Love

He will guide me to the shore even through stormy oceans – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  11-10-2018  |  Avondale Musallah |  The beautiful poetry recited ‘Ay Khuda Mujhko Aasoo Ka Darya Bhi De’ which is filled with lesson, was composed by Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Akhtar Sahib (R) whom Allāh SWT blessed with a heart filled with His love. Hazrat requests, ‘O Allah, grant me the enjoyment of the garden(…)

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(…)

Making the heart the envy of gardens with the Zikr of Allah Ta’aala

Zikr  |  06-09-2018  |  The poetry ‘Ishqe Asnam’ of Maulana Shah Hakeem Akhtar Sb (R) from the compilation Faizan-e-Muhabbah is being discussed. The poetry begins, ‘With the love of idols we found that the hearts became restless’, idols referring to beloved ones or beloved things which are prohibited or which lead to the disobedience of(…)

Zul Hijjah and Hajj Rewards

Jumuah |  17-08-2018 |  There is no greater Friday than that which coincides with the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. No deeds are greater in reward, or more accepted than those performed in these 10 days. We should take advantage & maximise our rewards, by having the same fervour as we would in the(…)

Love & Compassion for the Muslim Ummah

Jumuah |  27-07-2018 |  Hajj is a means  of forgiveness for the whole Ummah.  Allah Ta’ala accepts the duas of the Haaji on behalf of whoever he asks. Allah Ta’ala loves the action of compassion, & it is a trait of siddiqiyyat. To have love, compassion, seek forgiveness & make dua for the Ummah is on(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 8) – Opinions on an Elephant

Islahi  |  09-07-2018  |  The anecdote ‘The Different Opinions on an Elephant’ from the Mathnavi of Maulana Rumi (R) is very relevant to our times. Each person who felt a different part of the Elephant drew a conclusion about what an Elephant is! Only once the light of morning came, their misconceptions were removed. Misunderstandings can(…)

Recognising our true heroes

Zikr Majlis | 05-07-2018 | . It is important to continuously nourish our Iman and strengthen our Yaqin by focusing on the Seerah of our beloved Rasul (SAW) and speaking about his illustrious Companions RA. We should speak about the status of Allah’s Nabi (SAW) until it becomes so deeply embedded that nobody else can ever(…)

Intensify our Ibaadat in the last 10 Nights

Jumuah  |  01-06-2018  |  We are in the middle 10 days, a crucial part of this month. We need to seek forgiveness excessively. We should use this opportunity so that not a single sin remains. Our pious elders of the past were people who were engaged in so much Ibaadah, yet they feared non- acceptance,(…)

Acquire the steam of the love of Allah – Muaaz bin Jabal Musallah, Westville

Zikr Majlis  |  15-03-2018  |  Muaaz bin Jabal Musallah, Westville  |  The objective of your love should be the very Being that created you, Allah Rabbul Izzat, and those who are closely associated with Him. Love is a great sentiment, which must be directed towards something that is not perishable and that will give us maximum ‘returns’.(…)

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