Salaam Alaykum Mawlana Shaykh Hisham and dear staff!
I was very happy when listened Mawlana S. Nazim speaking about monarchy. I aways liked this kind of government. I’m very pride to say that my country, Brazil, once has a monarchy system. So, I want to ask Mawlana Shaykh Nazim and Mawlana Shaykh Hisham to pray for the Brazilian monarchy to return, and to this country to be straightened and cleaned of it’s corruption. I also ask, if is possible, that this picture get to Mawlana Shaykh Nazim: http://people.ufpr.br/~lgeraldo/pedroIIfalaaotrono.jpg
Is the picture of our late emperor D. Pedro II, who was a very fair, wise and pious king, and was fond toward Muslims. He was deposed in 1889 by militars in a coup d’ etat that inaugurated republic in Brazil.
Thank you. Blesses to you, to Mawlana Shaykh Nazim, Shaykh Hisham, Shaykh Mehmet and Shaykh Adnan. Sorry for my bad English!
wa `alaykum salam,
Thank you for your message and the link. Monarchy for its own sake is dispraised in the Holy Qur’an (27:34) but it is indeed preferred as a lesser evil in comparison to modern-day governments. The one monarchy that Islam actively promotes and for which Muslims pray is that of al-Mahdi at the end of times, i.e. our present time. That is what Grandshaykh Mawlana Shaykh Sharafuddin, Grandshaykh Mawlana Shaykh Abdullah Daghistani, Sultan al-Awliya Mawlana Shaykh Nazim, and all Awliya – Allah sanctify their secrets – in recent times have been awaiting, since al-Mahdi’s rule and kingdom will bring back peace and the rule of Prophetic law on earth, at the hand of Sayyidina `Isa upon him peace. All other monarchies are but pale fragments of that one real monarchy, as witnessed by Mawlana’s extreme disappointment with current kings and sultans.
Hajj Gibril Haddad