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Without His mercy, none can be purified – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  22-02-2018  |  Avondale Musallah  | Poetry: Jis Pe Hota He Fazle Rahmaani The poetry of the lovers of Allah SWT is deep in meaning and conveys important lessons to us. From the poetry, ‘Jis Pe Hota He Fazle Rahmaani’ we learn that it is only by the Rahmah (mercy) and Fadhl (grace) of Allah(…)

Disasters – Don’t worry how, be concerned why

Zikr  |  04-01-2018  |  Masjid-ut-Taqwa, Sea Cow Lake  |  The deeds of man have brought about corruption and chaotic conditions that prevail in the world today. Scientific explanations are limited to ‘how’ things happen. The knowledge of ‘why’ was reserved by Allah SWT for His chosen servants – the Ambiyaa AS, through Wahi (revelation). There(…)

Pearls from the Mathnavi – Part 1

Islahi  |  16-10-2017  |  The great Aalim and Wali Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (R) is inspired world famous for his masterpiece of Islamic Poetry – ‘Mathnavi Shareef’. Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sb (R) had a great connection with the Mathnavi Shareef, from his teenage years and throughout his life, and has written a synopsis and(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 5

Islahi  |  18-09-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) advised: ‘Bad deeds affects a person’s energy, and creates darkness in the heart, whereas good deeds are a source of energy and creates light in the heart’. Spending in the path of Allah is a superior form of Isaalus-Thawaab according to the Ulama. The recipients of charity(…)

Ummah weak and bleeding – Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North

Zikr  |  07-09-2017  |   Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North  | Poetry: Mera Kohi Nahi Aah Tere Siwa The words of this poetry reflect the condition of the oppressed Muslim man, woman and child who are calling out to Allah SWT in their suffering.  It starts off with these words: ‘O Allah, who is there(…)

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(…)

Stop the desires of the nafs with the brake of Taqwa

Zikr  |  04-05-2017  | Protection against sin lies in picturing the Day of Qiyamah. When a person reflects on standing before Allah SWT, and the presentation of his deeds, then it becomes the ‘brakes’ which stops the ‘car of nafs’ speeding towards ghunaa (sin). The struggle of life in this dunya is to reverse off(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 7

Islahi  |  03-04-2017  |  Hazrat Fudhail bin ‘Iyadh (R) once mentioned, ‘If you happen to make mention of worldly things in your gathering, then ensure to remember Allah SWT, since His remembrance is the cure for this ailment’. Regarding nifaaq (hypocrisy) he mentioned, ‘A Believer advises and admonishes in private, whereas the hypocrite abuses and(…)

Establishing the House of Allah for His remembrance – Musallah Umar Farooq, Umbilo

Zikr Majlis  |  23-03-2017  |  Musallah Umar Farooq, Umbilo  |  Allah SWT speaks about the importance of establishing places of Ibadah in the Holy Quran. Furthermore Allah SWT describes the qualities of such ‘men’ who frequent these places of worship. Their commercial activities do not distract them from the objective of being in this world,(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 4

Islahi  |  20-02-2017  |  The Auliya Allah are quoted because Allah SWT has placed effect in their words.  Their message may be simple but from the heart, and because they practice on the advices they give, their words impact on the hearts’ of people.  One of the major problems and spiritual maladies of our time(…)

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