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September, 2021

  • 28 September

    Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

    Accepting Islam Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam the day after Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) received prophethood. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was blessed with prophethood on a Monday and Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam on a Tuesday. (Usdul Ghaabah 3/283) After Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was blessed with prophethood, Hazrat …

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  • 27 September

    The Essence of Sulook

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: The essence and foundation of the entire process of sulook (self-reformation and acquiring a special relationship with Allah Ta‘ala) is to follow the Mubaarak Sunnah of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). In other words, every department of one’s life should …

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  • 27 September

    The Orchards of Love – Part Thirty – Four

    Consulting the Rightly-Guided Ulama

    The principle “refer to the experts of the field” is a principle commonly-quoted and practised in all spheres of life. Consider the example of a person who intends constructing a triple-story mansion. What steps will he follow to fulfil his intention? He will first contact an architect to draw the plans. Thereafter, he will hire the services of an engineer as well as a contractor to put up the project.

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  • 25 September

    Dua when overcome by fear -2

    One should recite the following dua when overcome by fear أَعُوذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ التَّامَّةِ، مِنْ غَضَبِهِ وَشَرِّ عِبَادِهِ، وَمِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَأَنْ يَحْضُرُون I seek protection through the complete words of Allah Ta’ala from His anger, the evil of His servants, the whispers of the Shayateen and of their presence. …

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  • 22 September

    The immense reward of learning and reciting the Qur’aan Majeed

    عن عقبة بن عامر، قال: خرج رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ونحن في الصفة، فقال: أيكم يحب أن يغدو كل يوم إلى بطحان، أو إلى العقيق، فيأتي منه بناقتين كوماوين في غير إثم، ولا قطع رحم؟ فقلنا: يا رسول الله نحب ذلك، قال: أفلا يغدو أحدكم إلى المسجد فيعلم، …

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