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Belief in Destiny, It’s Good and Evil – Shaykh Nuh Keller – Sea without Shore

Belief in Destiny, It’s Good and Evil Shaykh Nuh Keller, from Sea without Shore Belief in destiny consists in knowing that what hit one was not going to miss, and what misses one was not going to hit. The question sometimes arises: Why then are people responsible when Allah destines our acts and creates them? […]

Glimpses of the Life of Sheikh ‘Abd al-Wakil al-Durubi

Glimpses of the Life of Faqih ‘Abd al-Wakil al-Durubi Taken from Sea without Shore by Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller. His Personality “As-Salam ‘alaykum,” I said. “Wa ‘alaykum as-Salam,” he answered. He stood behind the door for a moment to let me in, and let it lock behind me. I followed him to the office […]

Glimpses of the Life of Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri

Glimpses of the Life of Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri Taken from Sea without Shore by Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller. His Personality Twenty-two years before we had come out of this mosque together after visiting the shrine of Sheikh Muhyiddin. I had watched for a moment as he stopped to buy some apples from a cart […]

What is the Distinction Between Hadith and Sunna?

What is the Distinction Between Hadith and Sunna? What is the distinction between hadith and sunna? ©Nuh Ha Mim Keller 1995 The word sunna has three separate meanings that are often mixed up by Muslims when the term arises in discussions. The first sense of sunna is in the context of shari’a rulings, in which […]

Sea Without Shore: A Manual of the Sufi Path – Shaykh Nuh Keller – Now Available – SunnaBooks

Sea Without Shore | SunnaBooks   You can order the book online directly from FirdousBooks.com: http://www.firdousbooks.com/store/without-shore-p-732.html Sea Without Shore is a practical manual for those travelling the path of Sufism or Islamic mysticism, which strives, in Junayd’s words, ‘to separate the Beginninglessly Eternal from that which originates in time,’ in a word, to be with […]

Death Shaykh Nuh Ali Salman al-Qudat, former Mufti of Jordan and distinguished scholar, on December 19, 2010

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   Shaykh Nuh Ali Salman al-Qudat, former Mufti of Jordan, died on Sunday, December 19th, in Jordan. Shaykh Nuh al-Qudat was a distinguished Shafi`i jurist, internationally recognized mufti known for his keen insight, caution, piety, balanced understanding, and deep knowledge.   In the West, his knowledge […]