07 • The Jewels of Taṣawwuf {Purification of the Soul}

The Manifestation

The Manifestation
December 1, 2018 No Comments »

Imam ibn Ata’illah al-Sakandari, Allah sanctify his secret, said: الْكَوْنُ كُلَّهُ ظُلْمَةٌ، وَإِنَّمَا أَنَارَهُ ظُهُوْرُ الْحَقِّ فِيْهِ ❝The whole universe is within darkness, only illuminated by the Manifestation of Al-Haqq (Allah).❞ Read More »

Be Useful…

Be Useful…
November 14, 2018 No Comments »

Sultan Al-Awliya Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jaylani’s advice to his students. O young man! Attend to your own needs, be useful to yourself and then to others. Do not be like the candle that burns itself out while providing light for ... Read More »

A Sincere Person

A Sincere Person
November 13, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Junayd al-Salik, Allah sanctify his secret, said: “A sincere person changes forty times a day while the hypocritical show-off stays as he is for forty years.” Imam al-Nawawi, explains: “The meaning of this is that the sincere person moves ... Read More »

A Friend of Allah

A Friend of Allah
November 7, 2016 No Comments »

A friend of Allah must have affection like the sun. When the sun rises, it is beneficial to all irrespective of whether they are Muslim, Christian, or Hindu. A friend of God must be generous like a river. We all ... Read More »

Giving Yourself a Rest

Giving Yourself a Rest
January 27, 2016 No Comments »

This may be one of the best quotes ever. Imam ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari, May Allah have mercy on his soul, said: “Aspiration which rushes on ahead cannot break through the walls of destiny. Give yourself a rest from managing! When ... Read More »

Abandoning

Abandoning
January 25, 2016 No Comments »

Another amazing Jewel by one of the most underrated scholars of all time. Imam as-Samarqandi related that Yahya bin Mu’adh, May Allah have mercy upon their souls, said: “Abandoning excesses in life is hard, but abandoning Paradise is harder. Know ... Read More »

Loving the Beloved

Loving the Beloved
August 20, 2015 No Comments »

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Seek Help From an Expert

Seek Help From an Expert
August 17, 2015 No Comments »

Have you not heard? 🙂 [Sultan al-Awliyah], Shaykh Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani, Qaddas’ Allahu Sirrahu, gives good advice when he said: “Learn this art of farming [the path of spirituality] by its farmers/experts, the friends of Allah [Awliya Allah] and do ... Read More »

The Power of Love

The Power of Love
August 5, 2015 No Comments »

“Today all people of the world need love. People need to find love and live love..Today some people change their religions into a tool to hate or degrade. Some erect walls of hate under the banner of love and under ... Read More »

Four Aspects

Four Aspects
August 1, 2015 No Comments »

Imam Abu’l Hasan as-Shadhili {May Allah sanctify his secret} said: Sincerity has only four aspects: 1} What sincerity is; 2} who the sincere person is; 3} in what he is sincere; and 4} toward whom he is sincere. It is ... Read More »