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Obtaining the ma’rifat of Rasulullah (SAW) – Masjid Mahboobiya, Isipingo Rail

Zikr  |  09-02-2016  |  Isipingo Rail Masjid  |  Just it is important that we gain the ma’rifah (recognition) of Allah SWT, and through this we gain His muhabbah (love) and ita’at (obedience), so too gaining the ma’rifah of Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ in order to attain his muhabbah and ittiba, is also necessary. When a person gains(…)

Lessons from the life of Hazrat Abdul Hafeez Makki Rahmatullahi Alayhi

Islahi  |  23-01-2017  | When discussing the lives of the Pious Akabireen such as Hazrat Moulana Abdul Hafeez Makki (R) justice can never be done.  Hazrat led a very busy and occupied life in which there were no wasted moments. Allah Ta’ala kept him at the centre of the Ummah – Makkah Mukarramah, and many great(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P7

Islahi  |  31-10-2016  | A person should have a lifelong desire to increase in knowledge. One method of acquiring knowledge is through dua, however this must be accompanied by the necessary effort and sacrifice. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) made dua for Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA to be bestowed with knowledge of the Quran, yet he made great sacrifice(…)

Significance of the 1st 10 days of Zul Hijja – Sails Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  08-09-2016  |   Sails Musallah  |  The ten days and nights of Dhul Hijjah have great importance, the day of Arafah being especially significant. Allah SWT forgives the sins of the past and future year of the person who fasts on the day of Arafah. The day of Arafah for the Hujjaaj is(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P2 {Knowledge}

Islahi Majlis  |  29-08-2016  | Ignorance is a spiritual malady, the cure for which lies in the acquisition of knowledge. Knowledge today is propogated from an abundance of sources; however importance is placed on acquiring authentic knowledge of Deen. Allama Ibn Sireen (R) warned: ‘This knowledge is your Deen so be careful from whom you(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady

Islahi Majlis  |  22-08-2016  |  Allah Ta’ala repeatedly mentions in the Holy Quran that success of the Aakhirah lies in the purification of the heart. We should strive in this world to purify the heart so that spiritual diseases which pollute the Ruh do not accompany us to the life of the Hereafter. Ignorance (Jahalah)(…)

Reason with your nafs to subjugate it

Islahi Majlis  |  01-08-2016  |   The greatest obstacle in reaching Allah SWT is love for the Dunya as it creates unmindfulness of Allah SWT and the Aakhirah.   Hazrat Imam Ghazali (R) advises that in order to overcome this a person should spend a few minutes daily in solitude to reflect over one’s condition i.e(…)

Concern of the pious with regard to their offspring – Gateway Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  19-05-2016  |  Gateway Musallah  |  The greatest bounty of Allah SWT upon us all is the gift of Iman. The second greatest favour of Allah SWT is to be from the best Ummah i.e. the Ummah of Nabi Muhammad ﷺ.   As we are getting closer to the final era and the Day(…)

Adaab (Respect) an important quality – Part 1

Islahi  |  01-02-2016  |  A person should have in his heart at all times the quality of respect and adab, as it is by virtue of this quality that Allah SWT will make a person shine, and will bless him with many amazing blessings. To have adab and respect for the pious Ulama is to(…)

As you live, so will you die and be resurrected!

Jumuah  |  04-09-2015  |  Masjid-us-Sawliheen, Sherwood  |  The Quran states that those that lead a life of piety are honoured with glad-tidings by the Angels at the time of death. A Hadith states that our death comes in the way we lead our lives and we will be raised on Qiyamah in the way that(…)

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