Quran

Gateway to Paradise or Hell – our choice – Gateway Musallah

Zikr  |  27-09-2018  |  Gateway Musallah  |  Allah SWT has spoken about two gateways in the Qur’an Shareef – the gateway of Jahannam which the people of hellfire will be shoved into and the gateway of Jannah which the people of paradise will be made to enter with great honour and dignity. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said, ‘The(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 10) – King’s Falcon

Islahi  |  10-09-2018  | Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 10) – King’s Falcon  | In the anecdote, ‘The King’s Falcon’ from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (R), the falcon flies away from the Palace of the king, only to be disfigured by an old woman who in ignorance considers the traits of perfection in(…)

4 Sacred months – Significance

Zikr Majlis  |  26-07-2018  |  Avondale Musallah, Durban  | Poetry: ‘Ka’be pe pari jab pehli nazar’ The system of timekeeping of twelve months is ordained by Allah SWT. Of the twelve months, the four months that are sanctified are Dhul Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. Ibn Kathir (R) explains the meaning of a month being(…)

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(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 8) – Opinions on an Elephant

Islahi  |  09-07-2018  |  The anecdote ‘The Different Opinions on an Elephant’ from the Mathnavi of Maulana Rumi (R) is very relevant to our times. Each person who felt a different part of the Elephant drew a conclusion about what an Elephant is! Only once the light of morning came, their misconceptions were removed. Misunderstandings can(…)

The Maladay & Remedy for Mankind from the Quran

Islahi   |   25-06-2018  |  Allah SWT imbued Hazrat Shaikh Zakariyya (R) with the hightest level of Taqwa, Wilayat and with knowledge, wisdom and intelligence par excellence. Hazrat Shaikh’s famous book, Fadhail as-Sadaqat covers the rewards of charity as well as the causes that deprive a person of this virtuous act, which is primarily love of wealth(…)

24th Ramadaan Session 2 – Youth program

Ramadaan 2018  |  08-06-2018  |  There are countless role models of youth in the annals of history such as the example of Zaid bin Thabit RA. As a young ad of only 11 years of age he had already learnt many chapters of the Quran. Nabi SAW kept him close to him, and instructed Zaid bin(…)

Tafseer of Surah Yaseen – 22nd Ramadaan-S1

Ramadaan 2018  |  06-06-2018  |  Allah SWT recited Surah Yasin and Surah Taha a 1000 years before the creation of the Heavens and earth. The angels said: “Blessed be the Ummah upon whom the Quran has been sent; blessed are the hearts that memorise it and blessed are the tongues that recite it.” The benefits of(…)

7 unique descriptions of Ramadan in the Hadith – Masjidul Ansaar – Lakefield

Jumuah  |  25-05-2018  |  Masjidul Ansaar – Lakefield  |  Ramadan has been described with 7 descriptions in the Ahadith. Gratitude demands that we exert ourselves in this month. Nabi (SAW) was very passionate about this month. He increased in generosity and his attachment to the Quran Shareef. Every spare moment should be used in the(…)

Qiraat Jalsa Advices – Masjid Nurul Huda

Special  |  26-04-2018  |  Masjid Nurul Huda  |  The Holy Qur’an and the Baitullah are the very means of subsistence and existence of the entire creation of Allah SWT. The Baitullah is the open and manifest means, whereas the Kitabullah is the inner means of solace and tranquillity for the hearts of mankind. Although we(…)

Load More