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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(…)

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(…)

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,(…)

Qiraat Jalsa Advices – Masjid Nurul Huda

Special  |  26-04-2018  |  Masjid Nurul Huda  |  The Holy Qur’an and the Baitullah are the very means of subsistence and existence of the entire creation of Allah SWT. The Baitullah is the open and manifest means, whereas the Kitabullah is the inner means of solace and tranquillity for the hearts of mankind. Although we(…)

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(…)

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