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THE HISTORY OF SUFISM - BY DR. MUHAMMAD MUSA AL-SHAREEF

In any aspect of our deen it is important to be balanced, to not fall into extremes of partisanship either for or against but  to look at the evidence and tease out the truth of the matter with balance and fairness. 118 more words

Islam

The Sufi Shaykh... Will I make bayah soon?

Traditionally, Muslims took part in a practice of making bayah to a sufi Shaykh.

Bayah is the act of taking someone as their spiritual guide. A Shaykh is used to refer to a learned person in religion. 625 more words

Of His Eloquence

In the presence
of the Friend,
be quiet.
Should you know
of His eloquence,
assume a death:
the one which has
countless resurrections,
you know, the sunlit one! 8 more words

Spirituality

What is a "Musimized" American culture like?

I have taken some time away from my Blog recently. Actually in this time I have also deleted my Twitter account, though expanded slightly in my own interaction with the local Muslims of my American state of Massachusetts, where I now reside. 707 more words

Reflections

Just Symphonies

Our most feminine energies:
yesterday, enormous longings.
Today, whirling human beings.
Tomorrow, just symphonies;
all, cloaked in this beauty.
Woman, man, the same!

(Poem excerpt from Nocturnal Light)

© 2003 Aïda Touré

Spiritual Art