Shaykh Shazad Khan – Khalifah of the late Shaykh Syed As`ad Madani (rahimahullah) – recently started a weekly Dhikr majlis in Birmingham.
The majlis takes place every Sunday night at 6.oo pm;
the venue is:
Madrasa Taleemul Quran
12 Freer Road
The Majlis starts with a short talk based on a commentary of Shaykh Ibn `Ata’ Allah’s “al-Hikam,” followed by a session of jahri (loud) Dhikr, consisting in the “Bara Tasbih” (12 tasbihat) of the Chishti Sabiri Tariqah.
In Sufism, as in hadith studies, there exists a lineage that connects each disciple with their shaykh, who has also taken it from his shaykh, and so on, in a continous chain back to the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace). The spiritual lineage of my own teacher, Shaykh Asad Madani, comes from its prophetic origin through a number of tariqas. The main ones are given below: Continue reading →