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Ignore the Waswasah ~ Whisperings of Shaytaan

August 31, 2013

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 Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas Radiyallahu-Anhu narrated: A man came to Rasulullah Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam and said: O Apostle of Allah! One of us has thoughts of such a nature that he would rather be reduced to charcoal than speak about them.  Rasulullah Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam said: Allah is Most Great, Allah is Most Great, Allah is Most Great. Praise be to Allah Who has reduced the guile (deceit) of the devil to just evil promptings.  ~ Sunan Abu Dawud (Hadith # 5114)

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People go through different types of spiritual problems, but many are plagued by the whisperings of Shaytaan.

Various strange, distasteful thoughts come to a persons mind, sometimes even in his Salaah, or whilst reading Quraan or Zikr…

A person feels miserable when these disturbing and terrible thoughts enters his mind. These thoughts are not deliberate, but they are cast by Shaytaan and begin to irritate the person. 

One feels despondent….he feels overwhelmed….he fears that he may lose his Imaan because of these stray whisperings. One is shaken!

The simple solution to the problem is to totally IGNORE such thoughts!

Do not become affected by such whisperings of Shaytaan. Do not entertain such thoughts. Just ignore them! Don’t let them bother you. You have NOT lost your Imaan.

Shaytaan wishes to make us feel miserable and hence casts silly thoughts in our minds. He is our enemy. He desires our failure, but cannot go beyond just casting insinuations …

he is absolutely weak compared to the Power of Allah, The Most Great!

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Abstinence from Sins ~ Excerpts from the advices of Hazrath Ml Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sahib (RA)

August 27, 2013

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Abstinence from sins :

In his advice on what Tazkiyah (purification of the spiritual self/ subduing the nafs), Sulook (spiritual path of obedience) and Tasawwuf (spiritual development by abiding to the Laws of ALLAH) are, Hazrath Hakeem Sb (RA) explained that essentially, the objective is the ABSTINENCE FROM ALL SINS.

Thus, even if a person spends his whole life in the company of a Sage, or in a khanqah, but fails to leave sin, he has not attained the essence of Sulook and Tasawwuf. The true saalik, becomes a complete slave of ALLAH Subhaanahu wa Ta’aala and submits and surrenders from “head to toe” to the WILL and Injunctions of ALLAH.

Such a person does not desire a bond with the people of the world, rather he wants a bond with his Creator … The ONE who gave him existence. In order to develop this bond, he can never displease ALLAH Azza wa Jalla.

Thus, the one who has understood that he must completely submit and surrender to ALLAH Ta’aala, is the one who has learnt Sulook and Tasawwuf.

This is only attained through the Fadhl and Karam of ALLAH Subhaanahu wa Ta’aala. Once ALLAH Ta’aala makes the decision to make a person HIS friend, then HE blesses the person with the ability to do good deeds and to become a righteous slave.

Consider a politician who is promoted to minister… With his lofty post comes lofty perks of a mansion, high salary, cars, bodyguards, honour etc … Similarly, when ALLAH makes someone HIS friend, this person is given the taufeeq to do good A’maal which enable him to become a Wali of ALLAH… and with this lofty position comes the ability to abstain from sin and derive sukoon in the heart. In addition, such a being is blessed with automatic love and respect from the people.

The one who seeks to make ALLAH happy, ALLAH will create the means for him to be happy.

 Where does one seek Allah ?

When a person seeks a certain thing then in order to get it, he will seek the one who keeps/sells the item, eg, for sweetmeats, one would seek the seller of sweetmeats; for fruit, the fruiterer etc.

Similarly, the person who is seeking ALLAH, needs to be with an “ALLAH-Waala”.

Mere reading of books is insufficient to connect one to ALLAH Ta’aala … It is essential to sit in the company of the pious, for such company is protective of and a deterrent from the commission of sins.

Additionally, engaging in abundant Zikrullah has the effect
of washing away sins and impurities from the heart.

