Publication of Arabic Edition of “Khamsata ʿAshara Maktuban”

I am very pleased by the publication of the Arabic edition of خمسة عشر مكتوبا (Fifteen Letters) by the famous Sufi Shaikh ‘Abd Al-Qadir Al-Jilani. The release of the Arabic edition follows the earlier publication of the English translation of the book. The book was published by "Books - Publishers," an imprint of "Al-Dar Al-Kutub Al-'Ilmiyya." This is the book page on the Publisher's website.

Publication of My Translation of “Fifteen Letters (Khamsata ‘Ashara Maktuban)”

A few months ago, my brother Faiz drew my attention to a very short manuscript of a book consisting of fifteen letters by Shaikh 'Abd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī. I found it very beautiful, I loved it, and I decided to edit it and translate it into English. I am delighted to announce the publication of the translation.

Mind Your Feet, Forget Your Heart: An Illustration of the Predicament of Muslims

Like any collective activity, the Muslim congregational prayer (salāt al-Jamā’a) must have its rules, so that all participants can perform it in the same way. The Qur’an does not give details about how the prayer, whether individual or congregational, should be physically performed, but there are hadiths and narratives about how the Prophet prayed and ordered the Muslims to pray.… Read the rest