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Beware of the influence of Shaitaan – Isipingo Hills Masjid

Zikr Majlis |  22-03-2018 |  Isipingo Hills Masjid  |  When the Fadhl (special mercy and favour) of Allah is upon a person, he will not be misguided by shaytaan, but will follow the path of Rahman. Allah SWT has warned the Believers in the Holy Quran against following the shaytaan, who invites towards all kinds of vices.(…)

Without His mercy, none can be purified – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  22-02-2018  |  Avondale Musallah  | Poetry: Jis Pe Hota He Fazle Rahmaani The poetry of the lovers of Allah SWT is deep in meaning and conveys important lessons to us. From the poetry, ‘Jis Pe Hota He Fazle Rahmaani’ we learn that it is only by the Rahmah (mercy) and Fadhl (grace) of Allah(…)

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(…)

Becoming beggars before Allah

Zikr Majlis  |  14-12-2017  | Poetry: ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ and ‘Meri Qismat Kaha ye Tawaaf-e-Haram’ The beautiful poetry of Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani DB ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ teaches an important lesson to the visitors of the Haramain Shareefain. Such an extraordinary journey requires extraordinary preparation, then a person will experience extraordinary feelings when(…)

The sublime conduct of the noble Prophet S.A.W

Special  |  20-11-2017  |  The sublime conduct of the noble Prophet S.A.W  |  Allah SWT Himself has declared the exaltedness of the character of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in an emphatic manner in the Holy Quran – ‘Wa-innaka la’ala khuluqin a’atheem’ [68:4]. Sayyida Aisha RA said, ‘His Akhlaaq was the Quran’, as he was the living embodiment of(…)

Pearls from the Mathnavi – Part 1

Islahi  |  16-10-2017  |  The great Aalim and Wali Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (R) is inspired world famous for his masterpiece of Islamic Poetry – ‘Mathnavi Shareef’. Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sb (R) had a great connection with the Mathnavi Shareef, from his teenage years and throughout his life, and has written a synopsis and(…)

Ummah weak and bleeding – Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North

Zikr  |  07-09-2017  |   Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North  | Poetry: Mera Kohi Nahi Aah Tere Siwa The words of this poetry reflect the condition of the oppressed Muslim man, woman and child who are calling out to Allah SWT in their suffering.  It starts off with these words: ‘O Allah, who is there(…)

Recognise your Benefactor!

Zikr  |  29-06-2017  |  Every second of our existence depends completely on the grace of Allah SWT. We should recognise Who our Benefactor is, and this recognition demands that we surrender ourselves to Allah SWT with complete obedience. It is from Allah Ta’ala’s additional grace upon us that despite our disobedience He continues to provide(…)

Stop the desires of the nafs with the brake of Taqwa

Zikr  |  04-05-2017  | Protection against sin lies in picturing the Day of Qiyamah. When a person reflects on standing before Allah SWT, and the presentation of his deeds, then it becomes the ‘brakes’ which stops the ‘car of nafs’ speeding towards ghunaa (sin). The struggle of life in this dunya is to reverse off(…)

Remove the darkness of Sins with light of Istighfaar – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands East

Zikr  |  20-04-2017  |   Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands East  |  The enemies of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) would compose evil poetry to torment him and the Sahabah, which was a source of great suffering for the Muslims. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) instructed Hassan bin Thabit RA to respond as Allah SWT had granted him the gift of composing beautiful poetry. Till(…)

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