–Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Chairman of the Board & Scholar-in-Residence, Nawawi Foundation, USA, spoke on “Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani’s (RAA) Reform of the Religious Scholars of His Time & the Appearance of Salah al-Din“.
Delivered prior to the ongoing popular uprisings in several Muslim-majority countries, the talk’s references to rulers and religious scholars is especially timely and poignant:
The speech in English has been transcribed here (please press the full-screen mode icon for better viewing):
To download a PDF copy of the transcribed speech in English, please click here.
–Brother Ahmad James (aka Baraka Blue) recited an original poem entitled “Heaven’s Door (Nothing More)” in praise of our beloved Prophet (SAWS). Here is the video:
–Here is some very moving footage of the school children receiving us during our visits:
–Here is video footage of our recent visit to Jinack Island; a place that has until recently been difficult to reach and isolated: