Friday Reflections 10.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week’s Friday Reflections I read from Mercy Oceans Endless Horizons (1981) by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, and discuss the how we achieve happiness, along with our rights and responsibilities as citizens within our societies. https://youtu.be/vgHt8sn_i40

Try not to Hate

https://youtu.be/Lg-MqzP6-E0 Mawlana Shaykh Nazim ‘Adil Al-Haqqani Sohbat, 25 September 1989 It is the horizon of humanity, a person reaching to highest position of humanity, then that hate goes from him. Under (that horizon) it always that people hating, loving, fighting, coming in peace - so many things. But real wisdom from old nations, from old…Read more Try not to Hate

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 12.06.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week's Friday Reflections I read from The Sublime Revelation (Al-Fath ar-Rabbānī), a collection of 62 discourses by Shaikh 'Abd Al-Qādir al-Jīlānī, and discuss present tensions and seeking justice. https://youtu.be/VAZgJpkByiw

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 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

Just as a Seed

“For a seed is not an apple tree or a date-palm: it has merely been created in such a way as to permit it to become one when it is properly nurtured; and even when nurtured, a date-stone can never become an apple tree. Therefore, just as a seed is affected by human choice, so…Read more Just as a Seed