Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,
I have this dream from time to time which essentially stays the same but the scenario changes a bit. It starts off with me on a quest for knowledge and physical training on top of a snowy mountain, where I train my mind and body with spiritual knowledge as my guide. I feel that I should live my life like that. I think about this all the time in my daily life. O my Shaykh what does this mean? Sometimes I want to move away from this life of mine and start a new life in Cyprus at the will and command of Maulana Sheikh Nazim. I am not sure if that is the right thing to do and what exactly it means. I have always been a thinker and seeker of knowledge and every time I am in that mode, this situation arises.
Please help me.
wa `alaykum salam,
Al hamdulilah it is a good sign to see snow because it signifies angelic support and knowledge. It is also a good sign to yearn to devote your life to asceticism and to leave worldly desires. However, it is best to “take it slow” and be consistent by everyday devoting some time to sincere worship and still maintaining your worldly commitments. It is our way to be in this world but not “of this world”.
Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani