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Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 17) – The thirsty person and the wall

  Islahi Majlis |  18-02-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is discussed in which a thirsty person dismantles a wall brick-by-brick in order to reach the water. Through this anecdote, Maulana Rumi (R) explains that every Mu’min should experience a thirst to reach and be close to Allah SWT, however(…)

Matric Results and Career Choices

Jumuah  |  04-01-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa At this time of the year when the matric results are released, there are those that have succeeded and others who have not. It reminds us of a similar scenario which will be on the Day of Qiyamah, when our results of the exam of life will be released.(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 11) – The Falcon and the Owls

Islahi  |  17-09-2018  |  The Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is a masterpiece appreciated not only by Muslims, but by a great number of non-Muslims as well. Although they have not grasped the true essence of Maulana Rumi’s (R) message (i.e. Tauhid, Sunnah, following the Shari’ah and recognising Allah SWT), they derive inspiration, benefit, moral(…)

Istighfaar in the Holy Months

Jumuah |  03-08-2018 | Allah Ta’ala has kept 4 auspicious months in the calendar. These are the months of peace & truce. Dhul Hijjah is significant because 2 great acts of Ibadah, Hajj & Udhiya are found. Good deeds are multiplied, & so are sins. We should engage in various acts of Ibadah. Our heart &(…)

Gifts from Ramadaan to the Ummah

Ramadaan 2018  |  08-06-2018  |  If this Ummah knew the great benefits of Ramadaan, we would wish the entire year to be Ramadaan. It is a sign of Imaan that a person honours his guest. This is such a guest that has come to give the gifts of Maghfirah & Taqwa. Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala grants(…)

Welcoming the guest of Ramadaan – Amanzimtoti Musallah

Zikr  |  10-05-2018  |  Amanzimtoti Musallah  |  Allah SWT has given Believers the beautiful opportunity of Ramadan for a ‘new birth’ to materialise. It is understood from Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) that the person who safeguards Ramadan and takes it as a month of great virtue and reformation will see the benefits throughout the year. As soon as(…)

Hazrat Maulana Mazhar Sb DB – an embodiment of Akhlaq

Zikr  |  15-02-2018  | Poetry: Maulana Mazhar ki Amaad The programs of Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Mazhar Sb DB – the illustrious son of an illustrious father, have been widely announced. We tend to take the Ahlullah for granted because they come regularly to our shores. We should actually be seeking out their company,(…)

Role of Muslims in the changing political landscape of SA

Jumu’ah  |  16-02-2018  |  Masjid-un-Noor, Asheville  | With the changing political landscape occurring in our country; what is the purpose of the Muslim in this country or any other country? We have a sublime obligation to fulfil. Innumerable examples from the Holy Quran are given by Allah (SWT), which explain that what is beneficial will(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P8

Islahi  |  07-11-2016  |  Knowledge enables a person to deal with the various situations faced in life in the best possible manner with the most favourable outcome. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said referring to knowledge that a person will never be satisfied with listening to such ‘goodness’ until he enters his abode in Jannah. The true appetite(…)

Benefits of humility and the harms of pride

Islahi  |  14-03-2016  |  Allah Rabbul Izzat has very strongly condemned the evil attribute of pride in the Holy Quran. The very first sin committed on the surface of the earth was that of pride, when Iblees rejected the command of Allah Ta’ala to prostrate to Aadam AS. The subject matter and essence of the(…)

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