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Sahabi’s eagerness for good advice

Jumuah  |  12-04-2019  | Masjid Taqwa Nabi (SAW) advised Hazrat Abu Ayyub Ansaari with 3 things: 1. Read your Salah as if it is your last. There are two benefits of this, one is that the quality of the Salah will improve and secondly, it is a reminder of death. The second advice was, don’t(…)

Kalimah Tayyibah – 3 levels to achieve

Jumuah  |  29-03-2019  |  Masjid Bilal, Castlehill Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala chose the best of humans to send as messengers for the guidance of mankind. They all came with one job, that is to invite the people to the oneness, worship and obedience of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. The first requirement of Tauheed is that(…)

NZ mosque attack – Love trumps Hate

Jumuah  |  22-03-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa The speech given by the Imam, himself a survivor of the terror attack last week, was delivered in a public park and attended by 1000’s. The Imam delivered a very profound and universal message. Today, in place of the terrorist who was filled with hatred, he sees love, compassion(…)

NZ mosque attack – the way forward

Jumuah  |  15-03-2019  |  Masjid Hilal Today is a dark day for the Ummah, and though we are separated by thousands of kilometres, we feel the same pain as the families of the shuhada.  The similitude of this Ummah is that of a single body- so when one part of the body is in pain,(…)

3 advices of Abu Darda RA on his death bed (1/2) – Stanger Jamiah Masjid

Jumuah  |  15-02-2019  |  Stanger Jamiah Masjid Abu Darda (RA) conveyed the Amanah before he passed away. We too must convey and propagate as much as possible. Nabi (SAW) advised him three things: 1. Make Ibadah as if Allah is in front of you. 2. Live in this world like you are a dead person- he(…)

Kalimah Tayyibah – cure for hearts – Masjid Nurul Huda, Randles Rd

Zikr  |  14-02-2019  |  Masjid Nurul Huda, Randles Rd Ashaar: Dil pe kalme dharab lagaa, Laa ilahah illallah  In the Qur’an, Allah SWT commands the Believers to adopt Taqwa, and to only speak that which is appropriate. The best, most accurate and truthful of all speech is the Zikr of Kalimah Tayyibah, ‘Laa ilahah illallah’! When(…)

Strengthen Iman with Zikr and Dawat – Musjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  31-01-2019  |  Musjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands The pebbles in the palm of Abu Jahl proclaimed the Shahadah, proving to the world that they recognized Nabi (SAW) and Allah SWT. Allah SWT says in the Qur’an that everything in the Universe makes His Tasbeeh, but man lacks perception to recognise it. Rocks perceive the qudrat of Allah(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 14) – Malakul Maut was perplexed

Islahi  |  21-01-2019  | The anecdote of Maulana Rumi (R) regarding the strange incident that took place in the court of Sulayman AS is discussed. In the anecdote, a man asks Sulayman AS to transport him to a far off land after noticing Malakul Maut staring at him, only to find that Malakul Maut was instructed(…)

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(…)

Tafseer of Surah Yaseen – 22nd Ramadaan-S1

Ramadaan 2018  |  06-06-2018  |  Allah SWT recited Surah Yasin and Surah Taha a 1000 years before the creation of the Heavens and earth. The angels said: “Blessed be the Ummah upon whom the Quran has been sent; blessed are the hearts that memorise it and blessed are the tongues that recite it.” The benefits of(…)

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