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How the Ant with the Broken Leg Got to Mecca

By Sheikh Nazim Al-Haqqani Every person from among mankind may attain divine stations. The Way is not barred to anyone: we are all candidates for the position of “Deputy of God on Earth.” The holy verse is clear enough: “Oh … Continue reading

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Jesus descending Damascus at Umayad Eastern Minaret

Damascus, Sufi heart of the world, is where Prophet Jesus (Isa) Allayhi al-Salam, will appear towards the end of time, according to Sufi literature. Ibn Arabi, the famous Sufi Sheikh whose tomb is located at the foot of Jebal Qasyoon, … Continue reading

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When mothers rule: The right of women to choose from a Sufi perspective

When mothers rule The right to choose from a Sufi perspective Motherhood in Sufism has a distinct set-up that varies greatly from what I like to call “TV-branded popular Islam.” In the Naqshbandi path, thriving in Damascus and the path … Continue reading

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