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Understanding Tasawwuf Part 3

PART 3 – PROPHETIC MODEL OF TAZKIYAH

The Model of Sahaba:

  • What is the prophetic model of Tazkiyah? How did the Prophet ﷺ do this?
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Understanding Tasawwuf Part 2

PART 2 – QURANIC MODEL OF TAZKIYAH

Primary Sources:

  • What is the Quranic model of tazkiyah and what is the nabawi model of tazkiyah?
  • We always begin with our primary sources.
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Treading the Path

Western spirituality has a different goal than Islamic spirituality. Western spirituality talks constantly about enlightening the self and focusing inside the self and unleashing the truest essence of the self. 334 more words

Understanding Tasawwuf Part 1

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

Surah Ash-Shams:

  • Wash shamsi wa duhaha … qad afhlahaman zakkaha … wa qad khaba man dassaha …
  • Allah SWT uses many of His Uslook or rhetorical devices in the Quran.
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Three Lefts Make a Right, Right?

Those who argue for moral relativism or that people can find morality through critical thinking, I would argue, have not thought critically enough. From a superficial glance, both these ideas seem logical and moral. 351 more words

The Sufi way personifies exemplary character traits (akhlaq) and propriety (adab).

Saving a believer from blind imitation (taqlid) in matters of faith, exemplary character traits give birth to the consciousness of ihsan, which itself imparts uprightness and integrity to the thoughts and acts of human beings. 1,281 more words

Ahlus Sunnah

Awliya

~ Awliya ~

Broken-hearted,
soul pulled to the Light,
their desires crawling
at the prophets’ feet,
they kiss their footprints,
ego subdued and tamed
by the torrents of Love; 75 more words

Sufi Poetry