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Preserving the family structure

Jumuah  |  19-04-2019  | Masjid Taqwa The family structure in the Western world is in stark contrast to what Islam teaches. That is a world full of individuals with a hedonistic mind-set, whose motivation in life is only fun and enjoyment. This is diametrically opposite to what we are taught. There are millions of orphans(…)

NZ mosque attack – Love trumps Hate

Jumuah  |  22-03-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa The speech given by the Imam, himself a survivor of the terror attack last week, was delivered in a public park and attended by 1000’s. The Imam delivered a very profound and universal message. Today, in place of the terrorist who was filled with hatred, he sees love, compassion(…)

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(…)

Recognising Allah through His beautiful names – Musallah Mahmoodiyah

Zikr Majlis |  07-02-2019  |  Musallah Mahmoodiyah, Westville North Ashaar: Koi hajat ho rakhta hu teri chokhat pe sar apna  The poetry of Arif Billah, Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sb (R) which is a munajat (du’a) asking for the recognition of Allah SWT is discussed. The way to achieve this is through those who(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 14) – Malakul Maut was perplexed

Islahi  |  21-01-2019  | The anecdote of Maulana Rumi (R) regarding the strange incident that took place in the court of Sulayman AS is discussed. In the anecdote, a man asks Sulayman AS to transport him to a far off land after noticing Malakul Maut staring at him, only to find that Malakul Maut was instructed(…)

Matric Results and Career Choices

Jumuah  |  04-01-2019  |  Masjid Taqwa At this time of the year when the matric results are released, there are those that have succeeded and others who have not. It reminds us of a similar scenario which will be on the Day of Qiyamah, when our results of the exam of life will be released.(…)

Madinah: a sparkling diamond among the cities of the world

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Poetry: ‘Makhmoore hawaao me dil chaspe nazaaro me’ We are less than forty days from witnessing the great Ibadah of Hajj and the excitement in the Ummah is building up. Hajj is not only for the Hujjaaj who have the great fortune of standing in front of Raudha Mubarak, Baitullah(…)

Preserve the gifts of Ramadan – Taqwa and Taubah

Zikr  |  21-06-2018  |  The month of Ramadan came and went like a dream and we are already back to the ‘rat-race’ of life. The Ahlullah may be physically departed from this world, but their teachings are very much alive. We can take barakat and fuyudh from them, however our Islah can only be made by(…)

Reminder of our purpose in this World – Stanger Jaamia Masjid

Jumuah  |  04-05-2018  |  Stanger Jaamia Masjid  |  Allah Ta’ala has created human beings with certain weaknesses, amongst which is that we are distracted easily & we forget quickly. We are fortunate that Allah Ta’ala gives us constant reminders in the form of the Quranic verses, bayaans, programs etc, for us to remember our purpose of life(…)

Restrictions of Deen give us true freedom

Zikr  |  19-04-2018  | In the words of Beloved Rasool (SAW), the Believer in this world is in a prison and the disbeliever is in paradise. The Believer, for the short life of this world happily and willingly accepts the restrictions placed upon him, knowing he will soon be relieved from this ‘prison’ of dunya into an(…)

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