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Opening our Hearts to “The Opening Surah, Al-Fatihah – Session 2

Special  |  31-03-2017  |  Glenwood Musallah  |  Allah SWT refers to Suratul Fatihah in the Holy Quran as ‘Al-Quran Al-Azeem’ – ‘the Great Quran’. Suratul Fatihah epitomises the overall message of the Holy Quran, and the core themes of the Quran are concentrated into these ‘seven oft repeated verses’. Allah SWT has laid so much(…)

Opening our Hearts to “The Opening Surah, Al-Fatihah – Session 1

Special  |  30-03-2017  |  Glenwood Musallah  |  Allah SWT refers to Suratul Fatihah in the Holy Quran as ‘Al-Quran Al-Azeem’ – ‘the Great Quran’. Suratul Fatihah epitomises the overall message of the Holy Quran, and the core themes of the Quran are concentrated into these ‘seven oft repeated verses’. Allah SWT has laid so much(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 5

Islahi  |  06-03-2017  |  The greatest form of Jihad in this day and age is to keep the tongue under control. Regarding the tongue Hazrat Fudhail bin ‘Iyadh (R) said, ‘Safeguard the tongue, for all types of good and all kinds of evil emanate from this piece of flesh which does not have a bone(…)

Three Golden Advices of Hazrat Shaikh (rah)

Special Programme |  23-02-2017  |  The great Wali Hazrat Shaikh Zakariyya (R) spent the last Ramadaan of his life in I’tikaaf in Stanger, South Africa. It was no ordinary I’tikaaf considering the calibre of Hazrat Shaikh (R), and furthermore that he was at the end of his life, when a person’s spirituality is at it’s(…)

Obtaining the ma’rifat of Rasulullah (SAW) – Masjid Mahboobiya, Isipingo Rail

Zikr  |  09-02-2016  |  Isipingo Rail Masjid  |  Just it is important that we gain the ma’rifah (recognition) of Allah SWT, and through this we gain His muhabbah (love) and ita’at (obedience), so too gaining the ma’rifah of Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ in order to attain his muhabbah and ittiba, is also necessary. When a person gains(…)

Lessons from the life of Hazrat Abdul Hafeez Makki Rahmatullahi Alayhi

Islahi  |  23-01-2017  | When discussing the lives of the Pious Akabireen such as Hazrat Moulana Abdul Hafeez Makki (R) justice can never be done.  Hazrat led a very busy and occupied life in which there were no wasted moments. Allah Ta’ala kept him at the centre of the Ummah – Makkah Mukarramah, and many great(…)

Holding strong onto the teachings of our Pious Predecessors

Zikr Majlis  |  19-01-2017  |  Some of the beautiful advices of Hazrat Moulana Abdul Hafeez (R) and Hazrat Moulana Yunus Patel (R) relating to the purification of the heart and inner-self were refreshed.  As the Akabir pass away they leave this world a darker place, and we become exposed to more fitnahs.  The jewels of(…)

Inspiration from the life of Nabi Moosa (AS)

Zikr Majlis   | 12-01-2017  |  Allah SWT has such love for Nabi Moosa AS, that his story is mentioned in twenty-nine of the thirty juz in the Holy Quran. Hazrat Moosa AS is one of the five Ambiyaa AS mentioned in the Holy Quran as being Ulul-Azm – holding the highest rank in the(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P4

Islahi  |  19-09-2016  |  The danger of ignorance is such that one may be under the impression that he is right but in reality doing wrong, and as a result he loses in this world and the Aakhirah. Knowledge safeguards from doing things the wrong way, and equips us in doing things the correct way,(…)

Beggars before Baitullah – Northway Musallah, Durban North

Zikr  |  11-08-2016  |  Northway Musallah, Durban North  |  The poetry ‘Ilahi teri chokhat per bhikari ban ker aya hoon’ written by Hazrat Taqi Usmani DB is an expression of the lofty inner condition of a person when standing in front of the Baitullah. The words of this poetry which come from the heart of(…)

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