Don’t Move Yourself Until Allah Moves You

Unlike the other 'ulum, reading and studying advanced texts in tasawwuf won't make you advanced in tasawwuf. "Skipping ahead" like that can actually delay your own advancement on the path. "Don't move yourself until Allah ﷻ moves you," as the murshidun say. This doesn't mean you don't have himma or make effort--rather, learn to be … Continue reading Don’t Move Yourself Until Allah Moves You

The Narration of Imam Malik Laughing at Sufis

Imam Malik and the Sufis Q. al-Qadhi 'Iyadh is known to be a great sunni scholar, yet quiet recently a salafi brother pointed out that in his book "Tadreeb al-Madarik", al-Qadhi quotes a narration from Imam Maalik who rejected sufism. This confused me deeply and i wanted to know if you could clarify this issue … Continue reading The Narration of Imam Malik Laughing at Sufis