do you win a non-Muslim person? How are…Read more An Interview with Mawlana Shaykh Nazim

Real Shaykhs and Fake Ones

~ Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani Sohbat from 2005. As our masters have said, as our Grandshaykh Sultanu l-Awliya would always say during a sohba: Tariqatuna as-sohba wa l-khayru fi l-jam’iyya. Sohba is the soul, the life of the tariqa; tariqa cannot exist without it, it is the pillar of tariqa. Without it tariqa…Read more Real Shaykhs and Fake Ones

Khatm Khwajagan 10.09.2020

Sohbet on adab (manners), especially the adab in tariqat a murid should have with their shaykhs. Followed by the weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat.

Friday Reflections 28.08.2020

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

Sohbet 27.08.2020

Sohbet on the lessons to be learned from the events of Karbala, and some thoughts on how we should be inspired by them and how these lessons should inform our lives today, whether on a small or large scale depending on individual influence and capacities. May Allah bless Imam Hussain, on whom be peace, and…Read more Sohbet 27.08.2020

New Year Sohbet 1st Muharram 1442 (20.08.2020)

Happy Hijri New Year! Sohbet on the Hijri New Year, the Hijra, and some insight into the importance of Muharram to Muslims before the weekly dhikr/meditation of the Naqshbandi tariqat. Muharram, the first month of the Hijri calendar, is among the holiest months for Muslims, it marks the beginning of the lunar year, reminds us…Read more New Year Sohbet 1st Muharram 1442 (20.08.2020)

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?