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Pearls from the Mathnavi – Part 6

Islahi  |  12-03-2018  |  Allah SWT blessed Maulana Rumi (R) with deep wisdom and intellect whereby he could explain complicated matters and important lessons through simple anecdotes. The anecdote discussed from the Mathnavi Shareef is about a king who seeks a match for his beloved and only son (the prince), which is an important responsibility(…)

Preparation of the pious elders for death – Masjid Nurul-Huda, Randles Rd

Zikr  |  19-10-2017  |  Masjid Nurul-Huda, Randles Rd  |  The inevitability of death is one reality regarding which there is no dispute. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) when asked who the most intelligent and wise person is, responded: ‘The person who remembers death the most, and prepares for it the most’. In the words of Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 4

Islahi  |  11-09-2017  |   Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) is regarded amongst the great Auliya Allah of this Ummah, his name is taken with great love and reverence and there is a desire to practice on his advices. We see how when a person sacrifices for the pleasure of Allah, then Allah SWT raises his(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 2

islahi  |  31-07-2017  |  Sultan Ibrahim bin Adham (R) was the embodiment of many amazing qualities. Great lessons and inspiration is taken from the incident in which he assisted a companion in dire need, for which he was given a beautiful and sincere dua. To obtain such a dua is true wealth for a Believer(…)

Acquiring the sweetness of the love of Allah & Greeting the departing Hajee

Zikr  |  27-07-2017  |  The love of Allah SWT must supersede the love of everything else in this world; this is the essence of Kalimah Tayyibah ‘Laa illahah illallah Muhammadur-Rasoolullah (SAW)’. As we are approaching Qurbani season we are reminded of Ibraheem AS whose love for Allah SWT was tested when he was commanded to sacrifice(…)

Sacrifice the desires of the nafs

Zikr  |  13-07-2017  |  In the journey of Taqwa a person will experience the pain of sacrificing the desires of the nafs. The true lover of Allah SWT does not shy away; but takes the pain on his heart and bears with patience. Lesson is taken from the Pious Elders on fighting the desires of(…)

Heading towards Ramadan

Zikr  |  18-05-2017  |  The Mubarak night of the Laylatul Bara’ah has passed, signaling the coming of a great time of the year: the month of Ramadaan. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) was overjoyed at the sighting of the moon of Ramadaan. His generosity knew no bounds in this Mubarak month, even with regard to the spiritual Faidh(…)

Beware temptations don’t destroy us – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  21-04-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  The spiritual disease of attaching oneself and one’s heart to somebody whom it is not permissable to have any attachment to is the road of destruction. Through this, a person’s Dunya is destroyed, and over and above that is disgrace and athaab (punishment) in the Aakhirah. Our(…)

Breaking the habit of sin

Zikr Majlis |  13-04-2017  |  The best Munajat is Suratul Fatihah. Through it Allah SWT teaches us the method of supplication, so that we supplicate in such a manner that gains His immediate acceptance. Dua is a great form of Ibadah. If we make dua in the correct manner we will receive what we are(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 7

Islahi  |  03-04-2017  |  Hazrat Fudhail bin ‘Iyadh (R) once mentioned, ‘If you happen to make mention of worldly things in your gathering, then ensure to remember Allah SWT, since His remembrance is the cure for this ailment’. Regarding nifaaq (hypocrisy) he mentioned, ‘A Believer advises and admonishes in private, whereas the hypocrite abuses and(…)

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