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Reviving the spiritual heart

Zikr  |  28-09-2017  | The ‘heart’ of the science of Tasawwuf and Sulook is a matter of the heart – developing, reforming and purifying it. There are innumerable Ayats of the Holy Quran and Ahadith which speak about the heart, detailing what a sound heart is, and the various diseases of the heart. The Mashaaikh(…)

Special feelings at Baitullah – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  24-08-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  We are in the Mubarak month of Dhul Hijjah, and the Hujjaaj are preparing to embark on the five days of Hajj. Once they complete the rites of Hajj they will return with the ‘certificate’ of Jannah, and the title of ‘Hajee’. Shaikhul Islam, Hazrat Mufti Taqi(…)

Revive the true spirit of Zul-Hijjah and Qurbani

islahi  |  21-08-2017  |   We are on the threshold of the auspicious and Mubarak month of Dhul Hijjah. The first ten nights (and days) of Dhul Hijjah are so significant that Allah SWT has taken an oath on them in the Holy Quran: ‘Wal fajr. Walayalin a’ashr’; and unique to these ten days are(…)

Striving to obtain the means of comfort for the Aakhirah – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  17-08-2017  |   Avondale Musallah  |  In the life of this world there are two groups of people: those who have the means of physical and material comfort, and those without. Those without the physical and material means endure great discomfort and difficulty in adverse weather conditions, whereas those with these means are(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 3

islahi  |  14-08-2017  |  On one occasion Hazrat Ibraheem bin Adham (R) was asked, ‘Why are our Duas not accepted’, and he gave this very famous piece of advice: ‘Our hearts’ have become dead because of ten things: 1. You have known Allah, yet you have not fulfilled His duties. 2. You have read the(…)

Yearning for Baitullah

Zikr  Majlis  |  10-98-2017  |  The season of Hajj is a time when the heart of every Believer should be with the Hujjaaj as they embark on this great journey. It is a sign of Iman to wish to be there, and feel sorrow in the heart if unable to go for Hajj. A person who(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 2

islahi  |  31-07-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) was the embodiment of many amazing qualities. Great lessons and inspiration is taken from the incident in which he assisted a companion in dire need, for which he was given a beautiful and sincere dua. To obtain such a dua is true wealth for a Believer(…)

Acquiring the sweetness of the love of Allah & Greeting the departing Hajee

Zikr  |  27-07-2017  |  The love of Allah SWT must supersede the love of everything else in this world; this is the essence of Kalimah Tayyibah ‘Laa illahah illallah Muhammadur-Rasoolullah (SAW)’. As we are approaching Qurbani season we are reminded of Ibraheem AS whose love for Allah SWT was tested when he was commanded to sacrifice(…)

Sacrifice the desires of the nafs

Zikr  |  13-07-2017  |  In the journey of Taqwa a person will experience the pain of sacrificing the desires of the nafs. The true lover of Allah SWT does not shy away; but takes the pain on his heart and bears with patience. Lesson is taken from the Pious Elders on fighting the desires of(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 1

Islahi  |  03-07-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) was the Ruler of Balkh, until Allah Rabbul Izzat inspired him to repent. He gave up a life of luxury, and chose a life of absolute simplicity. He then studied various branches of knowledge becoming a great Aalim, Scholar of Hadith and Qira’ah, and a Master in(…)

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