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(…)

Becoming beggars before Allah

Zikr Majlis  |  14-12-2017  | Poetry: ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ and ‘Meri Qismat Kaha ye Tawaaf-e-Haram’ The beautiful poetry of Hazrat Mufti Taqi Usmani DB ‘Ilahi Teri Chokhat Par’ teaches an important lesson to the visitors of the Haramain Shareefain. Such an extraordinary journey requires extraordinary preparation, then a person will experience extraordinary feelings when(…)

Sunnah life – freedom from worry and sorrow – Athlone Park Musallah, Amanzimtoti

Zikr  |  09-11-2017   |  Athlone Park Musallah, Amanzimtoti  |  The only formula to achieve freedom from the worries and sorrows of both the worlds is to become the true slave of Madinah, by practicing on the ways and teachings of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) from the heart, with full conviction.  The ultimate reality and essence of the life(…)

Mumin is always on duty, even during holidays

Islahi  |  06-11-2017  |  The lesson for the Believer, wherever in the world we go, is to not get caught up in the ‘scenery’ only, but to always remember the Creator of all sceneries, Allah Rabbul Izzat. The Quran says travel on earth, but with the eyes of admiration of the creation of Allah, and admonition.(…)

⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Mining Taqwa from the Arifeen – Alcock Musallah

Zikr Majlis  |  14-09-2017  |  Alcock Musallah  | Poetry: Kohi Haajat Ho Rakhta Hu Teri Chowkat Pe Sar Apna The Mu’min should be well informed and have the greatest awareness regarding Allah Rabbul Izzat. How sad it is that years of life go past and we remain most uninformed about the names, qualities, actions, favours(…)

Ummah weak and bleeding – Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North

Zikr  |  07-09-2017  |   Musallah Mahmoodiyah – Westville North  | Poetry: Mera Kohi Nahi Aah Tere Siwa The words of this poetry reflect the condition of the oppressed Muslim man, woman and child who are calling out to Allah SWT in their suffering.  It starts off with these words: ‘O Allah, who is there(…)

Special feelings at Baitullah – Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave

Zikr  |  24-08-2017  |  Musallah Rahmaniyyah, Canon Ave  |  We are in the Mubarak month of Dhul Hijjah, and the Hujjaaj are preparing to embark on the five days of Hajj. Once they complete the rites of Hajj they will return with the ‘certificate’ of Jannah, and the title of ‘Hajee’. Shaikhul Islam, Hazrat Mufti Taqi(…)

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(…)

Acquiring the sweetness of the love of Allah & Greeting the departing Hajee

Zikr  |  27-07-2017  |  The love of Allah SWT must supersede the love of everything else in this world; this is the essence of Kalimah Tayyibah ‘Laa illahah illallah Muhammadur-Rasoolullah (SAW)’. As we are approaching Qurbani season we are reminded of Ibraheem AS whose love for Allah SWT was tested when he was commanded to sacrifice(…)

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(…)

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