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Surah Fatiha – complete programme of life

Jumuah  |  05-04-2019  | Jaame Masjid, Rustenburg Surah Fatiha is the surah which every Muslim must compulsorily know and recite. Allah Ta’ala Himself praises this Surah. It is as if this Surah is the exact text of the Quran and the rest of Quran is the explanation. When we recite this Surah in Salaah, then(…)

NZ mosque attack – Love trumps Hate

Jumuah  |  22-03-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa The speech given by the Imam, himself a survivor of the terror attack last week, was delivered in a public park and attended by 1000’s. The Imam delivered a very profound and universal message. Today, in place of the terrorist who was filled with hatred, he sees love, compassion(…)

NZ mosque attack – the way forward

Jumuah  |  15-03-2019  |  Masjid Hilal Today is a dark day for the Ummah, and though we are separated by thousands of kilometres, we feel the same pain as the families of the shuhada.  The similitude of this Ummah is that of a single body- so when one part of the body is in pain,(…)

Choose one of two paths… – North Beach

Zikr  |  21/02/2019  |  Masjid As Siddique (North Beach Jamaat Khana) Allah SWT has stated in the Holy Qur’an, ‘We have shown man the two paths. You can either choose the path of righteousness, piety and gratitude, or the path of sin, transgression and ingratitude. Allah SWT wants us to choose the right path, therefore He(…)

Desirable Qur’anic Qualities 3/3

Jumuah  |  01-02-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa When Allah promises forgiveness and a great reward, then He will reward according to His position, mercy and generosity. Who can match Allah’s treasure, when He is the owner of every treasure of the heavens and the earth? So imagine what type of reward He will give! Those who(…)

THE SUBLIME CONDUCT OF THE NOBLE PROPHET ﷺ

Special  |  27-11-2018 | Masjid Yusuf, Parlock Allah SWT praises the sublime character of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in the Holy Qur’an with the unique words – وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ. No human being on earth, not even the previous Ambiya AS possessed the lofty standard of Akhlaq displayed by Nabi (SAW)! Great emphasis has been placed on(…)

Season for Repentance and Reform – Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road  |  We are in that great season of the Islamic calendar in which the great Ibadah of Hajj will be carried out in the Holy Cities and another great Ibadah – the Udhiyyah (sacrifice) will be carried out there and in every other part of 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. 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(…)

Madinah: a sparkling diamond among the cities of the world

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Poetry: ‘Makhmoore hawaao me dil chaspe nazaaro me’ We are less than forty days from witnessing the great Ibadah of Hajj and the excitement in the Ummah is building up. Hajj is not only for the Hujjaaj who have the great fortune of standing in front of Raudha Mubarak, Baitullah(…)

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