Also, in seeking closeness to ALLAH, it is imperative that one stays away from all things leading to sins.

‘Where there is a lot of mud, even an elephant can slip’ …

Controlling the Gaze

Controlling the gaze is of absolute importance, especially during these times of fitna. Failure to do so, leads to infestation of the heart and destruction of modesty/hayaa. Consequently, when the nafs cannot be satisfied, that which is Haraam is then sought. Therefore, when one is faced with a difficult predicament and his nafs tempts him towards evil, like casting a lustful glance upon a pretty woman, then he should immediately seek assistance from ALLAH, through HIS attributes of ‘Al-Hayyu’ (The Ever-Living)and ‘Al-Qayyumu’ (The Self-Subsistent). Indeed, the entire Universe exists because of these two Qualities of ALLAH Ta’aala.

Abundant istighfaar is also essential because nafs is such that even if something was avoided or not intended, it still manages to steal some enjoyment.

The Effect of Lowering The Gaze :

Consider the example of the Sahaba-e-Kiraam who had gone to conquer Shaam(Syria). The Persians posted enticing damsels at the entrance of the city in order to distract the Mujaahideen. When their ameer reminded them of the verse in the Quran-e-Majeed concerning the lowering of the gaze, they did not even lift their gaze to be distracted by the beautiful women. This amazed the enemy immensely who surrendered immediately.

A believer takes with him within his heart, the love and consciousness of ALLAH Ta’aala at all times. Temptations are many, but the saalik tries hard to subdue his nafs. When overpowered and subdued, the believer immediately turns to ALLAH and begs for assistance. For bearing the pain of abstaining from sin, ALLAH will fill the heart of the believer with ‘halawat-e-imaan’ (sweetness of Imaan).

“Kamaal and true achievement is to please Allah, despite the temptations and challenges of the environments we live in; and not by running away to the mountain tops”

‘Mar, mar keh jeena he’ … By continuing to annihilate and kill the desires of the nafs, and attempting to keep the body and heart in the obedience of ALLAH Ta’aala, is the way of life of the pious friends of Allah.

Whilst one lives in the Dunya interacting with the makhlooq of ALLAH, the LOVE of ALLAH must always be ones dominant concern.

Noor in the heart is achieved through mujaahadah (effort) … But when a person makes just a little effort and is sincere, ALLAH makes the journey towards Him easy, as well as enjoyable for the believer.

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Nazm ~ Mera Koi Nahi Aah Tere Siwa

August 27, 2013

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Mera Koi Nahi Aah Tere Siwa  ~ “I Have No One Except You Allah”

Written by : Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (RA)

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Lessons from Hadith Shareef ~ Patience (Sabr) and Perseverance

August 21, 2013

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Excerpts from ~ Ramadaan 1434 Programmes

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إِنَّمَا يُوَفَّى الصَّابِرُونَ أَجْرَهُم بِغَيْرِ حِسَابٍ
Indeed, the patient will be given their reward without account.” Surah Az-Zumar 39:10

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VIRTUES OF PATIENCE | SABR  1
VIRTUES OF PATIENCE | SABR  2
VIRTUES OF PATIENCE | SABR  3
VIRTUES OF PATIENCE | SABR  4

Hazrat Abu Yahya Suhaib bin Sinan Radiyallahu-Anhu reported that: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “How wonderful is the case of a believer; there is good for him in everything and this applies only to a believer. If prosperity comes to him, he expresses gratitude to Allah and that is good for him; and if adversity befalls him, he endures it patiently and that is better for him”. [Muslim].

