“All those come here who feel haunted by the thought of God.”

– Shaykh al-ʿAlawi

Trobador represents the poetical canon of Rafael Alejandro Jara. Born in Santiago de Chile, he studied English Literature at the University of Miami. He can be reached at rafael.alejandro.jara at gmail.com.

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10 comments on “About

  1. Abdur Rahman says:

    Salaams Rafael,

    Ma sha Allah. Excellent blog, my friend. I’ll definitely be stopping by again, insha Allah.

    I look forward to sharing with you, bi ithnillah

    Abdur Rahman

  2. Wonderful! Beautiful! You make a non-believer like me feel high!

  3. I have quoted you in my latest post.

  4. Irving says:

    Salaam Brother Rafael :)

    Your new Rubaiyat is really beautiful, a Sufi poem that rolls off the tongue and into the heart :)

    The comments don’t seem to be working so I say it here :)

    Ya Haqq!

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  6. almaghribfl says:

    wa assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu

  7. B Majnun says:

    As salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah Sidi Rafael, beautiful blog you have masha Allah. Will be stopping by on the regular insha Allah!

    Que Dios te bendiga siempre

  8. Ifrah Rais says:

    Assalam Alaikoum, I am contacting you in the hope of interviewing you for feature I am currently writing on Muslim bloggers for emel magazine, a Muslim lifestyle magazine based in the UK. I would appreciate it if you could get back to me regarding this as soon as possible. Jazaka Allahu Khayran.



  9. paz says:

    Saludos Rafael,

    Me encontre tu blogsite por casualidad, es lindo.

    Yo tambien escrito poemas y canto/escribir musica. Si tienes email te mandare una de mis canciones.

    Que este bien, tambien estuve en Chile hace muchos anos atras, asi que apprendi el castellano!

    WaSalaam paz

  10. Holly says:

    Asalaamu Alaikum

    JazaAllahum Khayer for stoping by- Reading here is very interesting, May Allah continue to bless you InshaAllah and all of the Muslim Ummah

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