Dec 2016: Divine Names

December newsletter: an extract from Shaikh Kabir's book in progress, Moments with the Divine Names from Shaikha Camille, theme reflection by Shazreh Hussain and more...

Ya Jabbar, Ya Mutakabbir, Ya Wadud, Ya Hakim

Ya Jabbar, Ya Mutakabbir, Ya Wadud, Ya Hakim O You Who Compel Us towards ultimate greatness, You Who Are Supreme in knowing and love, You knit us together by bone and by vibration, restoring hearts and limbs that have been wounded. Sometimes we trip, and fall in our wanderings— bring us home to Your Love. [...]

Ya Salam, Ya Mumin, Ya Muhaymin

Ya Salam, Ya Mumin, Ya Muhaymin O You Who Are Eternal and Ever Present Peace, renew us with Your breath breathing us, that restores, that harmonizes all the parts of our being, that we might see afresh, Ya Mumin, Ya Muhaymin, O You Who Are the Inspirer and Preserver of Faith, the True Means of [...]

Ya Ahad, Ya Wahid, Ya Wadud

Ya Ahad, Ya Wahid, Ya Wadud O You Who Hear and Understand All Tongues forgive us, for all the moments of misspeaking, for taking another’s name in vain, for riling defenses. You have told us to speak only with the most beautiful urgings. From the depths of our souls we long to communicate with You [...]

Ya Khafid, Ya Rafi, Ya Wadud, Ya Karim

Ya Khafid, Ya Rafi, Ya Wadud, Ya Karim O You who bring us low, that You might exalt us within You— when we are exalted in this world, there is a danger— our self-consciousness may increase, and we may lose the palpable sense of Your Presence that inundates us when we are near, bowing in [...]

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