Below are the first two of seven paragraphs penned during the course of writing what is provisionally Chapter 8 of a current philosophical project. In effect, these seven collectively constitute appendices to the main theme of the chapter: the development of an Islamic phenomenology and science of consciousness. Much of the content presumes earlier...Read More
Towards an Islamic Philosophy of Education
Note by Samawi One of the most pressing needs of Muslim communities, East and West, is a coherent, progressive framework of education that avoids the extremes of reactionary traditionalism and astray Westoxification (gharbzadegi in Farsi). The core of Islamic and AhlulBayti (S) teaching is the search for knowledge beyond faith, realized in action; efforts...Read More
This post is under development and may not be in its final state Introducing Walayah.org It is a common saying, even a cliché, that Islam is the most misunderstood “religion.”1 Yet it is quite accurate, to the extent that one can argue that the essence of Islam remains a stranger to the world, even to many Muslims. As a comprehensive way of life Islam...Read More
The Way of Islam in A Nutshell!
ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib (passed in 661 CE, peace be upon him): Surely Allāh, magnified and exalted, established Islām as the way to the water [of life]: He made its accesses easy for those who arrive at it, and fortified its foundations for the one who wars against it. He made it an honor for the one who receives its walāyah; a safety for the one who...Read More