sacrifice

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(…)

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(…)

Sayyidina Hussain RA – Our Hero, Our Role Model – Stanger

Jumuah  |  21-09-2018  | The important thing about the incident of Karbala is to emulate Sayyidina Hussain (RA) example & bring alive his qualities in our lives. Sayyidina Hussain (RA) was brought up in the lap of piety. He was extremely beloved to Nabi(SAW). A person who is the beloved of Nabi (SAW) automatically becomes(…)

Making the heart the envy of gardens with the Zikr of Allah Ta’aala

Zikr  |  06-09-2018  |  The poetry ‘Ishqe Asnam’ of Maulana Shah Hakeem Akhtar Sb (R) from the compilation Faizan-e-Muhabbah is being discussed. The poetry begins, ‘With the love of idols we found that the hearts became restless’, idols referring to beloved ones or beloved things which are prohibited or which lead to the disobedience of(…)

Sayyidina Usman RA – a role model for Muslim businessmen

Jumuah |  31-08-2018 | Hazrat Uthman (RA) whole life was dedicated to serving Deen. Allah Ta’ala had blessed him with wealth, side by side with generosity, which was proverbial.  His life is a lesson to traders & businessmen, that when Allah Ta’ala blesses a person with wealth & prosperity, then he should not hold back but(…)

Season for Repentance and Reform – Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Masjid Noorul Islam, Spencer Road  |  We are in that great season of the Islamic calendar in which the great Ibadah of Hajj will be carried out in the Holy Cities and another great Ibadah – the Udhiyyah (sacrifice) will be carried out there and in every other part of the(…)

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(…)

Inculcate Taqwa in our Qurbani

Jumu’ah  |  25-08-2017  | Allah Ta’ala has combined two great acts of Ibadah in the month of Dhul Hijjah. Allah Ta’ala has took an oath on the 10 days and nights of Dhul Hijjah. A Believer has a great opportunity to gain maximum spiritual gains during this time. One day of fasting is equal to(…)

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(…)

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