Poem by Chinese Emperor Hong-Wu praising the Prophet

Emperor Hong-Wu wrote a 100 word eulogy praising Islam, Allah and the Prophet Muhammad which he had placed in the mosques which he ordered to be built.

read more 08.04.2013, Monday

Between the left and right brain: the limits of reason

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Muhammad Hüdayi (Stuart Clark)

Left-brain wisdom allows us to perceive the true nature of things, their forms in the language of Plato. In contrast, hedonism asks us to forget left-brain concepts such as guilt and conscience and concentrate on the pleasure of living in the moment. I argue, perhaps controversially, that Sufi mystics combine aspects of these two ideas.

read more 21.03.2012, Wednesday

The Perfect Moon-Faced One

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore has been writing poetry since 1964. Although he stopped writing for ten years after becoming a Muslim in 1970 he resumed writing poetry in 1980 and has published many books since.

read more 11.05.2011, Wednesday

Everyone Had Set Out

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore


read more 17.03.2011, Thursday

Miracle of Sound at the Ka'ba

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore has been writing poetry since 1964. Although he stopped writing for ten years after becoming a Muslim in 1970 he resumed writing poetry in 1980 and has published many books since.

read more 23.02.2011, Wednesday

The Miracle Of Pain

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Now, you can listen to Daniel Abdel-Hayy Moore's poems from his own voice. Moore has been writing poetry since 1964. Although he stopped writing for ten years after becoming a Muslim in 1970 he resumed writing poetry in 1980 and..

read more 09.02.2011, Wednesday

The Importance of Zuhd

Arts & Culture / Sufism / Ahmet Yıldırım, PhD

The prophets, tasked with proclaiming divine messages to mankind, were figures selected from amongst people to convey and demonstrate truths to humanity. They neither asked for any price/compensation from people in exchange for..

read more 02.02.2011, Wednesday

Tiny Spider on a Leaf

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Now, you can listen to Daniel Abdel-Hayy Moore's poems from his own voice. Moore has been writing poetry since 1964. Although he stopped writing for ten years after becoming a Muslim in 1970 he resumed writing poetry in 1980 and..

read more 26.01.2011, Wednesday