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Hadrat ‘Abdul-Qadir and the Transcendence of Sorrow

Hadrat ‘Abdul-Qadir al Jilani (b. 470 AH, 1077-78 CE) is usually considered the greatest example of the fact that in Islam to seek knowledge is a sacred obligation for all men and women, from the cradle to the grave. The … Continue reading

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Dualism and a Sufi Teaching Story

Dualism is a central problem for metaphysics, or, rather, how to avoid it. If we are dualistic in our thinking we will see metaphysical dilemmas as undecidable questions for which there can be no solution. It will lead us to … Continue reading

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