Author Archives: Shaykh Taner Ansari

Ya Salaam: Peace, Salvation

DO WE WANT PEACE ? Allah created us to know Him through knowing his kingdom. When we do actions it triggers some of the powers of Allah in the universe. Without understanding this, we cannot know what we are getting … Continue reading

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SURRENDER

Surrender exists in many dimensions. You surrender to Allah’s will, you surrender to Allah’s form, you surrender to Allah’s potential, you surrender to Allah’s kinetic energy. Understand. The first thing you need to understand is Allah’s purpose and surrender to … Continue reading

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LOVE

Allah wants love. Love is not compelled. There is no compulsion in love. You love or you do not love. You cannot force yourself to love. If you love, you love; if you do not love, you do not. You surrender to that. But Allah wants to be loved. Make your … Continue reading

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The purpose of our creation

I created the jinn [hidden beings] and human beings only that they may connect and devote themselves to Me. (Qur’an 51:56) Translation by Murshid Shaykh Taner Vargonen Ansari Allah created this entire universe, for love. He wanted to be seen, He … Continue reading

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LOVE OUR DIFFERENCES

Peace brings love. Love in the world is incomplete because we only teach people to love others who are like themselves. We do not teach ourselves and our children to love people who are different from us. But Allah says that we are one community that He … Continue reading

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What Are You?

Insha Allah, I am going to talk about something important that all of us have to do. My job is to show you an understanding of it; it is you who is going to do it. All our life, our … Continue reading

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THE METHOD IS ACTION 

We are on this earth to earn nearness to Allah so that we will not get kicked out of His presence, but be there forever.  How one reaches this nearness is as Allah says in Qur’an-i-Karim: Only those who do good actions … Continue reading

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