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Surah Kahf – protection against fitnahs – Marlboro Masjid

Jumuah |  06-04-2018  |  Marlboro Masjid  |  Allah Ta’ala mentions 4 incidents in this Surah, the 1st relates to the test of faith. Young Believers fled into a cave in order to protect their Imaan. The 2nd incident relates to the test of wealth – refers to the owner of the garden. The 3rd incident relates to(…)

Disasters – Don’t worry how, be concerned why

Zikr  |  04-01-2018  |  Masjid-ut-Taqwa, Sea Cow Lake  |  The deeds of man have brought about corruption and chaotic conditions that prevail in the world today. Scientific explanations are limited to ‘how’ things happen. The knowledge of ‘why’ was reserved by Allah SWT for His chosen servants – the Ambiyaa AS, through Wahi (revelation). There(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 1

Islahi  |  03-07-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) was the Ruler of Balkh, until Allah Rabbul Izzat inspired him to repent. He gave up a life of luxury, and chose a life of absolute simplicity. He then studied various branches of knowledge becoming a great Aalim, Scholar of Hadith and Qira’ah, and a Master in(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz R – Part 2

Islahi  |  13-02-2017  | Hazrat Fudhail bin ‘Iyadh (R) through his Taubah became elevated to the ranks of the Auliya Allah, until he was counted amongst the Abdaal of this Ummah. The Abdaal are a very special class of Auliya whom Allah SWT has placed on earth. They are generous in their time, energy and compassion(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P12

Islahi  |  30-01-2017  |  Some wonderful advices from the booklet ‘The Value of Knowledge’ by Shaikhul Islam Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani DB were discussed. No amount of material possessions of this world can equal even a small amount of knowledge of Deen. The people of the world may not appreciate the value of even one(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P11

Islahi  |  09-01-2017  |  Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) gave great importance to the acquisition of knowledge, and then teaching and imparting it. In particular he mentioned acquiring the knowledge of the laws of inheritance. As we have seen in the recent past, Allah Ta’ala will cause the Ulama to leave this world one by one, and through(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P10

Islahi  |  28-11-2016  | The student of Islam is a person of very high rank, such that the Malaaikah surround, love and honour the seekers of knowledge of Deen. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) mentioned that Allah SWT opens the door of Jannah for the person who sets out to seek the knowledge of Deen, and acquires it(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P9

Islahi  |  14-11-2016  |  There is a great degree of negligence in the Ummah with regard to the importance of the acquisition of knowledge. The choice of ignorance over knowledge is one of the factors contributing towards the retrogression and deterioration in the condition of the Muslim Ummah. The importance Sahaba attached to knowledge, and(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P8

Islahi  |  07-11-2016  |  Knowledge enables a person to deal with the various situations faced in life in the best possible manner with the most favourable outcome. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said referring to knowledge that a person will never be satisfied with listening to such ‘goodness’ until he enters his abode in Jannah. The true appetite(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P7

Islahi  |  31-10-2016  | A person should have a lifelong desire to increase in knowledge. One method of acquiring knowledge is through dua, however this must be accompanied by the necessary effort and sacrifice. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) made dua for Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA to be bestowed with knowledge of the Quran, yet he made great sacrifice(…)

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