Imagine Writing to the Best of Creation

Join the ummah of lovers in the “Letters to The Beloved” initiative offered to children and adults alike.
Sumbit at 
https://letterstothebeloved.com/
or via email to
letterstothebeloved@sanadcollective.org  

Deadline January 31, 2019 awards announced February 14, 2019

Imagine expressing your love and joy for the Greatest Blessing, for the Best of Creation ﷺ
Taking the time and contemplating his birth, his life, his mercy, his journey ﷺ

Voice your love into words through 
a letter
a poem 
or a video 
in English, French or Arabic.

Kindly note down name, age, city and country 
#ProphetMuhammad ﷺ
#letterstothebeloved #dearbeloved2019 #lovefortheprophet #Madinah
#faith #writing #poemsofpraise #muslimyouth #childrenwriting #childrenspoems #poetrywritingforall #writingcompetition #videodearbeloved2019

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Celebrating start of the Hajj, Filmed Poem “Seven Upon Seven” by Nimah Ismail Nawwab poet from Mecca (Makkah)

With the upcoming start of the hajj, the tawaf; pilgrims circle the House of God built by our father Adam peace be upon him and rebuilt by Abraham and Ishamael peace be upon them– the circling is the initial rite of the hajj. Covered in this original English poem by international poet from #Mecca Ni’mah Isma’il Nawwab with footage by Turkish #filmmaker Omer Faruk Aksoy and music by Al Firdaus Ensemble, Granada, Spain 

This is part of a series of poems on the pinnacle of the #journey of a lifetime. #hajj #pilgrimage 

 

New Book Recommendation Section Added


This section will be updated from time to time with news related to a variety of books on the following topics, enjoy…as the pages will be updated

  • Islam– Upcoming soon-as of today in a few hours-on October 1, 2016   
  • Women and Islam  
  • Sufism 
  • Rumi and Sufi Poetry   IN PROGRESS   will include events and workshops when possible 
  • Middle East and Arabia
  • Special Mentions   20160930_233150 

Deep Loss to Humanity Passing Away of Sidi Daniel Abdal Hayy Moore Poet of Light & A Window into His Work

 

His legacy, spirit, wisdom, love for the Divine,  live on, inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji’oun, missing his spirit that has being flying through the mists of memories these last years, his voice resonating, his wisdom prevailing… and praying for a light that never dims our dearest soul friend, mentor and Poet of Light Sidi Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

 

 
Remembered and in prayers for him and all his loved ones, al Fatihah and Yasin.  

His site which showcases his legacy http://ecstaticxchange.com/

 

Two Videos of Sidi Abdal Hayy Moore 

1- “You’ll Sing a Song” from his book Where Death Goes, The Ecstatic Exchange, 2009

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zQOVrTov2g

2-Poem “The Birth Of Prophet Muhammad” – Daniel Moore

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kocbozMa78&ebc=ANyPxKqVGRULx9ERVObkBal5mKgd7L1uM1AOkT3xc7Q3FQNH0a-PFj7OJnRec6M11CUsaIXNjPBfaQ2g5Tq5ApT_iOddqFxzDQ

Sidi Daniel Abdal Hayy Moore and nimah reading May 19 2012 666 1