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Gateway to Paradise or Hell – our choice – Gateway Musallah

Zikr  |  27-09-2018  |  Gateway Musallah  |  Allah SWT has spoken about two gateways in the Qur’an Shareef – the gateway of Jahannam which the people of hellfire will be shoved into and the gateway of Jannah which the people of paradise will be made to enter with great honour and dignity. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said, ‘The(…)

Sayyidina Hussain RA – Our Hero, Our Role Model – Stanger

Jumuah  |  21-09-2018  | The important thing about the incident of Karbala is to emulate Sayyidina Hussain (RA) example & bring alive his qualities in our lives. Sayyidina Hussain (RA) was brought up in the lap of piety. He was extremely beloved to Nabi(SAW). A person who is the beloved of Nabi (SAW) automatically becomes(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Zul Hijjah Rules and Virtues

Jumuah |  10-08-2018 | Allah Ta’ala takes an oath on the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, which is an indication of its greatness & significance. The 9th & 10th are very important, not only for us, but more so for the hujaaj as well. Nabi has mentioned, that whoever intends sacrificing an animal should cut(…)

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 &(…)

4 Sacred months – Significance

Zikr Majlis  |  26-07-2018  |  Avondale Musallah, Durban  | Poetry: ‘Ka’be pe pari jab pehli nazar’ The system of timekeeping of twelve months is ordained by Allah SWT. Of the twelve months, the four months that are sanctified are Dhul Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. Ibn Kathir (R) explains the meaning of a month being(…)

Madinah: a sparkling diamond among the cities of the world

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Poetry: ‘Makhmoore hawaao me dil chaspe nazaaro me’ We are less than forty days from witnessing the great Ibadah of Hajj and the excitement in the Ummah is building up. Hajj is not only for the Hujjaaj who have the great fortune of standing in front of Raudha Mubarak, Baitullah(…)

Prophetic advices for Ramadaan

Islahi  |  14-05-2018  |  With the blessed month of Ramadan being a matter of hours away, in emulation of a great Sunnah the sermon given by Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) on the last day of Sha’ban is being read. In this sermon, amongst other virtues and advices, it is explained that in Ramadan rewards for deeds are multiplied(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 7) – Competition in decoration

Islahi  |  23-04-2018  |  In the anecdote discussed from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R), the Romans and the Chinese compete before the king in decoration. The Romans outdo the Chinese, simply by cleaning and polishing the walls of their area which then reflected the artwork of the Chinese appearing more beautiful than the original(…)

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