There are Three Types of Sabr :

1. Sabr when facing difficulties – Sabr Alal Ma’asib

2. Sabr in refraining from sins ~ Sabr Anil Ma’asee

3. Sabr in remaining on good deeds – Sabr Alat Ta’aat

Hadeeth pertaining to Sabr :

1. Hazrat Anas Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam passed by a woman who was crying over a grave and said, “Fear Allah and be patient.”  She said, “Away from me! My calamity has not befallen you and you are not aware of it.” The woman was later told that it was Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam (who had advised her). She came to his door where she found no doorkeeper. She said, “(I am sorry) I did not know it was you.” Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Patience is (becoming) only at the first (stroke) of grief”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

2. Hazrat Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Allah, the Exalted, says: ‘I have no reward other than Jannah for a believing slave of Mine who remains patient for My sake when I take away his beloved one from among the inhabitants of the world”. [Al-Bukhari].

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Lessons from Hadith Shareef ~ Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

August 21, 2013

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Excerpts from ~ Ramadaan 1434 Programmes

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وعنه أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم الله عليه وسلم صلى الله عليه وسلم ، دخل علي أعرأبي يعوده وكان إذا دخل علي من يعوده قال‏:‏ ‏ “‏لا بأس، طهور إن شاء الله‏”‏ ‏(‏‏(‏رواه البخاري‏)‏‏)‏‏.‏
Hazrat Ibn ‘Abbas (RadhiAllahu anhu) reported: The Prophet Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam visited a bedouin who was sick. Whenever he visited an ailing person, he would say, “La ba’sa, tahurun In Sha’ Allah – [ No harm, it will be a purification from sins, if Allah wills].” [Al-Bukhari]

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ETIQUETTES OF VISITING THE SICK 1
ETIQUETTES OF VISITING THE SICK 2

Five Rights of a Muslim over another Muslim :

Hazrat Abu Hurairah  (RadhiAllahu anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said: “Every Muslim has five rights over another Muslim (i.e., he has to perform five duties for another Muslim):

1. To return the Salaam
2. To visit the sick
3. To attend the funeral
4. To accept an invitation
5. To respond to the sneezer [i.e., to say: `Yarhamuk-Allah (may Allah bestow His Mercy on you),’ when the sneezer praises Allah].”
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

Hadeeth pertaining to Visiting the Sick :

1. Hazrat Ali bin Abi Talib Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: I heard Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam saying, “When a Muslim visits a sick Muslim at dawn, seventy thousand angels keep on praying for him till dusk. If he visits him in the evening, seventy thousand angels keep on praying for him till the morning; and he will have (his share of) reaped fruits in Jannah.”[At- Tirmidhi]

2. Hazrat Abu Musa Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Visit the sick, feed the hungry, and release the captive.” [Al-Bukhari]

3. Hazrat Thauban Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “He who visits his sick brother, will remain engaged in picking the fruits from the garden of Jannah till he returns.” [Muslim]

4. Hazrat Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Verily, Allah, the Exalted, and Glorious will say on the Day of Resurrection: ‘O son of Adam, I was ill but you did not visit Me.’ He would say: ‘O my Rabb, how could I visit you when You are the Rabb of the worlds?’ Thereupon He would say: ‘Did you not know that such and such a slave of Mine was ill but you did not visit him? Did you not realize that if you had visited him you would have found Me with him? O son of Adam, I asked food from you but you did not feed Me.’ He would submit: ‘My Rabb, how could I feed You when You are the Rabb of the worlds?’ He would say: ‘Did you not know that such and such a slave of Mine asked you for food but you did not feed him? Did you not realize that if you had fed him, you would certainly have found (its reward) with Me? O son of Adam, I asked water from you but you did not give it to Me.’ He would say: ‘My Rabb, how could I give You give you water when You are the Rabb of the worlds?’ Thereupon He would say: ‘Such and such a slave of Mine asked you for water to drink but you did not give it to him. Did you not realize that if you had given him to drink you would have found (its reward) with Me?”‘ [Muslim].

