Quran

World in anarchy & chaos

Zikr Majlis  | 05-09-2019  | Masjid Taqwa Ashaar: Ilahi ye Alam  The flower of joy and happiness is accompanied by the thorn of sadness. This is in essence the reality of this imperfect world, which because of the deeds of man, is in a state of anarchy and chaos! Conditions are difficult all over, so(…)

Significance of Labaik

Islahi Majlis |  08-07-2019  | Hajj has tremendous virtues; therefore the prospective Haji should remain in the company of an experienced Alim before departing acquiring the basic knowledge of the injunctions, etiquette and intentions of Hajj, which will assist in appreciating and benefiting from this journey.  Hajj is a journey of love and devotion to(…)

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(…)

Surah Fatiha – complete programme of life

Jumuah  |  05-04-2019  | Jaame Masjid, Rustenburg Surah Fatiha is the surah which every Muslim must compulsorily know and recite. Allah Ta’ala Himself praises this Surah. It is as if this Surah is the exact text of the Quran and the rest of Quran is the explanation. When we recite this Surah in Salaah, then(…)

Inviting towards good – duty of all Muslims

Islahi  |  25-03-2019  | Part of the teachings of Deen is besides concern for our own Iman, reformation and Akhirah, to also have concern for the people around us. Allah SWT commanded in the Qur’an, ‘O people of Iman, save yourself, then your family from the fire of hell’. Therefore, it is the responsibility of(…)

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(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 20) – The man and the lion tattoo

Islahi Majlis |  18-03-2019  | The anecdote discussed from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is regarding the person who wanted a lion tattoo, but was unable to bear the pain, leading to him being chased away by the tattooist! This incident refers to the days of jahiliyyah (ignorance), as tattoos are prohibited in(…)

Recognising Allah, Loving Allah – Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road

Zikr Majlis  |  14-03-2019  |   Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road Ashaar: Ilahi ye alam he gulzar tera  In a Hadith-e-Qudsi, Allah SWT informs us, ‘I was a hidden treasure and I wished to be recognised, so I created the creation’. It is the recognition of Allah SWT that leads to His obedience, worship and love. Glimpses(…)

Shake off heedlessness and focus on the great months – Avondale Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  07-03-2019  |  Avondale Musallah We are about to enter the spiritual ‘high season’ of the Mu’min with the approach of Rajab, Sha’ban and Ramadan, regarding which Nabi ﷺ would make the dua, ‘Allahumma barik lana fee Rajab wa Sha’ban waballighna Ramadan’. Grasp these opportunities, in accordance with the exhortation of Nabi-e Kareem ﷺ to appreciate(…)

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