Search

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No search pursued with the help of your Lord
remains at a standstill,
but any search pursued by yourself
will not be fruitful.

– Hikam of Shaykh Ibn Ata’illah rahimahu Llah –

True reflection

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 Nothing benefits the heart more than a spiritual seclusion whereby it enters the domain of true reflection.

– Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari rahimahu Llah –

Know thyself…

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‎Become realised in your attributes and He will strengthen you with His:
Realise your humility and He will strengthen you with His pride.
Realise your incapability and He will strengthen you with His ability.
Realise your weakness and He will strengthen you with His power.

– Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari rahimahu Llah

Oone who prays without presence of heart…

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The likeness of one who prays, without presence of heart, is like someone sending a King, a gift of one hundred empty boxes; thus deserving his punishment. Whoever prays with presence of heart is like someone giving the king a precious sapphire; worth a thousand gold coins. The king will always remember him because of it.

– Shaykh Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari rahimahu Llah –

Free or slave…

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You are free from what you have despaired of while you are slave to what you crave for.

—Hikam of Shaykh Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari rahimahu Llah –

A du’a for those, who wants to turn back to Him

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A powerful du’a of the great gnostic and knower of Allah, Imam Ibn Ata’illah as-Sakandari rahimahu Llah, taught by Shaykh Mohamed Aslam hafizu Llah. This du’a is a good du’a especially for us who wants to turn back to Him and gain the pleasure of Allah.

اللهم اخرجني من ذل المعصية الى عز الطاعة

Allahumma akhrijni min dhullil-ma’siati ila ‘izzit-ta’ati

O Allah, get me out of the humiliation of disobedience (towards You) into the honour/dignity of Obedience (towards You)

Realise…

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Become realised in your attributes and
He will strengthen you with His:

Realise your humility and
He will strengthen you with His pride.

Realise your incapability and
He will strengthen you with His ability.

Realise your weakness and
He will strengthen you with His power.

– Hazrat  Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari rahimahu Llah –

Company

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Do not keep the company of one whose state does not spiritually enliven you, or whose speech does not direct you towards Allah Almighty.

– Al Hikam of Shaykh ‘Ibn ‘Ata’illah As-Sakandari rahimahu Llāh –