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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Remove the darkness of Sins with light of Istighfaar – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands East

Zikr  |  20-04-2017  |   Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands East  |  The enemies of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) would compose evil poetry to torment him and the Sahabah, which was a source of great suffering for the Muslims. Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) instructed Hassan bin Thabit RA to respond as Allah SWT had granted him the gift of composing beautiful poetry. Till(…)

Ignorance – a spiritual malady P11

Islahi  |  09-01-2017  |  Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) gave great importance to the acquisition of knowledge, and then teaching and imparting it. In particular he mentioned acquiring the knowledge of the laws of inheritance. As we have seen in the recent past, Allah Ta’ala will cause the Ulama to leave this world one by one, and through(…)

The importance of following the sunnats of Nabi (SAW)

Zikr Majlis  |  31-03-2016  | Allah SWT has kept the treasures of the universe below the feet of that Believer who loves and practises upon the Sunnah of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW). The Sahabah RA and the Tabi’een were victorious on the battlefields and over the hearts’ of people on the basis of Itibaa-e-Sunnah. Through the barakah of(…)

Fill the vault of the heart with spiritual treasures

Zikr Majlis  |  04-03-2016  |  The pangs of love for Allah Ta’ala are what make a heart worthy of being called a heart. Allah SWT says in the Quran the hallmark of the people of Iman is intense love for Allah SWT. We should not be content with a low level of love for Allah(…)

Insulating the Heart from Evil

Islahi Majlis  |  18-08-2014  |  After Ramadaan, many find themselves on a spiritual decline, feeling inclined to sin, losing the Nisbat ma’allah (connection with Allah) & other Kayfiyaat (feelings) of Taqwa. Why?… Hz Ml Yunus Patel Sb (R) explains in a Malfooz that had we insulated our hearts strongly with the garments of Ihsan &(…)

”Boycott” the evil desires of the Nafs (self) – Avondale Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  15-08-2014  |  Avondale Musallah  |  Whenever one is faced with any problem, stand  in Salaah, shed ones tears of  one’s fears before Allah SWT & this will irrigate the heart & make it blossom. Enlighten ones ruh with the noor of Taqwa & realise ones enemy is ones nafs. Show ones bravery(…)

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