Articles

The Seeker Shall Find

(Barbados Travelogue, Part 1) By Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi 22nd Sha’bān 1438 / May 19th, 2017 PART 1 The journey to Barbados to visit my beloved Shaykh, Hazrat Mawlana Qamaruz-Zaman Sahib دامت بركاتهم was an unexpected, unplanned and sudden trip. For...

On the Journey to the Beloved

(Barbados Travelogue, Part 2) By Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi 23rd Sha’bān 1438 / May 20th, 2017 The Blessings of Travel The flight from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale was about four hours and I took that opportunity to work on some...

Barbadian Reflections

(Barbados Travelogue) By Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi 23rd Sha’bān 1438 / May 20th, 2017 PART 3 A Drive To Jama Masjid (St. Michaels) We passed through the border patrol and customs without any difficulty and waited for our ride outside the...

Meeting the Embodiment of Humility

(Barbados Travelogue) By Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi 23rd Sha’bān 1438 / May 20th, 2017 PART 4 As we drove through Barbados, I noticed that there was a church in almost every single neighborhood. Seeing the abundant churches made it clear that...

Feeling Distant from the Shaykh

I heard from Mawlana Jalil Ahmad, a senior khalifah of Hazratwala (rahmatullah alayh), that Hazrat told him:  “When a murid feels like he is drifting away from his Shaykh, then let him see how regular he is in his awrad/adhkar/wazifas...

Taqwa is the Key to Wilāyah

Shaykh Tameem narrates some statements from ʿArifbillah Mawlānā  Shah Ḥakīm  Muḥammad Akhtar Sahib: “It is extremely important that there be a site where sin and the remedy to sin is dealt with and explained. It is this obstacle which prevents...

A Question about Tawba

A Seeker asked Hazratwala (rahimahullah): “Assalamu Alaykum.  I wanted to know that if a person commits a certain sin and repents, and then prays salat-ut-tawba, but then still constantly remembers that particular sin while making dua for something else, will...