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The Bani ‘Alawi: Background, Key Figures and the Spiritual Path – Treasures for the Seeker Blog

The Bani ‘Alawi: Background, Key Figures and the Spiritual Path – Treasures for the Seeker Blog بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم اللهم صل وسلم على رسولك وآله أجمعين as-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullah, We are blessed to have been given access to a recording of a course conducted by al-Habib Kazim as-Saqqaf, in which the essential principles of the […]

Sikhism and Interfaith Marriage

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I am from India, Sikh by birth and I seek knowledge regarding the Islamic views on few aspects. 1) Sikhism, as you must be aware, is a strictly monotheistic religion, like Islam.  I am keen to inquire about how Islam views Sikhs from Day Of Judgement. 2) If […]

On Reflection (fikr) – Imam al-Haddad (Book of Assistance)

On Reflection (fikr) from: The Book of Assistance, Imam ‘Abdallah Ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad (Allah have mercy upon him) Translated by: Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi, Madina   You should have a wird of reflection in every twenty-four hours, for which you should set aside one or more hours. The best time for reflection is the one in […]

What is Sufism? (tasawwuf)

Answered by Shaykh Gibril Haddad Al-Hamdu lillah was-Salat was-Salam `ala Rasulillah wa Alihi wa Sahbihi wa man Walah “Before asking what is Sufism, we should ask what is Religion.” (Shaykh Nazim in an interview with the BBC, London 1991) Shaykh al-`Arusi said in his marginalia titled Nata’ij al-Afkar al-Qudsiyya (Bulaq, 1920/1873): “Religion (al-dîn) is an […]

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 […]