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Shake off heedlessness and focus on the great months – Avondale Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  07-03-2019  |  Avondale Musallah We are about to enter the spiritual ‘high season’ of the Mu’min with the approach of Rajab, Sha’ban and Ramadan, regarding which Nabi ﷺ would make the dua, ‘Allahumma barik lana fee Rajab wa Sha’ban waballighna Ramadan’. Grasp these opportunities, in accordance with the exhortation of Nabi-e Kareem ﷺ to appreciate(…)

Nikah – Appreciate this great bounty

Jumuah  |  22-02-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa Nikah is a great ni’mat and blessing, which the youth should understand and value. If we understand it in the light of Quran and Sunnah, then there is less chance of a breakdown. It is a Sunnah of the Ambiya (AS), a very noble institution and every effort must(…)

Desirable Qur’anic Qualities 3/3

Jumuah  |  01-02-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa When Allah promises forgiveness and a great reward, then He will reward according to His position, mercy and generosity. Who can match Allah’s treasure, when He is the owner of every treasure of the heavens and the earth? So imagine what type of reward He will give! Those who(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 15) – Dialogue between Hazrat Muawiya R.A and Shaytaan

Islahi  |  28-01-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is discussed in which shaytan awakens Hazrat Muawiya (RA) for Salah, preventing the tremendous remorse he would have expressed by which Allah SWT would have elevated his status.  Sayyidina Muawiya RA was from among the great Sahaba of this Ummah, entrusted(…)

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(…)

Imam Jaffar Sadiq R – 21st Ramadaan-S2

Ramadaan 2018  |  05-06-2018  |  Imam Jaffar Sadiq R was the great, great grandson of Rasulullah (SAW). He was amongst the great auliya of the Ummah. He was an extremely pious and great personality. Regarding Imam Jaffar Sadiq R it is said he once told his companions: “Let us take a pledge, whomsoever of us is(…)

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(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 1) – Ayaaz & the jealous Ministers

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 4

Islahi  |  11-09-2017  |   Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) is regarded amongst the great Auliya Allah of this Ummah, his name is taken with great love and reverence and there is a desire to practice on his advices. We see how when a person sacrifices for the pleasure of Allah, then Allah SWT raises his(…)

Bilal RA – man of unshakeable Iman!

Jumu’ah  |  11-08-2017  | Masjid Bilal, Castlehill Bilal RA was a great man of Islam among the companions of Nabi SAW. Bilal RA origins was from Africa and his father was brought to Arabia as a slave. Allah Taala had given him a beautiful heart. He was the first amongst the slaves to accept the(…)

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