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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(…)

Rajab – Curtain Raiser to Ramadaan

Jumu’ah  |  16-03-2018  | Masjid Taqwa  |  This week has been ear marked as Israeli apartheid week. Palestinian people have been subjected to oppression, tyranny and gross abuse of human rights. As Muslims we need to play our part to identify, promote and expand on good practices to root out racism. The month of Rajab is(…)

Importance of Enjoining good and Prohibiting Evil – P1

Jumu’ah  |  19-01-2018  | A very important subject matter of our Deen is the enjoining of good and prohibiting of evil. For this purpose, Allah SWT has sent all the Ambiyaa (AS) to this world. After the demise of the Seal of Prophets and Final Messenger (SAW), this duty of enjoining good and prohibiting evil,(…)

The sublime conduct of the noble Prophet S.A.W – Verulam Jaami Masjid

Special  |  23-11-2017  |  Verulam Jaami Masjid  |  Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) should is our role model in every aspect of life, as his Akhlaaq cannot be surpassed. When put together, the ‘flowers’ of the Sahabah-e-Kiraam RA descriptions of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) form a beautiful garden. Sayyidina Anas RA describes Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) as the most beautiful, the most generous 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(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 1

Islahi  |  03-07-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) was the Ruler of Balkh, until Allah Rabbul Izzat inspired him to repent. He gave up a life of luxury, and chose a life of absolute simplicity. He then studied various branches of knowledge becoming a great Aalim, Scholar of Hadith and Qira’ah, and a Master in(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P9

Islahi  |  14-11-2016  |  There is a great degree of negligence in the Ummah with regard to the importance of the acquisition of knowledge. The choice of ignorance over knowledge is one of the factors contributing towards the retrogression and deterioration in the condition of the Muslim Ummah. The importance Sahaba attached to knowledge, and(…)

Weakness of the Ummah due to leaving Deen – Musallah Dawood, Montclair

Zikr  |  03-11-2016  | Musallah Dawood, Montclair  |  Sadly, our condition has become such that we have forgotten the guidance of the Holy Quran, the value and virtue of the Sunnah, and the teachings and regulations of the Shariah. The poetry recited laments the condition of the Muslim Ummah in current times. As a result the(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P6

Islahi  |  24-10-2016  |  After Iman the fundamental duty upon every Muslim is to acquire knowledge, as lacking that knowledge there can be no practice on any aspect of Islam. When a person understands the virtue and benefits of knowledge it will spur him towards the acquisition of knowledge. Allah SWT has ensured that knowledge(…)

2 Actions of the Day of Aashura – Fasting & Spending on the family

Special  |  11-10-2016  | The Jews of Madinah fasted the day of Aashura in gratitude for Musa AS and the Bani Israeel being granted salvation by Allah SWT from Firaun. Nabi-e-Kareem ((SAW exhorted the fast of the day of Aashura and in order to oppose the ways of the Jews, encouraged the Sahaba RA to(…)

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