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 ‘Letters on the Spiritual Path’ to be published in May

 

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We’re pleased to announce that a new translation of the Letters of Moulay Al-Arabi Darqawi has been scheduled for release this coming May. For many reasons it is unique as it eclipses all previous translations which were either seriously incomplete or contained errors. The following blurb by the translators, which will accompany its release, is […]

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Pilgrims Starting A Journey of A Lifetime “Seven Upon Seven” by Nimah Ismail Nawwab

 

May all #pilgrims converging on #Mecca for the start of the #hajj journey– in the footsteps of beloved prophets alayhim as’salah wa as-salam; starting with the #tawaf be blessed with the serenity, peace and joy of spiritual rejuvenation “Labbayka Allahuma Labbayk”

 

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
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