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Section Jathiya – part 2

Section Jathiya – part 2

Section Jathiyah (The Kneeling), part 2, 12-21-23 45:3 “Surely in [the way they are brought into existence] the heavens and the earth are signs for the believers.” إِنَّ فِى ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٰتِ وَٱلْأَرْضِ لَـَٔايَـٰتٍ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ How does God present the signs manifested in creation? In the whole creation, there are signs for us, and we must read the signs i.e. first understand […]

By January 9, 2024 Read More →
Ground Rules

Ground Rules

They say there are three phases of truth; • First, it is ridiculed. • Second, it is fiercely and violently opposed. • Third, it becomes self-evident. I think this is a basic human reaction to a new idea/concept that undermining our previously established belief. I remember myself when I was first introduced to this continuous […]

By February 2, 2014 Read More →
The Problem of Reductionist Thinking

The Problem of Reductionist Thinking

Salam alaykum everyone, This is my attempt to recap a particular but important point from our discussion in halaqa earlier regarding the Ascension. Below is what we covered today from the Thirty-First Word, page 597-8, and below it is my recap for those who wanted it: And again it comes to mind that you would […]

By May 9, 2013 Read More →
Addendum to Ten Principles

Addendum to Ten Principles

1. Taqleed, blind imitation, is not a level of iman. It is the lack of it. It is as real as counterfeit money or artificial flowers. 2. Taqleed can only be transferred into tahkik, confirmation through research, by a deliberate attempt and a realization. Otherwise, it will stay that way no matter how long the […]

By February 1, 2012 Read More →
Ten Principles

Ten Principles

1) Thou shalt never hisroricize the Revelation! It is always here & now and never then & there. 2) Thou shalt always read the Revelation as if you are the primary addressee! It is always about you and never about them & others. 3) Thou shalt always start with observation and build everything else upon […]

By January 1, 2012 Read More →