Disasters – Don’t worry how, be concerned why

Zikr  |  04-01-2018  |  Masjid-ut-Taqwa, Sea Cow Lake  |  The deeds of man have brought about corruption and chaotic conditions that prevail in the world today. Scientific explanations are limited to ‘how’ things happen. The knowledge of ‘why’ was reserved by Allah SWT for His chosen servants – the Ambiyaa AS, through Wahi (revelation). There(…)

Pearls from the Mathnavi – Part 3

Islahi  |  13-11-2017  |  Parrots are an amazing creation of Allah SWT, who have been given the unique abiity of imitating the speech of humans. Some parrots have become fluent in the Kalimah ‘Laa illaha illallah’, and Zikr of Allah SWT, due to the people of the home loving and frequently reciting the Zikr of(…)

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(…)

Obstacles in the path to Allah

Islahi  |  04-09-2017  |  The company of the Ahlullah transforms an ‘ordinary’ Muslim into someone who has Nisbat and Ta’alluq Ma’Allah, and a person gets a deep understanding of Deen which cannot be acquired from studying Kitabs. Whatever occupation you may be in, a state of Kamal (perfection) can be reached by sticking with the Ahlullah(…)

Striving to obtain the means of comfort for the Aakhirah – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  17-08-2017  |   Avondale Musallah  |  In the life of this world there are two groups of people: those who have the means of physical and material comfort, and those without. Those without the physical and material means endure great discomfort and difficulty in adverse weather conditions, whereas those with these means are(…)

Advices of Ibrahim bin Adham Rah – Part 3

islahi  |  14-08-2017  |  On one occasion Hazrat Ibraheem bin Adham (R) was asked, ‘Why are our Duas not accepted’, and he gave this very famous piece of advice: ‘Our hearts’ have become dead because of ten things: 1. You have known Allah, yet you have not fulfilled His duties. 2. You have read the(…)

Welcoming the Noble Guest of Ramadaan – Amanzimtoti Musallah

Zikr  |  25-05-2017  |   Amanzimtoti Musallah  |  As the month of Ramadaan is upon us we should make the intention to make it the best Ramadaan of our lives. This guiding principle will then help us to ensure that it becomes a life transforming Ramadaan in which maximum spiritual elevation and closeness to Allah SWT(…)

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(…)

Beware temptations don’t destroy us – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  21-04-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  The spiritual disease of attaching oneself and one’s heart to somebody whom it is not permissable to have any attachment to is the road of destruction. Through this, a person’s Dunya is destroyed, and over and above that is disgrace and athaab (punishment) in the Aakhirah. Our(…)

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’(…)

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