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
“By the One who brought the soul to equilibrium, Inspiring it with its transgression and its consciousness,” -The Sun (Ash- Shams) Qur’an 91:7-8 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
Say, “I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind, The Sovereign of mankind. The God of mankind, From the evil of the retreating whisperer –
Drumsound rises on the air, its throb, my heart. A voice inside the beat says, “I know you’re tired, but come. This is the way.
“When the lips are closed, then the heart begins to speak; when the heart is silent, then the soul blazes up, bursting into flame, and