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Zikr Majlis – 02-05-2019 – Parlock

Zikr  |  02-03-2019  |  Musjid-e-Yusuf, Parlock We are on the threshold of the Mubarak month of Ramadan, which we have all been looking forward to. According to Hazrat Mujaddid Alf Thani (R), the Barakah of the 11 months of the year is condensed into the month of Ramadan! In Ramadan, the meter of Allah SWT(…)

Good start to Ramadan

Zikr  |  25-04-2019  |  Amanzimtoti Ashaar: Betha hoon Masjid e Nabawi Mein  We are transported on the wings of Iman with the poetry, ‘Betha hoon Masjid e Nabawi Mein’, to the beautiful atmosphere of Masjidun Nabawi Shareef, moreso in the month of Ramadan, the fragrance of which is drawing nearer! Allah SWT has made providing(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 19) – Looking for a human being

Islahi Majlis |  04-03-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) was discussed regarding the person who took a burning lamp to the market in the light of day, searching for a ‘true man’. Lesson is also taken from the thought-provoking incident regarding the Wali who adopted seclusion, due to being(…)

Attachment to Madina – our saviour

Zikr  |  15-11-2018  | Ashaar: Nazr doonde ti he diyaare Madinah The month of Rabiul Awwal has a close attachment to the biography of Nabi-e Kareem (SAW), but to confine discussions around his life and personality to this month will be a great injustice! The true Ummati of Rasulullah (SAW) is immersed in his Seerah every(…)

4 Sacred months – Significance

Zikr Majlis  |  26-07-2018  |  Avondale Musallah, Durban  | Poetry: ‘Ka’be pe pari jab pehli nazar’ The system of timekeeping of twelve months is ordained by Allah SWT. Of the twelve months, the four months that are sanctified are Dhul Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. Ibn Kathir (R) explains the meaning of a month being(…)

Ramadan’s Lesson of Spending on the Poor

Jumuah  |  22-06-2018  |  Ramadaan is the spiritual rain that softens the hard hearts. It is a month of mutual sympathy. That spirit is meant to continue for the rest of the year. There is great virtue in bringing joy to another person. It is a guarantee of Allah Ta’ala being happy with that person on(…)

Preserve the gifts of Ramadan – Taqwa and Taubah

Zikr  |  21-06-2018  |  The month of Ramadan came and went like a dream and we are already back to the ‘rat-race’ of life. The Ahlullah may be physically departed from this world, but their teachings are very much alive. We can take barakat and fuyudh from them, however our Islah can only be made by(…)

Gifts from Ramadaan to the Ummah

Ramadaan 2018  |  08-06-2018  |  If this Ummah knew the great benefits of Ramadaan, we would wish the entire year to be Ramadaan. It is a sign of Imaan that a person honours his guest. This is such a guest that has come to give the gifts of Maghfirah & Taqwa. Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala grants(…)

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,(…)

7 unique descriptions of Ramadan in the Hadith – Masjidul Ansaar – Lakefield

Jumuah  |  25-05-2018  |  Masjidul Ansaar – Lakefield  |  Ramadan has been described with 7 descriptions in the Ahadith. Gratitude demands that we exert ourselves in this month. Nabi (SAW) was very passionate about this month. He increased in generosity and his attachment to the Quran Shareef. Every spare moment should be used in the(…)

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