Shaikh Kabir in Indonesia, Ramadan Name reflections and Mahmoud Mostafa on extraordinary effort...
Shaikh Kabir's recent talk in Indonesia on the state of Islam and the Muslim world.
Shaikh Kabir was interviewed about the role of Sufism in the modern world and the dangers of religious extremism. Also available in German.
Everyone who knew you agrees about one thing. “He had a smile of incomparable charm.” Here’s how I see your smile for myself: Warm. Bright. But never the high-beam setting of a salesman or a politician...
Plenary talk by Shaikh Kabir at the Sufi World Forum in New Delhi, India, where he spoke about the weapons of beauty, friendship, music, poetry, and continual remembrance of Allah, and the urgent need to honor and empower women.
ONE DAY as I was having a cup of tea outside a small hotel in Istanbul, I noticed that the street was named Dervishlersokak, which means “alley of the dervishes.” At that very moment, a man pulling a cart stacked high with sacks of chickpeas passed by, a single man carrying the kind of burden [...]
"Sufism: A Hidden Treasure" -- a talk by Shaikh Kabir Helminski at City Circle, London on Friday 14th March, 2014. Many British Muslims today suffer a double alienation: on one side from a dogmatic expression of Islam lacking in love, and on the other side from a materialistic culture that leaves little room for the [...]
The States of the Soul cont - Q&A, London Circle, Thu 28th Feb, 2013 Follow-up to previous sohbet
Islam and Human Values by Kabir Helminski (with input from leading scholars) was written to address the urgent questions, misunderstandings, and distortions of Islam that are all too prevalent today. The need for a document like this seems to grow daily in the face of Islamophobic propaganda and extremist versions of Islam. Islam and Human Values makes the case that there is an intrinsic Islam with the Qur’an as its reference point that stands for religious pluralism, freedom of conscience, human dignity, social justice, and the spiritual transformation of human beings.