spiritual

Heading towards Ramadan

Zikr  |  18-05-2017  |  The Mubarak night of the Laylatul Bara’ah has passed, signaling the coming of a great time of the year: the month of Ramadaan. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) was overjoyed at the sighting of the moon of Ramadaan. His generosity knew no bounds in this Mubarak month, even with regard to the spiritual Faidh(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 6

Islahi  |  27-03-2017  |  The words of advice that come from the heart of the Auliya Allah have impact because they were the embodiment of these words. We should gather these ‘pearls’ of advices just as people gather jewels and diamonds, and store them in the ‘safe’ of our heart. The very essence of ‘husnul-khulq’(…)

Advices of Fuzail bin Ayaaz RaH – Part 4

Islahi  |  20-02-2017  |  The Auliya Allah are quoted because Allah SWT has placed effect in their words.  Their message may be simple but from the heart, and because they practice on the advices they give, their words impact on the hearts’ of people.  One of the major problems and spiritual maladies of our time(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P12

Islahi  |  30-01-2017  |  Some wonderful advices from the booklet ‘The Value of Knowledge’ by Shaikhul Islam Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani DB were discussed. No amount of material possessions of this world can equal even a small amount of knowledge of Deen. The people of the world may not appreciate the value of even one(…)

Material and Spiritual blessings -A great favour of Allah – Jaame Masjid Westville

Zikr Majlis  |  26-01-2017  |  Jaame Masjid Westville  | In Surah Ar-Rahman Allah SWT repeats the rhetorical question ‘Fabi ayyi ala-i rabbikuma tukadhiban’ thirty eight times, in order to awaken our conscience. Allah SWT Himself says in the Holy Quran, if you try to count the favour of Allah you will never be able to encompass(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P10

Islahi  |  28-11-2016  | The student of Islam is a person of very high rank, such that the Malaaikah surround, love and honour the seekers of knowledge of Deen. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) mentioned that Allah SWT opens the door of Jannah for the person who sets out to seek the knowledge of Deen, and acquires it(…)

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 P8

Islahi  |  07-11-2016  |  Knowledge enables a person to deal with the various situations faced in life in the best possible manner with the most favourable outcome. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said referring to knowledge that a person will never be satisfied with listening to such ‘goodness’ until he enters his abode in Jannah. The true appetite(…)

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(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P6

Islahi  |  24-10-2016  |  After Iman the fundamental duty upon every Muslim is to acquire knowledge, as lacking that knowledge there can be no practice on any aspect of Islam. When a person understands the virtue and benefits of knowledge it will spur him towards the acquisition of knowledge. Allah SWT has ensured that knowledge(…)

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