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NZ mosque attack – the way forward

Jumuah  |  15-03-2019  |  Masjid Hilal Today is a dark day for the Ummah, and though we are separated by thousands of kilometres, we feel the same pain as the families of the shuhada.  The similitude of this Ummah is that of a single body- so when one part of the body is in pain,(…)

3 advices of Abu Darda RA on his death bed (1/2) – Stanger Jamiah Masjid

Jumuah  |  15-02-2019  |  Stanger Jamiah Masjid Abu Darda (RA) conveyed the Amanah before he passed away. We too must convey and propagate as much as possible. Nabi (SAW) advised him three things: 1. Make Ibadah as if Allah is in front of you. 2. Live in this world like you are a dead person- he(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 15) – Dialogue between Hazrat Muawiya R.A and Shaytaan

Islahi  |  28-01-2019  | The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is discussed in which shaytan awakens Hazrat Muawiya (RA) for Salah, preventing the tremendous remorse he would have expressed by which Allah SWT would have elevated his status.  Sayyidina Muawiya RA was from among the great Sahaba of this Ummah, entrusted(…)

THE SUBLIME CONDUCT OF THE NOBLE PROPHET ﷺ

Special  |  27-11-2018 | Masjid Yusuf, Parlock Allah SWT praises the sublime character of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in the Holy Qur’an with the unique words – وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ. No human being on earth, not even the previous Ambiya AS possessed the lofty standard of Akhlaq displayed by Nabi (SAW)! Great emphasis has been placed on(…)

Aashura – day of hope for Ummah

Special  |  19-09-2018  |  The 10th of Muharram – Yawmu Aashura, is a ‘big day’ in the Islamic calendar. The fast of Aashura was Fardh (compulsory) until Allah SWT decreed the fasting of Ramadan, the reward of which is forgiveness for the past year’s sins. In order to distinguish from the fasting of the Jews,(…)

Sayyidina Usman RA – a role model for Muslim businessmen

Jumuah |  31-08-2018 | Hazrat Uthman (RA) whole life was dedicated to serving Deen. Allah Ta’ala had blessed him with wealth, side by side with generosity, which was proverbial.  His life is a lesson to traders & businessmen, that when Allah Ta’ala blesses a person with wealth & prosperity, then he should not hold back but(…)

Arafah – day of amnesty and acceptance

Islahi  |  20-08-2018  |  The day of Arafah is a great day, not only for the Hujjaj but for the entire Ummah. It was regarding this day that Allah SWT proclaimed, ‘I have completed your Dīn, I’ve completed all My favours upon you and I have chosen Islām as your way of life’. The virtues(…)

Zul Hijjah and Hajj Rewards

Jumuah |  17-08-2018 |  There is no greater Friday than that which coincides with the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. No deeds are greater in reward, or more accepted than those performed in these 10 days. We should take advantage & maximise our rewards, by having the same fervour as we would in the(…)

Istighfaar in the Holy Months

Jumuah |  03-08-2018 | Allah Ta’ala has kept 4 auspicious months in the calendar. These are the months of peace & truce. Dhul Hijjah is significant because 2 great acts of Ibadah, Hajj & Udhiya are found. Good deeds are multiplied, & so are sins. We should engage in various acts of Ibadah. Our heart &(…)

Love & Compassion for the Muslim Ummah

Jumuah |  27-07-2018 |  Hajj is a means  of forgiveness for the whole Ummah.  Allah Ta’ala accepts the duas of the Haaji on behalf of whoever he asks. Allah Ta’ala loves the action of compassion, & it is a trait of siddiqiyyat. To have love, compassion, seek forgiveness & make dua for the Ummah is on(…)

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