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1 Muharram 1444 – Kul Am Wa Antum Bikhayr – Hijri New Year

May this year, and every year greet you in good health. May Allah (swt) shower blessings on you and your families, Insha’Allah!

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Aqsa Week and the Sufi connection to Al-Aqsa Sanctuary: Abd Al-Ghani Nabulusi and Ibrahim ibn Adham

The occasion of Aqsa Week (24 February to 2 March) reminds me of how the Sufis celebrate the love of Masjid Al-Aqsa – the Al-Aqsa Sanctuary in Jerusalem. Before discussing two great Sufis, Abd Al-Ghani Nabulusi and Ibrahim ibn Adham, … Continue reading

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Urs Murshida Fazl Mai Egeling December 27, 1939CE, Arnhem, Netherlands

Murshida Fazal Mai Egeling was born on the 27th of March, 1861, and she lived most of her earlier days in quiet contemplation amidst the tall trees and sleeping waters of Netherlands’ romantic landscapes.In the later part of 1921 she … Continue reading

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The Qawwali Photo Project – An Untold Story: Candid shots of Delhi’s mystic muses

Conceptualised in 2011 by Manjari Chaturvedi, founder of Sufi Kathak Foundation, Saket, this project features photographs by Dinesh Khanna, Mustafa Quraishi, and Leena Kejriwal.

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12th Rabi ul Awwal Mawlid (Milad) Hazrat Mohammad Mustafa Rasul Allah (saw), Medina 11AH/632CE: The prophetic character – The Times of India

The twelfth of Rabi ulAwwal, the third month of the Hijrah, Islamic calendar is both the day Prophet Muhammad came into this world and left for the Hereafter. On the same date he arrived in Madinah, the hijrah, migration happened from Makkah marking the beginning of the Hijrah calendar. This month invites reflection on the Prophetic personality. Continue reading

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