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Zul Hijjah Rules and Virtues

Jumuah |  10-08-2018 | Allah Ta’ala takes an oath on the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, which is an indication of its greatness & significance. The 9th & 10th are very important, not only for us, but more so for the hujaaj as well. Nabi has mentioned, that whoever intends sacrificing an animal should cut(…)

Love & Compassion for the Muslim Ummah

Jumuah |  27-07-2018 |  Hajj is a means  of forgiveness for the whole Ummah.  Allah Ta’ala accepts the duas of the Haaji on behalf of whoever he asks. Allah Ta’ala loves the action of compassion, & it is a trait of siddiqiyyat. To have love, compassion, seek forgiveness & make dua for the Ummah is on(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 9) – Snake in the city

Islahi  |  23-07-2018  | The Mathnavi Shareef mentions the fascinating anecdote of ‘The Snake in the City of Baghdad’. In this anecdote, Maulana Rumi (R) likens the nafs of the Sufi to the snake which has become ‘frozen’ due to Mujahadah, Zikrullah, Suhbah of the Ahlullah and a pious environment, and therefore appears ‘dead’. However, if(…)

Simplicity is Sunnah way of life – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  12-07-2018  |  Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands  | Poetry: Salaam us par Fourteen hundred years have passed, but the lessons and insights from the life of our beloved Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) are applicable to all aspects of our existence even today. He was the personality who helped the helpless and was looked up to by the downtrodden in society.(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 8) – Opinions on an Elephant

Islahi  |  09-07-2018  |  The anecdote ‘The Different Opinions on an Elephant’ from the Mathnavi of Maulana Rumi (R) is very relevant to our times. Each person who felt a different part of the Elephant drew a conclusion about what an Elephant is! Only once the light of morning came, their misconceptions were removed. Misunderstandings can(…)

Recognising our true heroes

Zikr Majlis | 05-07-2018 | . It is important to continuously nourish our Iman and strengthen our Yaqin by focusing on the Seerah of our beloved Rasul (SAW) and speaking about his illustrious Companions RA. We should speak about the status of Allah’s Nabi (SAW) until it becomes so deeply embedded that nobody else can ever(…)

Save yourself and families – teach them correct beliefs

Jumuah  |  06-07-2018  | Musjid-e-Noor, Asherville  |  The basic but ultimate objective of our life on earth is how we & our families may be saved from Hellfire. Allah Ta’ala addresses the Believers, that we should beware & not be complacent thinking we have the passport to Jannah. We have to work to enter Jannah &(…)

The Maladay & Remedy for Mankind from the Quran

Islahi   |   25-06-2018  |  Allah SWT imbued Hazrat Shaikh Zakariyya (R) with the hightest level of Taqwa, Wilayat and with knowledge, wisdom and intelligence par excellence. Hazrat Shaikh’s famous book, Fadhail as-Sadaqat covers the rewards of charity as well as the causes that deprive a person of this virtuous act, which is primarily love of wealth(…)

Ramadan’s Lesson of Spending on the Poor

Jumuah  |  22-06-2018  |  Ramadaan is the spiritual rain that softens the hard hearts. It is a month of mutual sympathy. That spirit is meant to continue for the rest of the year. There is great virtue in bringing joy to another person. It is a guarantee of Allah Ta’ala being happy with that person on(…)

Preserve the gifts of Ramadan – Taqwa and Taubah

Zikr  |  21-06-2018  |  The month of Ramadan came and went like a dream and we are already back to the ‘rat-race’ of life. The Ahlullah may be physically departed from this world, but their teachings are very much alive. We can take barakat and fuyudh from them, however our Islah can only be made by(…)

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