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The centrality of the Masjid in the life of a Muslim -Glenwood Masjid

  Zikr |  29-08-2019  |  Glenwood Masjid The establishment of a house of Allāh SWT in any part of the world is an occasion of happiness and optimism for the Believers. The fact that our Masjids are running out of space and further facilities are required is a sign of the vibrancy of Islam! Every Masjid(…)

Heading towards Baitullah

Zikr  |  18-07-2019  | Masjid ut Taqwa Ashaar: Darbar me hazir hai  The days of Hajj are fast approaching and the fortunate Hujjaj will be blessed with the opportunity of standing in front of Baitullah, many for the first time in their lives, a moment of great spiritual achievement! There is no better place and(…)

Invitation to Baitullah – Al Ihsan Musallah, Ibnis Rd

Zikr  |  11-07-2019  | Al Ihsan Musallah, Reservoir Hills We are only one month away from the five days of Hajj, therefore there is a lot of emphasis on the aspects of Hajj. Notwithstanding the fact that many are not going or have already been for Hajj, there is still a lot of reward and(…)

Spiritual Waterfall at Haramain

Zikr  |  04-07-2019  | Ashaar: Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par  We have entered Dhul Qa’dah, the first of the three consecutive sacred months, during which, according to Ibn Kathir (R), the reward of good deeds and similarly the sin of evil deeds is multiplied.  A Mu’min is conscious of the Islamic calendar and tries to reap(…)

Zikr Majlis – 02-05-2019 – Parlock

Zikr  |  02-03-2019  |  Musjid-e-Yusuf, Parlock We are on the threshold of the Mubarak month of Ramadan, which we have all been looking forward to. According to Hazrat Mujaddid Alf Thani (R), the Barakah of the 11 months of the year is condensed into the month of Ramadan! In Ramadan, the meter of Allah SWT(…)

Good start to Ramadan

Zikr  |  25-04-2019  |  Amanzimtoti Ashaar: Betha hoon Masjid e Nabawi Mein  We are transported on the wings of Iman with the poetry, ‘Betha hoon Masjid e Nabawi Mein’, to the beautiful atmosphere of Masjidun Nabawi Shareef, moreso in the month of Ramadan, the fragrance of which is drawing nearer! Allah SWT has made providing(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 19) – Looking for a human being

Islahi Majlis |  04-03-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) was discussed regarding the person who took a burning lamp to the market in the light of day, searching for a ‘true man’. Lesson is also taken from the thought-provoking incident regarding the Wali who adopted seclusion, due to being(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 18) – The old man and the thorn tree

Islahi Majlis |  25-02-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) was discussed regarding the man who procrastinated uprooting his thorn tree, until it could not be uprooted at all! Maulana Rumi warns that a person should not procrastinate in the removal of evil qualities and habits, because as time goes,(…)

Shake off heedlessness and focus on the great months – Avondale Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  07-03-2019  |  Avondale Musallah We are about to enter the spiritual ‘high season’ of the Mu’min with the approach of Rajab, Sha’ban and Ramadan, regarding which Nabi ﷺ would make the dua, ‘Allahumma barik lana fee Rajab wa Sha’ban waballighna Ramadan’. Grasp these opportunities, in accordance with the exhortation of Nabi-e Kareem ﷺ to appreciate(…)

Zikr creates deep inner peace

Zikr  |  29-11-2018  | Ashaar: ‘Dil pe kalme ki dharab lagaa, Laa ilaahah illallah’ Reading the Kalimah ‘Laa ilaahah illallah’ with ‘dharb’ (striking on the heart) has been found to be an effective way of treating the sicknesses of the heart. From the Ahadith of Nabi (SAW) it is known that the hearts become ‘rusty’(…)

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