“Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this Ancient Holy Land, the home of Abraham, Muhammad and all the other Prophets of the Holy Scriptures. For the past week, I have been utterly speechless and spellbound by the graciousness I see displayed all around me by people of all colors”.
I have come across this letter of D. H. Lawrence that clarifies very well, in very few lines, many of the problems that we have today regarding the ‘sense of spiritual disaster’, regarding being Muslims and our understanding of Religion and regarding the understanding of ourselves as being, first and foremost, beings with an intrinsic truth.
A reflection on the verses of Shaykh Ahmad Zarruq lead us to reflect on the Infinite, the nature of being, and the science of change.
When you visit someone that is close to his death you can see that his senses are being taken away, the rope that moors him to this world is loosening.
To understand a situation, the first thing is asking the right questions. This is the first step to understand a historical event, such as what has happened to Jerusalem.
En Garde! – A poem by Luqman Nieto
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About Ian Dallas’ book: The Engines of the Broken World
We are currently living through tumultuous times. The system that many thought to be definitive is proving itself to have serious flaws. Greece, the birth-place of democracy, has become the…