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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 &(…)

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(…)

Restrictions of Deen give us true freedom

Zikr  |  19-04-2018  | In the words of Beloved Rasool (SAW), the Believer in this world is in a prison and the disbeliever is in paradise. The Believer, for the short life of this world happily and willingly accepts the restrictions placed upon him, knowing he will soon be relieved from this ‘prison’ of dunya into an(…)

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(…)

Connecting the heart to Allah permanently – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Overport

Zikr  |  2018-02-01  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Overport  |  The person who adorns his life, looking for happiness in illicit love is in fact destroying himself. Life in this world is short and we have to fulfill the purpose of our creation by preparing for our meeting with Allah SWT and the Aakhirah. The person who attempts to(…)

Sunnah life – freedom from worry and sorrow – Athlone Park Musallah, Amanzimtoti

Zikr  |  09-11-2017   |  Athlone Park Musallah, Amanzimtoti  |  The only formula to achieve freedom from the worries and sorrows of both the worlds is to become the true slave of Madinah, by practicing on the ways and teachings of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) from the heart, with full conviction.  The ultimate reality and essence of the life(…)

Masjidun Nabawi and the Story of Thumama – Masjid Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  Majlis  |  02-11-2017  |   Masjid Ebrahim, Newlands  |  Madinah Munawarrah is the precious and beautiful ‘gem’ in the ring of the cities of the world, and should be the most beloved city to every Believer. The Masjid in the time of Nabi (SAW) was a simple structure, as the emphasis was rather on building the personalities(…)

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