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The difference between Syria and Jordan on a Holy Friday

It’s 12:20pm in Damascus. It is quiet outside. This kind of quiet is leaving me with a great sense of serenity. I imagined all the Sheikhs and Imams of mosques around the city of Damascus with their serene voices giving … Continue reading

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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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Looking for Sufi teachings? You can watch them live online

Sufilive.com is the website where Sheikh Nazim Al-Haqqani, who leads the Sufi Naqshbandi Path, gives daily “suhbas” (talks). Sheikh Nazim was trained to assume his spiritual powers by Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daghistani, whose maqam and mosque are on the holy Jebal … 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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