Duas to be Recited when Visiting the Sick :

1. Hazrat Aishah Radiyallahu-Anha reported: When a person complained to Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam about an ailment or suffered from a sore or a wound, Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam would touch the ground with his forefinger and then raise it,
(Sufyan bin `Uyainah, the narrator, demonstrated this with his forefinger)
and would recite: `Bismil-lahi, turbatu ardina, bireeqati ba`dina, yushfa bihi saqimuni, bi ‘izni Rabbina’ (With the Name of Allah, the dust of our ground mixed with the saliva of some of us would cure our patient with the permission of our Rabb.’
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

2. Hazrat Aishah Radiyallahu-Anha reported: When Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam visited any ailing member of his family, he would place his right hand on the sick person and would supplicate: “Allahumma Rabban-naas, azhibil-ba’sa, washfi, Antash-Shaafi, la shifa’a illa shifa’uka, shifaan la yughadiru saqaman
[O Allah! the Rabb of mankind! Remove this disease and cure (him or her)! You are the Great Curer. There is no cure but through You, grant such a cure that leaves behind no disease].” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim].

3. Hazrat Abu ‘Abdillah bin Abul-‘as Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: I complained to Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam about a pain I had in my body. Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Place your hand where you feel pain and say: ‘Bismillah (With the Name of Allah)’ three times; and then repeat seven times: ‘A’uzu bi’izzatillaahi wa qudratihi min sharri ma ajidu wa ‘uhaaziru … (I seek refuge with Allah and His Power from the evil that afflicts me and that which I apprehend).”‘ [Muslim]

4. Hazrat Ibn ‘Abbas Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “He who visits a sick person who is not on the point of death and supplicates seven times: As’alullaahal-‘Azeem Rabbal-‘Arshil-‘Azeem, ayyashfiyaka
(I beseech Allah the Great, the Rabb of the Great Throne, to heal you),
then Allah will certainly heal him from that sickness.” [Abu Dawud and At- Tirmidhi]

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Lessons from Hadith Shareef ~ Etiquettes of Eating

August 21, 2013

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عن عمر بن أبى سلمة رضى الله عنهما قال‏:‏ 

قال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم‏:‏‏ “‏سم الله وكل بيمينك، وكل ما يليك‏”‏

Hazrat Umar bin Abi Salamah (Radiyallahu-Anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, said to me, ” Say Bismillah before starting eating), eat with your right hand, and eat from what is near you.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

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ETIQUETTES OF EATING 1
ETIQUETTES OF EATING 2
ETIQUETTES OF EATING 3

Hadeeth pertaining to Eating :

Hazrat Aishah Radiyallahu-Anha reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “When any of you wants to eat, he should mention the Name of Allah in the begining, (i.e., say Bismillah). If he forgets to do it in the beginning, he should say Bismillah Awwalahu wa Aakhirahu ie ( I begin with the Name of Allah at the beginning and at the end).” [At-Tirmidhi and Abu Dawud]

Hazrat Mu’adh bin Anas Radiyallahu-Anhu reported: Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “He who has taken food and says at the end: ‘Al-hamdu lillahi-llazi at’amani hadha, wa razaqanihi min ghairi haulin minni wa la quwwatin (All praise is due to Allah Who has given me food to eat and provided it without any endeavour on my part or any power),’ all his past sins will be forgiven. [At-Tirmidhi]

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Lessons from Hadith Shareef ~ Virtues of Dua

August 20, 2013

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Excerpts from ~ Ramadaan 1434 Programmes
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وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ
“And your Lord says: ‘Call upon Me, I will answer you” ~ Surah Ghaafir 40:60

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During Ibadat, like Salaat, a person fully submits before Allah through making ruku, sujood, supplicating, glorifying and praising Allah …

Similarly, in Dua, a person is engaged in begging from Allah Ta’ala … He raises his hands- his ‘begging bowl’ and submits to Allah Ta’ala, directing all his attention towards to Him alone, displaying his total dependance on Allah Ta’ala, for all his needs …

Nabi Sallallaahu ‘alaihi Wasallam said : الدُّعَاءُ مُخُّ الْعِبَادَةِ “Dua is the essence of Ibadah (worship).” [Tirmdhi]

Nabi Sallallaahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam used to supplicate with All~Encompassing and Comprehensive Duas :

“Allahumma Rabbana Aatina fid-dunya hasanatan wafil- Akhirati hasanatan waqina azaaban Naar.” ~ Oh Allah, our Lord, give us  the good of this world, and the good of the life hereafter, and save us from the punishment of the hell-fire.

