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Invitation to Baitullah – Al Ihsan Musallah, Ibnis Rd

Zikr  |  11-07-2019  | Al Ihsan Musallah, Reservoir Hills We are only one month away from the five days of Hajj, therefore there is a lot of emphasis on the aspects of Hajj. Notwithstanding the fact that many are not going or have already been for Hajj, there is still a lot of reward and(…)

Winter – The “Spring” of a Believer

Islahi  |  08-04-2019  | ‘Winter is the ‘spring’ of the Mu’min’, as Allah SWT gives the Believers a wonderful opportunity to gain in this season in terms of spirituality. The nights are long to engage in various acts of Ibadah, whilst still affording adequate time for sleep. The days are short and the weather suitable,(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 19) – Looking for a human being

Islahi Majlis |  04-03-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) was discussed regarding the person who took a burning lamp to the market in the light of day, searching for a ‘true man’. Lesson is also taken from the thought-provoking incident regarding the Wali who adopted seclusion, due to being(…)

Recognising Allah, Loving Allah – Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road

Zikr Majlis  |  14-03-2019  |   Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road Ashaar: Ilahi ye alam he gulzar tera  In a Hadith-e-Qudsi, Allah SWT informs us, ‘I was a hidden treasure and I wished to be recognised, so I created the creation’. It is the recognition of Allah SWT that leads to His obedience, worship and love. Glimpses(…)

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(…)

3 advices of Abu Darda RA on his death bed (1/2) – Stanger Jamiah Masjid

Jumuah  |  15-02-2019  |  Stanger Jamiah Masjid Abu Darda (RA) conveyed the Amanah before he passed away. We too must convey and propagate as much as possible. Nabi (SAW) advised him three things: 1. Make Ibadah as if Allah is in front of you. 2. Live in this world like you are a dead person- he(…)

Desirable Qur’anic Qualities 2/3

Jumuah  |  25-01-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa These are ten qualities of the Believers who will be forgiven and for whom a very great reward and compensation has been prepared. Women have been mentioned separately, to illustrate that females too should strive to imbue these qualities within them. The quality of patience is mentioned specifically because(…)

Zikr creates deep inner peace

Zikr  |  29-11-2018  | Ashaar: ‘Dil pe kalme ki dharab lagaa, Laa ilaahah illallah’ Reading the Kalimah ‘Laa ilaahah illallah’ with ‘dharb’ (striking on the heart) has been found to be an effective way of treating the sicknesses of the heart. From the Ahadith of Nabi (SAW) it is known that the hearts become ‘rusty’(…)

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(…)

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