An Open Letter to the Broken Hearted

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We all have our own paths to tread – our own mistakes to make – our own lessons to learn. This is your path, no one else’s. These are your lessons, no one else’s. So learn them by heart. Do you remember how it had all begun? This world did not leave you; it was you who had left this …

Choices

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Excerpt from ‘Attaining a Pure Heart’ delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed at SNMC Ottawa, Canada Some people say that they didn’t even know there is something that exists called the qalb. There are a few words Allāh swt uses in Qur’ān repeatedly- aql (intellect), qalb (spiritual heart) and nafs (seat of base desires) – what are these three words? They …