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We ask to be no-one and nothing.
For, as long as we are someone, we are not complete.

--Sh. Nazim

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In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

The Haqqani Foundation

The mission of the Haqqani Foundation in America is to spread the traditional Islamic teachings of love, brotherhood of mankind and the Unity of belief in God that is present in all religions and spiritual paths. Its efforts are directed at bringing the diverse spectrum of religions and spiritual paths into harmony and concord, in recognition of mankind's responsibility as caretaker of this fragile planet and of one another.

The directorship of the Haqqani Foundation is a position assigned by the grandshaykh of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Sufi Order, Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani. He has appointed his representative (calipha), Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, a Sufi shaykh who has been authorized and given permission to guide followers to the Love of God and to their spiritual stations. Shaykh Kabbani's arduous religious and spiritual training has endowed him with the qualities necessary for a guide on the Path. Of especial relevance to the many Westerners with whom he meets, advises and teaches on a daily basis, is his lengthy education in Western institutions, his excellent command of English, French, Turkish and Arabic, and his deep knowledge of psychology and spiritual discipline.


We are Muslims following the majority of the Ummah - Ahl Sunnah wa Jama'ah.  We come from all walks of life, all kind of nationalities and colors--we are the united colors of Islam.  We are engineers, business people, home managers, doctors, lawyers, cab drivers, students, academicians, carpenters, farmers, royalties - just a glimpse at who we are.  We all have our different vocations, but we understand that they are only means.  Our maksud (purpose) in life is to gain the redha (countenance) of Allah. We are always in a constant battle, the battle against the nafs (ego).  We acknowledge, regardless of our socio-economic status,  without subduing the nafs, the Islam that we try to practice would be likened to a corpus without a soul. It would be like eating devoid of taste. Hence, we all gravitate to a path/school in Islam that specializes in the teachings of tazkiyya-tu-nafs (purification of the ego).

Just as there are many schools in Islam that teach tajweed (the art of reciting Quran), fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), there are also schools that teach tazkiyya-tu-nafs.  In the Islamic tradition, these schools or paths are called tariqat.  The Naqshbandi, is one of these tariqats. Leading this path for us is a most lovely human being named Muhammad Nazim, affectionately known as Sheikh/Shaykh Nazim.  It would suffice to say, we all love him for the sake of Allah. 

Nothing can be more virtuous than loving someone whose only purpose in life is to remind humanity of Allah, and warning them of the tricks and traps of Satan. Our Lord has asked us to follow those whom have turned their faces to Him with love. Significantly, to follow them with love would make the relationship spiritual.  By placing ourselves under the tutelage of Sh. Nazim, we are making that connection. Sh. Nazim diligently has been planting the seed of love in us.  The love of Allah; the love of the most beloved creation, Muhammad (SAW); the love of righteous ones; the love of awliyas (His friends); the love of humanity, the love of all creations.  We are striving to respect all and to be tolerant to all differences that are between us. In trying to do all of these, we are following the guidance of Sh. Nazim. 

For most of us, all these love do not come by default.  They have to be nurtured with care and patience.  Our guide is one of those who have been trained to instill all those qualities in us.  He reaps his knowledge and wisdom from the deep oceans of Quran and the Sunnah.  Without an arif (knower) like him to transmit to us both the esoteric and exoteric nature of the  Quran and Sunnah of the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW), we will not be tasting the sweetness of Islam ... the sweetness of Submission. Alhamdulillah, in the United States we are blessed to have Sh. Nazim's authorized deputy, Sh. Hisham Kabbani, the sole representative of Sh. Nazim in the American continent.  He has been  trained by Sh. Nazim for more than 40 years.  Through Sh. Hisham, our training to attain the reality of being an abdullah (servant of Allah) continues.

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As-Sayyid As-Shaykh Al-Hajj Muhammad Hisham Kabbani an-Naqshbandi ar-Rabbani






Haqqani Dervisler
Every Saturday night @ 8:00 pm
Naqshbandi Dergah
813 W. Windsor in Chicago
Salat & Zikrullah
Weekly Gathering Every Thursday Night at 8:00p
ICC Northbrook Mosque
Shaykh Imam Senad
1810 Pfingsten Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062
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"Invite all to the way of thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching;
And consult with them in ways that are best and most gracious."






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Our Dergah is located at
813 W. Windsor
Chicago, IL. 60640
It is open on Saturday for 'Isha Prayer together with Dhikr at 8:30PM

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