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The Meaning and Levels of Da’wah

Literally da’wat means to invite, but in the shar‘ee context it means to call people to Allah Ta‘ala completely and correctly. This is a broad definition and one will need to know how it will be applied in different situations. There will be different levels and different types of people: (1) To invite a person […]

The World – an Abode of Trials and Tribulations

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: This world is an abode of trials and tribulations. Therefore if any difficulty befalls us, before expressing ingratitude, we should reflect upon the fact that how indebted we all are to Allah Ta'ala for His boundless favours. Then we shall realize that instead of us complaining over […]

The Need for Adopting Moderation in Friendship and Enmity

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Moderation should be adopted in all relationships. To exceed the limit in anything is reprehensible and disliked. The Hadith teaches us, “Adopt moderation in your friendship when dealing with your friend; he may perhaps one day become your enemy, and adopt moderation in your enmity when […]

Issue 4 – Qurbaani

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Contentment – The key to curbing man’s desires

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: It is a common observation and a fact proven through experience that man, regardless of how much wealth he may acquire, never remains satisfied and content with his lot. With the exception of a few blessed servants of Allah Ta’ala, this is the general condition of man. […]