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Zul Hijjah Rules and Virtues

Jumuah |  10-08-2018 | Allah Ta’ala takes an oath on the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, which is an indication of its greatness & significance. The 9th & 10th are very important, not only for us, but more so for the hujaaj as well. Nabi has mentioned, that whoever intends sacrificing an animal should cut(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 5) – Parrot and the shopkeeper

Islahi  |  29-01-2018  |  In the Mathnavi Shareef, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (R) mentions various anecdotes followed up by advices and guidance. In the story of ‘The Parrot and the Shopkeeper’, the shopkeeper’s beloved parrot stops talking after he beats it to baldness for spilling a bottle of almond oil, until the parrot sees a bald(…)

Revive the true spirit of Zul-Hijjah and Qurbani

islahi  |  21-08-2017  |   We are on the threshold of the auspicious and Mubarak month of Dhul Hijjah. The first ten nights (and days) of Dhul Hijjah are so significant that Allah SWT has taken an oath on them in the Holy Quran: ‘Wal fajr. Walayalin a’ashr’; and unique to these ten days are(…)

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(…)

Ummah suspended, but not dismissed

Islahi  |  12-12-2016  |  |  In this Majlis the advices given by Hazrat Moulana Khalil-ur-Rahman Sajjad No’mani DB at Isipingo Beach Masjid were shared. Moulana began by explaining: Allah SWT informs us in the Quran that the condition in the world will never remain the same at all times, and this is the system of(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P9

Islahi  |  14-11-2016  |  There is a great degree of negligence in the Ummah with regard to the importance of the acquisition of knowledge. The choice of ignorance over knowledge is one of the factors contributing towards the retrogression and deterioration in the condition of the Muslim Ummah. The importance Sahaba attached to knowledge, and(…)

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(…)

Welcoming Zul-Hijjah – Masjid al Khaleel, Buccleuch

Special  |  01-09-2016  | Masjid al Khaleel, Buccleuch  |  Dhul Hijjah is one of the four auspicious months in which the rewards for good deeds are multiplied. Furthermore Allah SWT takes an oath on the ten nights of Dhul Hijjah emphasising the importance of this time of the year. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ mentioned that there is(…)

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