بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على سيد الأنبياء والمرسلين واله وأصحابه أجمعين أما بعد
Many of us have heard of the expression, “let us agree to disagree”. But what does it actually entail and how is it expressed?
Usually, when we ask of our interlocutor to agree to disagree with us, we are merely asking them to suspend their view for the sake of temporal harmony, until we somehow find the time to conclusively prove them wrong.
Continue reading “What is The Goal in Disagreements?”
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
All praise belongs to Allah – The Lord of the Worlds – and Peace and Blessings be upon His Final Messenger and His Beloved, The Chosen One ﷺ.
Know that what is befalling the ummah today, is of Biblical proportions. It is no longer a mere virus – but rather, a pandemic that is visiting almost every house in every city in every country in the entire world. As we are inundated with unfolding information, we have to remain pragmatic. But know that not a blade of grass moves without the Will of Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ. We must therefore have utmost trust upon Allah. We need tawakkul – reliance and faith upon Allah, but with it, we need to heed the advice given such as social distancing measures, as the Prophet ﷺ told us to first tie our camel, then have faith upon Allah. Meaning, we must try our best to prevent us from contracting this virus. Conviction needs to be coupled with action, just as hope alone or fear alone, is unbalanced and will lead to ruin.
Continue reading “How To Tackle The Pandemic Spiritually, Mentally and Physically”
The Arabs say Love is of Ten levels Continue reading “What is Love?”
Rabi’ah bint Esma’il al-‘Adawiya, born in humble circumstances and sold into slavery as a child, later settled in Basra where she attained great fame as a saint and a preacher and was highly esteemed by many of her pious contemporaries. Continue reading “Rabi’ah al-Adawiyah al-Basariyah – A Sufi Biography”
“I came to know love the moment I found your love,
And I have closed my heart from everyone except you.
Continue reading “I Came To Know Love.. A Poem By Rabi’ah al-Adawiyah”
I envy the sand that met his feet
I’m jealous of honey he tasted sweet
Of birds that hovered above his head
Of spiders who spun their sacred web
Continue reading “Springs Gift”