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Reviving the spiritual heart

Zikr  |  28-09-2017  | The ‘heart’ of the science of Tasawwuf and Sulook is a matter of the heart – developing, reforming and purifying it. There are innumerable Ayats of the Holy Quran and Ahadith which speak about the heart, detailing what a sound heart is, and the various diseases of the heart. The Mashaaikh(…)

Special feelings at Baitullah – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  24-08-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  We are in the Mubarak month of Dhul Hijjah, and the Hujjaaj are preparing to embark on the five days of Hajj. Once they complete the rites of Hajj they will return with the ‘certificate’ of Jannah, and the title of ‘Hajee’. Shaikhul Islam, Hazrat Mufti Taqi(…)

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(…)

Stop the desires of the nafs with the brake of Taqwa

Zikr  |  04-05-2017  | Protection against sin lies in picturing the Day of Qiyamah. When a person reflects on standing before Allah SWT, and the presentation of his deeds, then it becomes the ‘brakes’ which stops the ‘car of nafs’ speeding towards ghunaa (sin). The struggle of life in this dunya is to reverse off(…)

Breaking the habit of sin

Zikr Majlis |  13-04-2017  |  The best Munajat is Suratul Fatihah. Through it Allah SWT teaches us the method of supplication, so that we supplicate in such a manner that gains His immediate acceptance. Dua is a great form of Ibadah. If we make dua in the correct manner we will receive what we are(…)

Obtaining the Taufeeq of Tauba – Muaaz bin Jabal – Westville

Zikr  |  27-10-2016  | Muaaz bin Jabal – Westville  |  We have to learn to surrender ourselves completely before Allah SWT’s commands not hesitating to follow them, and not questioning them. The nature of human beings in this world is that we commit a lot of sins and errors, but we should not justify ourselves despite(…)

Poetry “Escape into the lane of your Lord” – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  04-08-2016  | Avondale Musallah  |  A very unique poetry composed in the style of a conversation between two teenage girls encountering the challenges of adolescence. One of them is inclined towards having an illicit relationship and the other discourages her from taking that path of sin. ‘She advises her not to walk down this(…)

A unique method of introspection (Muhasaba)

Islahi  |  23-05-2016  |  A unique method of Muhasabah (introspection) – this article was authored by Imam-e-Rabbani, Hz Mujaddid Alfe-Thani (R) who was one of the greatest Auliyaa of the time. The practise of Muhasabah-e-nafs which is to examine one’s verbal utterances, practical actions and other activites before retiring to bed is found in all(…)

Benefits of humility and the harms of pride

Islahi  |  14-03-2016  |  Allah Rabbul Izzat has very strongly condemned the evil attribute of pride in the Holy Quran. The very first sin committed on the surface of the earth was that of pride, when Iblees rejected the command of Allah Ta’ala to prostrate to Aadam AS. The subject matter and essence of the(…)

Giving up the Habit of Sin – Reservoir Hills Masjid

Zikr Majlis  |  28-01-2016  |   Reservoir Hills Masjid  |  Nabi (SAW) mentioned ‘Every child and every son of Aadam AS, except the Ambiyaa AS are sinners. The best of sinners are the Tawwaboon (those who make Taubah and repent)’. A person may either sin occasionally or accidentally, or they may be a habitual sinner who(…)

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