Author Archives: Adnan

New Beginnings

Spring echoes a sign of new life and new beginnings, after a dormant winter of scarce vegetation and of hibernation. So too this blog has been in hibernation.  Part of this is because I felt I had run out of … Continue reading

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Poem: Perpetual Night

I’m suffocated by this black blanket This blanket of death It holds and it wraps Deprives of breath It gives no warmth nor comforting hold It feels merciless A calamitous cold But lo and behold I glimpse saintly stars A … Continue reading

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Imam Al-Haddad On Fasting

Sallam alaykum. Imam Al-Haddad on fasting. Taught by Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ahmed. To listen to the recording please click here.

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Poem To A Scholar

Sallam alaykum. Poem To A Scholar Wherever there is sun there are flowers Wherever there are trees there are birds Wherever there is love there are lovers Wherever there is laughter there is happiness Wherever there is darkness there is … Continue reading

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HU Books

Sallam alaykum. HU Books is an excellent new online bookstore.  There is so much on offer, you might be stuck on what to buy! 🙂 They stock books from a wide range of subjects, such as art and history. I’ve … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom: Rumi

Sallam alaykum. Open the window in the center of your chest, and let spirit fly in and out..

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Abu Zahra Foundation Presents: The Way Forward: A Community Forum

Sallam alaykum. Abu Zahra Foundation invites you to THE WAY FORWARD: A COMMUNITY FORUM Following on from the successful opening forum, this is another opportunity for us to convene. Many issues and areas for community action were raised in the previous … Continue reading

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