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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(…)

The centrality of the Masjid in the life of a Muslim -Glenwood Masjid

  Zikr |  29-08-2019  |  Glenwood Masjid The establishment of a house of Allāh SWT in any part of the world is an occasion of happiness and optimism for the Believers. The fact that our Masjids are running out of space and further facilities are required is a sign of the vibrancy of Islam! Every Masjid(…)

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(…)

Reflecting on the creation to recognise the creator

Zikr  |  11/04/2019  |  Masjid ut Taqwa Ashaar: Jaha me juz tere jalwo ke chaare su kya he  The praises of Allāh SWT are such that if all the trees of the world had to be made into pens and all the water of the ocean had to be converted into ink, the pens and ink(…)

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(…)

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