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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(…)

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(…)

Beware temptations don’t destroy us – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  21-04-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  The spiritual disease of attaching oneself and one’s heart to somebody whom it is not permissable to have any attachment to is the road of destruction. Through this, a person’s Dunya is destroyed, and over and above that is disgrace and athaab (punishment) in the Aakhirah. Our(…)

Illuminate the House of your Heart with Zikrullah – Junction Musjid

Zikr Majlis  |  04-04-2017  |  Junction Musjid  |  The primary objective of the Masajid, which are the houses of Allah SWT, is His Thikr. Stopping the Thikr of Allah takes away the light, adornment and beauty of the house of Allah SWT, and causes it to become deserted. People are attracted to a house which(…)

Power of Durood Shareef

Zikr Majlis  |  05-01-2017  |  Stanger Jaamia Masjid  |  Hazrat Moulana Sheikh Zakariyya (R) upon his departure from Stanger, KZN gave three beautiful advices to the people of the town who had the good fortune of hosting him in 1981. One of these advices was, as far as the tongue is concerned engage in abundant(…)

Weakness of the Ummah due to leaving Deen – Musallah Dawood, Montclair

Zikr  |  03-11-2016  | Musallah Dawood, Montclair  |  Sadly, our condition has become such that we have forgotten the guidance of the Holy Quran, the value and virtue of the Sunnah, and the teachings and regulations of the Shariah. The poetry recited laments the condition of the Muslim Ummah in current times. As a result the(…)

Deceptive Garden of Dunya – Musallah Mahmoodiyah, Westville North

Zikr   |   13-1o-2016   |  Musallah Mahmoodiyah, Westville North  |   In the life of this world there are many situations where a person will be broken hearted and will look to find comfort and solace of heart. It is on these occasions that those who had connected themselves with Allah SWT will(…)

Poetry “Escape into the lane of your Lord” – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  04-08-2016  | Avondale Musallah  |  A very unique poetry composed in the style of a conversation between two teenage girls encountering the challenges of adolescence. One of them is inclined towards having an illicit relationship and the other discourages her from taking that path of sin. ‘She advises her not to walk down this(…)

Reason with your nafs to subjugate it

Islahi Majlis  |  01-08-2016  |   The greatest obstacle in reaching Allah SWT is love for the Dunya as it creates unmindfulness of Allah SWT and the Aakhirah.   Hazrat Imam Ghazali (R) advises that in order to overcome this a person should spend a few minutes daily in solitude to reflect over one’s condition i.e(…)

Love of Dunya – root of all evils

Islahi Majlis  |  30-03-2015  |  It is important to understand what is classified as “Dunya” in order to eliminate “Hubbud-dunya” – love of the world from the hearts. Dunya refers to all those things which distract us from and make us negligent of Allah- this is not confined to material things as is commonly misunderstood,(…)

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