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Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 9) – Snake in the city

Islahi  |  23-07-2018  | The Mathnavi Shareef mentions the fascinating anecdote of ‘The Snake in the City of Baghdad’. In this anecdote, Maulana Rumi (R) likens the nafs of the Sufi to the snake which has become ‘frozen’ due to Mujahadah, Zikrullah, Suhbah of the Ahlullah and a pious environment, and therefore appears ‘dead’. However, if(…)

Simplicity is Sunnah way of life – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  12-07-2018  |  Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands  | Poetry: Salaam us par Fourteen hundred years have passed, but the lessons and insights from the life of our beloved Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) are applicable to all aspects of our existence even today. He was the personality who helped the helpless and was looked up to by the downtrodden in society.(…)

Preserve the gifts of Ramadan – Taqwa and Taubah

Zikr  |  21-06-2018  |  The month of Ramadan came and went like a dream and we are already back to the ‘rat-race’ of life. The Ahlullah may be physically departed from this world, but their teachings are very much alive. We can take barakat and fuyudh from them, however our Islah can only be made by(…)

Reminder of our purpose in this World – Stanger Jaamia Masjid

Jumuah  |  04-05-2018  |  Stanger Jaamia Masjid  |  Allah Ta’ala has created human beings with certain weaknesses, amongst which is that we are distracted easily & we forget quickly. We are fortunate that Allah Ta’ala gives us constant reminders in the form of the Quranic verses, bayaans, programs etc, for us to remember our purpose of life(…)

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(…)

Hazrat Maulana Mazhar Sb DB – an embodiment of Akhlaq

Zikr  |  15-02-2018  | Poetry: Maulana Mazhar ki Amaad The programs of Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Mazhar Sb DB – the illustrious son of an illustrious father, have been widely announced. We tend to take the Ahlullah for granted because they come regularly to our shores. We should actually be seeking out their company,(…)

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(…)

Panorama of Seerah

Special  |  30-11-2017  | Poetry: Salaam us par The poetry ‘Salaam us par’ is a panorama of various scenes and aspects of the Seerah, from which important lessons are learnt. A salient aspect of the Seerah of our beloved Rasool (SAW) is that he was a champion of the weak and downtrodden. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) chose(…)

Lofty rank of Rasul sallallahu alayhi wasallam in Aakhirah

Islahi  |  27-11-2017  |  The lofty rank and status of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in the Hereafter is an integral part of the Seerah. The first to be resurrected on the Day of Qiyamah, to reach the plains of reckoning and the one for whom the doors of Jannah will is none other than our beloved Rasool (SAW).(…)

The sublime conduct of the noble Prophet S.A.W – Verulam Jaami Masjid

Special  |  23-11-2017  |  Verulam Jaami Masjid  |  Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) should is our role model in every aspect of life, as his Akhlaaq cannot be surpassed. When put together, the ‘flowers’ of the Sahabah-e-Kiraam RA descriptions of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) form a beautiful garden. Sayyidina Anas RA describes Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) as the most beautiful, the most generous and(…)

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