“Allahumma inni as’alukal-huda, wat-tuqa, wal-`afafa, wal-ghina ~ O Allah! I beseech You for guidance, piety, chastity and contentment.’ ~ [Muslim]

“Allahummaghfirli Warhamni Wahdini Warzuqni Wa-Afini” ~ O Allah, forgive me, show mercy on me, guide me, provide for me, and grant me security.

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Lessons from Hadith Shareef ~ Virtues of Ayatul Kursi

August 19, 2013

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اللّهُ لاَ إِلَـهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ لاَ تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلاَ نَوْمٌ لَّهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأَرْضِ مَن ذَا الَّذِي يَشْفَعُ عِنْدَهُ إِلاَّ بِإِذْنِهِ يَعْلَمُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَمَا خَلْفَهُمْ وَلاَ يُحِيطُونَ بِشَيْءٍ مِّنْ عِلْمِهِ إِلاَّ بِمَا شَاءَ وَسِعَ كُرْسِيُّهُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضَ وَلاَ يَؤُودُهُ حِفْظُهُمَا وَهُوَ الْعَلِيُّ الْعَظِيمُ

Allah! None is worthy of worship but He, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsisting.  Neither slumber nor sleep overtakes Him. Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth belongs to Him alone. Who can dare intercede with Him except by His permission? HE knows all that happens before the Creation and after them; and they cannot encompass anything of His knowledge except that which He wills. His Throne  encompasses the heavens and the earth, and the protection of both the earth and the heavens does not pose Him any difficulty. He alone is Most High, Most Great ~  Ayatul Kursi ~ Surah Al Baqarah 2:255

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Tafseer of Surah Baqarah ~ Explanation of Selected Verses / 255 / Ayaatul Kursi

Hadith Pertaining to Ayatul Kursi :

1. It is narrated from Hazrat Ubay ibn Ka’b Radiyallahu-Anhu that the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam asked, “Abu Mundhir, do you know which verse of Allah’s book is the greatest?”… I replied, “Allah and His Messenger know best.” He repeated his question and I said, “Allahu La ilaha illa Huwal Hayyul Qayyum.” …. Thereupon he struck me on the chest and said, “May Knowledge become easy for you Abu Mundhir!”  ~ (Muslim)

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2. Hazrat Abu Umamah Radiyallahu-Anhu relates that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “Whoever recites Aayatul Kursi after every obligatory prayer nothing except death prevents him from entering heaven.”  ~ (Nasai)

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3. Hazrat Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu anhu said, “Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam appointed me to take charge of the Zakaat of Ramadhaan. At night someone came to me and began to take up handfuls of the food. I seized him and told him I was certainly going to take him to Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam.

However, when he said, “I am needy, I have children dependent on me, and I have a pressing need.” I let him go.

In the morning the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam asked, “What happened to your prisoner last night, Abu Hurairah” I replied, “O’ Messenger of Allah, he complained of great need and of having children dependant on him, so I had pity on him and let him go.”

He said, “He lied to you and he will come back.” I realised that he would return because Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam had told me so. Therefore, I lay waiting for him. When he came and began to take up handfuls of food, I seized him and told him I am certainly going to take you before Allah’s Messenger.

He said, “Let me go, for I am needy with children dependent on me, and I shall not return.” I had pity on him and let him go.

In the morning, Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam asked me, “What happened to your prisoner, Abu Hurairah?”

I replied, “Messenger of Allah, he complained of great need and of having children dependent on him, so I had pity on him and let him go.”

Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “He has certainly lied to you, and he will come back.”

So, I lay in wait for him, and when he came back and took up handfuls of food I seized him and said, “I am certainly going to take you before Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, for this is the third time you are asserting you will not return, but you always do.”

He said, “If you let me go I will teach you some words by which Allah will reward you. When you go to your bed recite the “Verse of the Throne”, till you finish the verse, a guardian from Allah will then remain over you and no devil will come near you till the morning.”

Therefore, I let him go, and in the morning Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam asked me, “What happened to your prisoner.”

I replied, “He asserted that he would teach me some words by which Allah will benefit me.”

He Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam said, “He certainly told you the truth, though he is a great liar. Do you know whom you have been talking to for three nights?” When I replied that I did not, he said, “That was Shaytaan.”  ~ (Bukhari)

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The Importance of Zikrullah in the Life of a Believer

August 16, 2013

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Our heart continuously  accumulates filth ~

sins, vice, evil, malice, jealousy, anger, enmity etc

and hence becomes rusted …

All these things ‘cover and engulf our heart’.

Just like any machinary in this world requires regular servicing, cleaning and oiling …

so to, does our rusted and corroded heart need cleansing, purifying and oiling, with the Zikr of Allah Subhaanahu wa Ta’ala.

An effective method of servicing our heart, is the Zikr of the Kalimah “La ilaaha illAllah”

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When we say “La ilaaha“, 

We are removing everything that has engulfed our heart, besides Allah Subhaanahu wa Ta’ala …

And, when we say “illAllah” …

We fill our heart Only with Allah

We have a tongue that is saying Allah

Imagine …

our hearts to have a tongue, which is saying Allah

‘together with our tongue.’

Zikrullah is very powerful and effective in helping us to remain away from Nafs and shaytaan

May Allah protect us and make us true Zaakireen…

 

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Hasten with Good Deeds Before 7 Things

August 13, 2013

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After Esha Majlis ~ 5th Shawaal 1434

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Just as a shop owner who worked hard all month and gained a huge profit at the end of the month, will naturally be careful how he handles his earnings. Whilst some of it will be used to pay off expenses, some will be saved and a portion will also be invested so as to yield more in the future. It is inconceivable that the profit will be left unattended and forgotten, lest it be usurped.

Similarly, after our toiling in Ramadaan, the Noor with which we have been blessed, requires careful investing for our future (Aakhirah). Left unattended and forgotten, the Noor will disappear. Essentially, in order to compound and escalate that Noor, we are required to hasten towards the Mercy of Allah, by continuing the performance of good deeds and not becoming lazy and complacent.

We should not procrastinate….

It is mentioned in Hadith Sharief that Rasulullah  صلى الله عليه و سلم advised the Believers to Hasten Toward Doing Good Deeds before the following Seven Things overtake him:

* Such poverty that makes him totally forget about doing any goods

* Such wealth that cause him to transgress the Laws of ALLAH

* A deadly illness that afflicts him

* Old age and senility overtake him

* Sudden death strikes him

* The appearance of Dajaal

* The onset of Qiyamah

Indeed, before all of the above happen, a Believer should turn to ALLAH and seek the Pleasure of ALLAH by spending in the path of ALLAH.

A few of the Malfoozaath of  Hazrath Moulana Yunus Patel Sahib (RA) from ‘Hedaayatus Saalikeen’  were also discussed, that directly influence ones Love for ALLAH Subhaanahu wa Ta’aala, encourages one to connect to Him and urge one to give priority to Deen and Shari’ah.

” Drowning in the ocean of an Illicit Love is a detrimental weakness because instead of giving ones heart to the Creator of hearts, one gives it to a body which is going to perish. Many are the lovers who run off like mules when age overtakes the beauty of the beloved.

The lovers of ALLAH however, have hearts filled with sukoon because The Beauty of ALLAH never perishes….”

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