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“Kidnappings” – Protecting our Children

Jumuah  |  07-09-2018  | The recent spate of kidnappings & human trafficking is of grave concern for us. It is our duty & responsibility to have means in place for the protection of our children & to educate & create an awareness among them.  But as Muslims, we have another responsibility, to protect them from a(…)

Standing in the Court of Allah as a Beggar

Zikr Majlis  |  09-08-2018  | Poetry: ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ Visiting Baitullah is a great spiritual experience where a person has the opportunity to make true Taubah to Allah SWT in a manner that secures his Maghfirah (forgiveness). In the poetry ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’, Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani (DB) expresses the emotions that a(…)

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(…)

Imam Jaffar Sadiq R – 21st Ramadaan-S2

Ramadaan 2018  |  05-06-2018  |  Imam Jaffar Sadiq R was the great, great grandson of Rasulullah (SAW). He was amongst the great auliya of the Ummah. He was an extremely pious and great personality. Regarding Imam Jaffar Sadiq R it is said he once told his companions: “Let us take a pledge, whomsoever of us is(…)

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,(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 6) – Match for the Prince

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(…)

Taking inspiration from Surah Inshirah

Jumu’ah  |  05-01-2018  |  Masjid ut Taqwa, Sea Cow Lake Surah Inshirah was a Surah given as a glad tiding to Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) at a time when he was experiencing a lot of hardships and difficulties. By extension, this glad tiding is to his companions (R.A) and his Ummah till the Day of Judgment.(…)

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 6

Islahi  |  09-10-2017  |  The words of the Ahlullah remain alive long after their demise, and continue to inspire people and bring about reformation in their lives. Ibrahim bin Adham (R) once rejected a gift of a thousand Dinars from a wealthy person stating, ‘I have never accepted anything from the poor’. It is in this(…)

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(…)

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