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Kalimah Tayyibah – 3 levels to achieve

Jumuah  |  29-03-2019  |  Masjid Bilal, Castlehill Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala chose the best of humans to send as messengers for the guidance of mankind. They all came with one job, that is to invite the people to the oneness, worship and obedience of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. The first requirement of Tauheed is that(…)

NZ mosque attack – Love trumps Hate

Jumuah  |  22-03-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa The speech given by the Imam, himself a survivor of the terror attack last week, was delivered in a public park and attended by 1000’s. The Imam delivered a very profound and universal message. Today, in place of the terrorist who was filled with hatred, he sees love, compassion(…)

NZ mosque attack – the way forward

Jumuah  |  15-03-2019  |  Masjid Hilal Today is a dark day for the Ummah, and though we are separated by thousands of kilometres, we feel the same pain as the families of the shuhada.  The similitude of this Ummah is that of a single body- so when one part of the body is in pain,(…)

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 1/3

Jumuah  |  19-01-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa Ten qualities mentioned in Surah Ahzab, are the qualities of success, by which a person will gain the greatest reward and maghfirah. We should strive to develop these qualities so that we can be recognised by them. Men and women have been mentioned separately to emphasise its importance. 1.(…)

THE SUBLIME CONDUCT OF THE NOBLE PROPHET ﷺ

Special  |  27-11-2018 | Masjid Yusuf, Parlock Allah SWT praises the sublime character of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in the Holy Qur’an with the unique words – وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ. No human being on earth, not even the previous Ambiya AS possessed the lofty standard of Akhlaq displayed by Nabi (SAW)! Great emphasis has been placed on(…)

Golden Principles from the Seerah (Part 1)

Special  |  19-11-2018  | The Seerah is an ocean which can be studied through many beautiful approaches. By adopting an analytical approach, an understanding of underpinning values and principles of the Seerah can be gained and applied in the contemporary world. The following golden principles derived from the Seerah were discussed: Optimism and hope in(…)

Muharram – Hijrah means of Hidayat

Jumu’ah |  14-09-2018 | The Islamic calendar is sublime by virtue of it beginning & ending with months that have been ordained as sacred by Allah Ta’ala. The one who fasts a single day in Muharram, gets a reward equivalent to that of one month & whoever fasts on Aashura will have his previous year’s(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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