Author Archives: Ustadh Mahmoud Shelton

About Ustadh Mahmoud Shelton

Mahmoud Shelton studied at the University of Edinburgh before taking a degree in Medieval Studies at Stanford University. Shelton is the author of Alchemy in Middle Earth: The Significance of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, The Balance of George Lucas' Star Wars, and numerous articles. He is also a contributor to The Royal Book of Spiritual Chivalry and The Sufi Science of Self-Realization. Contributions by Mahmoud Shelton * Chivalry of the Night and Day * Alchemy in Middle Earth * contributor, The Royal Book of Spiritual Chivalry
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The view of martial arts

I would like to know the view on various martial arts such as kung fu as games of… Continue reading

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Did Prophet Elias drink from the spring?

Is Prophet Elias the same person who drank from the spring of eternal life together… Continue reading

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The water of life

Brought up Christian, being Muslim now, the living water of which also the Prophet… Continue reading

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Wrong info?

It is mentioned on the below link that HIH Selim IV i.e HIH Selim bin Sultan Abdul… Continue reading

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About Samson

I would like to know the position that Islam gives to Samson, he was the Prophet as… Continue reading

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Islam, Chinese Internal Martial Arts, and Cultural Adaptation

I’m interested in learning about how Chinese Muslims adapted Chinese Internal… Continue reading

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Sayyidina Ali’s Battle

Which war (name of the war) was it when Sayyiduna Ali (Radiallahu tala anhu) let… Continue reading

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Dhul Qarnayn (as), Khidr (as) and the fountain of youth

I have heard parts of a tradition relating that Sayyidina Dhul Qarnayn (as) and Sayyidina Khidr (as) went in search of the “fountain of youth” or “water of life” and that is how Sayyidina Khidr (as) is alive until today through drinking that blessed water. Continue reading

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Sultan Selim

According to the books of history,they said that Sultan Selim II drunk alcohol and his face was red because he drank a lot .Is it True? Continue reading

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guru nanak

i have asked this qeustion before but have never got a responce,was guru nanak a muslim,has mawlana shaykh nazim ever taked about guru nanak..thank you Continue reading

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