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O Ramadan – Poem By Sidi Aashif Sacha

O Ramadan By Aashif Sacha O Ramadan, you are our noble guest, O Ramadan why must you leave so soon, O Ramadan, It felt like yesterday I saw your new moon, O Ramadan, you surely put our faith to the test, O Ramadan, you have waken our soul, O Ramadan, you have filled up that [...]

Special Release: The Poets of the Prophet – Imam Afroz Ali – UK Tour

We utilise and adorn words to bring life and beauty to them. How do we use these words to bring beauty to Allah or glorify Allah? And how do we ensure our words are beneficial? This lecture was given during the SeekersHub Global, Sa’ada & Radical Middle Way UK Tour – Knowledge Without Barriers – [...]

Lesson of Life – Poem by Leila Adam

                  Lesson of Life by Leila Adam So, your Lord didn’t send you on a Great Quest To a famous noble sheikh for a teacher. Instead He sent you an annoying request From a brother John or sister Khadija.   Do you doubt the Source of your [...]

Fabric of Life – A poem by Sister Leila Adam

Fabric of Life Whether you weave your days with work and dhikr Creating a unified fabric of life   Or whether you fuse the fibres together Using random slashes of impulse and strife   Either way you will produce a cloth that spreads Charming and looking good when put on show   But when put [...]

La Ilaha Illalah! – Poem based on Qasida Burda – Novid Shaid

La Ilaha Illalah! By Novid Shaid, 2011 Sing it with sincere ardour! Drink it in with cheer and fervour! The authentic formula! La ilaha illalah! Hear it echo in your dreams! Wear this credo with esteem! It’s the manifesto supreme! La ilaha illalah! Through it strengthens certainty! View it with sincerity! Imbue it, oh humanity! [...]

Poem: Arise Dear Friend! – By Novid Shaid

Poem: Arise Dear Friend! – By Novid Shaid Arise Dear Friend! And contemplate the Real World For I need your help as time is running out If I have no companion here to help me, My eyes will close Then sleep will cast me out. Arise dear heart! And see who truly lives Behold the [...]

Poem: Prayers On The Prophet: Part Two – Novid Shaid

Prayers On The Prophet: Part Two A Humble Homage To Ad Dalaailul Khayraat: Part Two *** By Novid Shaid, 2011 *** For Shaykh Ahmed Babikr and the Saturday Night Dalaail *** In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Kind Verily Allah and His Holy Angels on high Send prayers upon our Prophet, most noble [...]

The Lover, The Singing Birds of Baghdad and the Mythical Story of Inshaad – Novid Shaid

The Lover, the singing birds of Baghdad and the mythical story of Inshaad By Novid Shaid, 2011 Once there lived a lover from Baghdad Who loved God so much it nearly turned him mad If he did not settle his nerves quite soon He would disintegrate into a fiery pool. . So he roamed the [...]

BLISS – A Poem of Yearning – Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

BLISS – A Poem of Yearning – Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes BLISS Inspired by Shaykh Abu Bakr as-Somali al-Haddad’s commentary on the Poem of Healing by Imam al-Busayri, God be pleased with him, during the Mawlid of March 26, 2009 at Masjid al-Mu’minin in Clarkston, GA “No perfume compares to the earth that holds his [...]

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid Special thanks to Ebrahim and Nausheen Omar for their transcription of Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s talk. Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid from Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo. Remembering the Prophet: A Brief Explanation of a Line from Habib [...]