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Significance of Aashura

Special  |  09-09-2019  |  Musjid ut Taqwa Allah SWT has attached greatness and significance to 10 Muharram, the day of Aashura. Two major events occurred on this day in history, established from the Ahadith – the salvation of Musa AS and the Bani Isra’il from the tyranny of Fir’aun and Nuh AS and his followers from(…)

World in anarchy & chaos

Zikr Majlis  | 05-09-2019  | Masjid Taqwa Ashaar: Ilahi ye Alam  The flower of joy and happiness is accompanied by the thorn of sadness. This is in essence the reality of this imperfect world, which because of the deeds of man, is in a state of anarchy and chaos! Conditions are difficult all over, so(…)

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(…)

Nikah – Appreciate this great bounty

Jumuah  |  22-02-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa Nikah is a great ni’mat and blessing, which the youth should understand and value. If we understand it in the light of Quran and Sunnah, then there is less chance of a breakdown. It is a Sunnah of the Ambiya (AS), a very noble institution and every effort must(…)

Desirable Qur’anic Qualities 3/3

Jumuah  |  01-02-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa When Allah promises forgiveness and a great reward, then He will reward according to His position, mercy and generosity. Who can match Allah’s treasure, when He is the owner of every treasure of the heavens and the earth? So imagine what type of reward He will give! Those who(…)

Desirable Qur’anic Qualities 1/3

Jumuah  |  19-01-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa Ten qualities mentioned in Surah Ahzab, are the qualities of success, by which a person will gain the greatest reward and maghfirah. We should strive to develop these qualities so that we can be recognised by them. Men and women have been mentioned separately to emphasise its importance. 1.(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 11) – The Falcon and the Owls

Islahi  |  17-09-2018  |  The Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is a masterpiece appreciated not only by Muslims, but by a great number of non-Muslims as well. Although they have not grasped the true essence of Maulana Rumi’s (R) message (i.e. Tauhid, Sunnah, following the Shari’ah and recognising Allah SWT), they derive inspiration, benefit, moral(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 10) – King’s Falcon

Islahi  |  10-09-2018  | Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 10) – King’s Falcon  | In the anecdote, ‘The King’s Falcon’ from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (R), the falcon flies away from the Palace of the king, only to be disfigured by an old woman who in ignorance considers the traits of perfection in(…)

4 Sacred months – Significance

Zikr Majlis  |  26-07-2018  |  Avondale Musallah, Durban  | Poetry: ‘Ka’be pe pari jab pehli nazar’ The system of timekeeping of twelve months is ordained by Allah SWT. Of the twelve months, the four months that are sanctified are Dhul Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. Ibn Kathir (R) explains the meaning of a month being(…)

Simplicity is Sunnah way of life – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  12-07-2018  |  Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands  | Poetry: Salaam us par Fourteen hundred years have passed, but the lessons and insights from the life of our beloved Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) are applicable to all aspects of our existence even today. He was the personality who helped the helpless and was looked up to by the downtrodden in society.(…)

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