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Aashura – day of hope for Ummah

Special  |  19-09-2018  |  The 10th of Muharram – Yawmu Aashura, is a ‘big day’ in the Islamic calendar. The fast of Aashura was Fardh (compulsory) until Allah SWT decreed the fasting of Ramadan, the reward of which is forgiveness for the past year’s sins. In order to distinguish from the fasting of the Jews,(…)

Arafah – day of amnesty and acceptance

Islahi  |  20-08-2018  |  The day of Arafah is a great day, not only for the Hujjaj but for the entire Ummah. It was regarding this day that Allah SWT proclaimed, ‘I have completed your Dīn, I’ve completed all My favours upon you and I have chosen Islām as your way of life’. The virtues(…)

Zul Hijjah and Hajj Rewards

Jumuah |  17-08-2018 |  There is no greater Friday than that which coincides with the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. No deeds are greater in reward, or more accepted than those performed in these 10 days. We should take advantage & maximise our rewards, by having the same fervour as we would in the(…)

Season for Repentance and Reform – Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road  |  We are in that great season of the Islamic calendar in which the great Ibadah of Hajj will be carried out in the Holy Cities and another great Ibadah – the Udhiyyah (sacrifice) will be carried out there and in every other part of the(…)

Standing in the Court of Allah as a Beggar

Zikr Majlis  |  09-08-2018  | Poetry: ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ Visiting Baitullah is a great spiritual experience where a person has the opportunity to make true Taubah to Allah SWT in a manner that secures his Maghfirah (forgiveness). In the poetry ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’, Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani (DB) expresses the emotions that a(…)

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 &(…)

Love & Compassion for the Muslim Ummah

Jumuah |  27-07-2018 |  Hajj is a means  of forgiveness for the whole Ummah.  Allah Ta’ala accepts the duas of the Haaji on behalf of whoever he asks. Allah Ta’ala loves the action of compassion, & it is a trait of siddiqiyyat. To have love, compassion, seek forgiveness & make dua for the Ummah is on(…)

Intensify our Ibaadat in the last 10 Nights

Jumuah  |  01-06-2018  |  We are in the middle 10 days, a crucial part of this month. We need to seek forgiveness excessively. We should use this opportunity so that not a single sin remains. Our pious elders of the past were people who were engaged in so much Ibaadah, yet they feared non- acceptance,(…)

Taqwa – objective of Ramadan

Jumuah  |  18-05-2018  | It is a great favour & blessing to witness the month of Ramadan. It will be a great injustice if we do not make the best of it. Let us not be so unfortunate that we do not secure forgiveness, salvation & elevation in the Hereafter. If there is no transformation(…)

Sha’ban – Season of Spiritual Spring-Cleaning

Jumu’ah  |  13-04-2018  | Masjid Taqwa  |  There is great wisdom in the varying seasons of the world. Everything in the universe is an indication of the greatness & power of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. Winter is the ‘Spring’ of the Believer: the reason being that the days are short, thus it is easier to fast(…)

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