A visitor’s account of their stay at Zawia Ebrahim It seemed unlikely that I would make the trip to South Africa from Europe. In the end, God had to show me strong, undeniable signs that it was time to go. The rich meanings I learnt there, as it turns out, […]
Shaykh Ebrahim Discourse delivered 19/8/17. Audio is available at the bottom of the page. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala promises us that He is His slave’s opinion of Him. That very simple phrase carries with it an almost terrifying responsibility and accountability. We know that wherever you turn in the Face […]
Discourse delivered by Shaykh Ebrahim, 15/9/18. Audio available at the bottom of the page. Tonight was indeed a very special night. Tonight we did the Dhikr. You did it with commitment, you did not hold back, you did it in the spirit of emptying yourself of yourself. That’s how one […]
Shaykh Ebrahim has extended the invite to one and all this evening to partake in a dhikr/hadra session for the remembrance of Allah!
If you truly believed that there is a designing genius, then nothing that can happen to you is outside of the plan. And that you’re always in safe hands. So it is useful to understand just how dangerous how the atheists are. But its also useful to understand, how helpful they are. They objectify for you your own kufr, your own faithlessness.
Shaykh Ebrahim speaks to Saeed Saeed, an Australian writer and journalist currently residing in Abu Dhabi about the importance of silencing our inner dialogue and of doing “inner work.” MSpiration is an online series of interviews with inspiring Muslims from all walks of life.
Realize that Allah is the Author and Director of the Big Drama, you are the actor and we are your co-actors. How do you act appropriately?
Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk, meditates and writes on “the gentle power” of gratefulness.
We are frail as human beings. We are designed by His Genius to be inadequate. It cannot be otherwise, because there is no other way of describing the condition of that which is very small in the face of that which is overwhelming other than frail, or inadequate and about to be overwhelmed.
It is particularly nights where you see people that you haven’t seen for a long time, where you realise that you share something really deep with many people – something that you develop over decades. These experiences are a metaphor for human existence.