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Bismillah ir Rashman ir Rahim  (  In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

cropped-squaregreen.jpgSufi Path of Love intends to be a platform and a refuge for  Brothers and Sisters seeking  Real Spirituality,Truth , Happiness and Love.

share the breadFollowing the way of “Sohba”

 man_carrying_platter– Serving Love.

 fractals_picture-Having no organisations

  2013-03-25_en_Medicines   – Being  “Lateef”(gentle)

Sufi path of love  finds its inspiration in the spiritual heritage of Sufism in general, in the Naqshbandi Tariqat in particular, under the Guidance of Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani al-Rabbani al-Qubrusi al-Firdausi an-Naqshbandi and his son Sheikh Mehmet Adil Al Haqqani. It is open for every one who wants to follow or carry out the “Rainbow Path of Love” . see also Green Hearts Projects

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– The Blessed Tree

“The Prophet sitting under this tree, and its reacting to the Prophet makes the tree the only living terrestrial witness to the Prophet , what we would call in Arabic a sahabi.”
– H.R.H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad

‘”The Blessed Tree has a fruit, the seed of which plants a new branch of Iman (faith) in the heart.”

A meditation on the thethe blessed treemes of love of the Prophet, veneration of holy sites, grace and symbolism. This film tells the story of the meeting between the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon Him) and a Christian monk named Bahira. The meeting happened in the shade of a tree.

Fourteen hundred years later that same tree was discovered still alive in the northern deserts of Jordan. The only tree alive in hundreds of square miles of emptiness. This tree is a link to the life of the Prophet and a place of pilgrimage today… see video

“Living asquare greens a dry leaf taken by the wind of the divine inspiration which takes it anywhere it wants”. Maulana Sheikh Nazim al Haqqani

 

hu 1In his (or her Heart) is graved the Calligraphy of the Arabic word HU. This reflected Hu stands for the reunification between the resonance of the divine mystery in the outside world and the inner consonance of this resonance in every people.

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“May The Light of Allah always guide our steps.  طَرِيقَتُنَا الصُحْبَةُ وَالخَيْرُ فِي الجَمْعِيَّةِ Tarîqatounâ as-sohba wal khayrou fil jam’iyâ “Our way is the companionship  ( Sohba) and all benefits are in fraternal meeting “

– The purpose of Sohba: ….”Tariqatuna as-sohba; our way is through sohbat. Our way is being Ahbab, our way is love, respect, salamat /safety…” Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Al-Haqqani An-Naqshibandi Sohba, means conversational companionship. The purpose of Sohba is always the sharing of Blessing and the cultivation of Soul, Love, Friendship and Saintliness. This is the way of the great Sufi Guides, and it is walked in their spiritual company.  Sohba is related  with the Arabic term aṣ-ṣaḥābah (Arabic: الصحابة‎, “the companions”; from the verb صَحِبَ, “accompany”, “keep company with”, “associate with”) refers to the companions, disciples, scribes and family of the prophet Muhammad ( sal). Companion,  comes from Old French compagnon “fellow, mate, friend, partner” (12c.), ” from Latin com- “with” + panis “bread”. actually,” one who shares bread with another “cum,” with, “and panis,” bread share the breadHow should bread give strength until it is broken? Rumi The testimony of the companions, as it was passed down through chains of trusted narrators (isnads), was the basis of the developing Islamic tradition. From the traditions (hadith) of the life of Muhammad and his companions are drawn the Muslim way of life (sunnah), the code of conduct (sharia) it requires and the jurisprudence (fiqh) by which Muslim communities should be regulated. -Serving Love:man_carrying_platter The truly virtuous are they who… give food — however great be their want of it — unto the needy, the orphan, and the captive, saying, in their hearts, “We feed you for the sake of God alone: we desire no recompense from you, nor thanks: behold, we stand in awe of our Sustainer…” One of the traditional roles of the dervish lodge was as community kitchen and hostel, providing food and shelter for the poor and for travelers. Many early Sufis were “sons of the road,” wandering during the warm season, and relying on the grace of God and the spontaneous generosity of fellow Sufis for shelter and sustenance. Followers of other faiths also could count on such generosity, with no questions asked about their religion. A steaming bowl of Turkish soup, or çorba (chor-ba’), accompanied by fresh, crusty bread is like a warm hug from mom. In Turkey,during the holy month of Ramadan, the daily fast is always broken with dades , soup, and  fresh bread, – light fare that is easy on the stomach after a day of fasting. wild-rice-and-lentil-soupWhat we will take from  this world is just a piece of bread, a loaf. With that Man is sated. Gets satisfied. If the whole world  was his, with one bowl of soup, my effendi, he would be full.” Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Al-Haqqani An-Naqshibandi,  Sohba of the 31st of August, 2013.  Lefke – Cyprus fractals_picture– About organisation:

“Sometimes the followers of our Way express the wish that things should be more organized; but our organization is a higher organization, not like manmade ways. The difference is _57880718_dsc_1210like that of a forest existing naturally on the mountainside with its trees growing at irregular intervals, and of a forest planted by men, with all the trees standing uniformly spaced in neat and straight rows. Although to man’s eye the natural forest may seem chaotic, the ecological balance and subtle organization is real — perhaps much more so than in the planted forest. Which forest is lovelier and has a more calming effect on the soul? I think most people would find the natural one more pleasing.”  Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Al-Haqqani An-Naqshibandi (MERCY OCEANS’ PINK PEARLS- 1983)

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 see full lecture: “The disavantages of Sufi organizations”  – Don’t be hard, be Lateef/gentle When explaining “Latife – Subtlety – لطيفة” Mawlana speaks about a nation that has cut its connections to its great historical and spiritual  heritage and asks us to” be Lateef”

2013-03-25_en_MedicinesWhen Ashab al Kahf/People of the Cave woke up…this is from Holy Quran, Look, you have never thought about the as’hab al Kahf slept for 300 years Wa Azdadu Tis`aan (18:25) (And add 9 years) then He woke them up and when they woke up, they said: “We have nothing to eat. One of us may go and get something from the market that we can eat.” Did they not send one? Then what did they say? How Allah Almighty… What does it say, say? When one of them went to the market, they said: O our brother, wal yatalattaf (18:19)(speak gently)

What is this? Arabic? Meaning, explain with sublety. Don’t speak harshly. Speak lightly with humor sopeople may not get upset. “wal yatalattaf” (18:19)(and speak with sublety.) What does it mean? Did you ever think about it? Not Azhar scholars, even Sham scholars have not thought of it. This Holy Verse, is the exact center point of Holy Quran. Is it not so, Sh Mehmed? “Wal yatalattaf” (18:19) What does it mean? Don’t be hard, be Lateef/gentle with them. Speak to them with latifa/lightness,….. “Wal yatalattaf” (18:19) This Holy Verse is the exact mid point of the Holy Quran. What is it “yatalattaf “? Be Lateef/gentle, subtle, light. Say Latifa/jokes, speak with easy stories… I have proof in my hand: Holy Quran, it says, “don’t be hard, be gentle.” Be Lateef/gentle & if you speak using jokes/stories, everybody understands. If you speak hard,they run away from you or swear at you or attack you. Be Lateef/gentle, be gentle to everyone. Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Al-Haqqani An-Naqshibandi, Sohbat of the 8th of July, 2011.

Wonderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vow a thousand times Come, yet again, come, come.

Inscribed at the tomb of Jelaluddin Rumi

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