Bilal is sometimes referred to as Bilal Al-Habashi paying tribute to his Ethiopian (Abyssinian) heritage. The Sahabi (companion) Bilal ibn Rabah was one of the
“Behold! The Commanding Self encourages evil, except when my Lord bestows mercy.” -Joseph (Qur’an 12:53) The Commanding Self or Soul (Nafs Al Ammara) is
Bahlool simulated madness, though he was not mad. Junaid, a scholar of repute, knew him very well. One day as they met, Junaid requested him
O Marvel, a garden among the flames! My heart can take on any form: a meadow for gazelles, a cloister for monks, For the idols,
There once was a farmer who grew award-winning corn. Each year he entered his corn in the state fair where it won a blue ribbon.
“Keep walking, though there’s no place to get to. Don’t try to see through the distances. That’s not for human beings. Move within, But don’t