Monthly Archives: August 2010

3. In incompleteness of others be like the Night

Peace be upon you. We all need that these days, and the word Salam means peace. Muslims are supposed to greet each other with this wonderful  phrase “peace be upon you.” Yet when we greet each other, are we really … Continue reading

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2. In Compassion and Mercy be like the Sun

Salams, peace be upon you all, here is the second advice and how it resonates with me. Observing nature is another way a Sufi learns about Allah and meaning of creation. 2. In compassion and mercy be like the Sun: … Continue reading

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Commentary on Seven Advices from Rumi by Shaykha Muzeyyen

Rumi says, “be like the rivers”. Continue reading

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SEVEN ADVICES FROM RUMI

SEVEN ADVICES FROM RUMI Posted on August 19, 2010 by Shaykh Taner TRANSLATED BY SHAYKH TANER AND SHAYKHA MUZEYYEN ANSARI (APRIL 2010 – LONDON) 1. In generosity and helping others be like the Rivers 2. In compassion and mercy be … Continue reading

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A poem by Shaykh Taner Ansari

POEM BY SHAYKH TANER ANSARI (APRIL 2010-LONDON) What is you and what is me? Your nafs is you. You, is what you want to be. When you are what ‘I’ wants you to be, Then it is not you. In … Continue reading

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