Advice from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him).
People’s ranks and the gifts which they receive from Allah vary according to their relationship with Muhammad ﷺ. Some perfect their following of him and the gifts they receive in this life and the next are beyond description. In Paradise they will hear the tidings of:
“Peace!” – a word of salutation from a Lord Most Merciful.1 Continue reading Our Relationship with the Prophet ﷺ
Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) counsels his students.
What advice do you have for your students and what hopes do you have for them for the future?
We counsel our students specifically and students of the Sacred Law generally to check their intention and the thoughts which enter their minds, which cause them either to act sincerely for the sake of Allah or to seek other than Allah. We counsel them to reject every thought originating from caprice (hawa), from the lower self (nafs) and from the Devil which calls them to seek other than Allah and to desire anything other than attaining His nearness and pleasure. Continue reading Counsels for Our Students