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.
How can the heart be illumined whilst images are reflected in its mirror? How can it travel to Allah, whilst it is still shackled with the fetters of desire? How can it hope to enter Allah’s presence whilst it has not purified itself of forgetfulness? How can it hope to understand subtle secrets whilst it has not refrained from offensive acts?
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