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Most people who have studied Sufism know a little bit about Rumi, have heard of Rumi, have read some of Rumi’s poems - translated, of course, into English; unless you’re Turkish, then they...
Imagine if you lived in a monastery high up on a hill somewhere with limited access to the rest of humanity, with limited access to anything, and your life up in that monastery consisted of...
There’s a saying in English that some people can’t chew gum and walk at the same time. The point is that we have trouble doing more than one thing simultaneously because whatever it is that...
Civilization has calendars, and these calendars count the days. Some count them by way of a lunar calendar which has to do with the cycles of the moon, and some count them by way of a sun...
There’s a story about an Arab who was doing prayers with the Prophet and at the end of prayer he was walking out, and the Prophet was already done, he was standing in the doorway, and he...
In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate. To know your Lord, you must know yourself. To know yourself, an internal witness must be established, a witness within that is unfailingly honest and trustworthy who has knowledge of what is right and wrong, a witness with wisdom that steers you on the straight path toward knowing your true self and your Lord.
Why do people come on pilgrimage to the burial places of certain holy beings, why do we come there... read entire essay >>
In the morning when we wake up we take a shower because sleep is still with us. We need water to wake... read entire essay >>
There is competition in this world as we work to earn a living, competition for money, competition... read entire essay >>
This culture encourages strong intellects—it offers respect to powerful intellects by conferring... read entire essay >>