Monthly Archives: August 2011

The End is Near…

Shaykh Mufti Mohammad Hasan Amratsari (Allah have mercy on him) instructed a seeker: ‘The end of Ramadan is drawing nearer, drown yourself in the recitation of Holy Qur’an and remembrance of Allah (dhikr).’ Al-qawl al-Aziz, page 114 _________________________________________________________________ InshaAllah, after … Continue reading

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Ramadhan of the Akaabir

With Ramadhan coming to an end very soon, it’s high time to make the most of the most blessed portion of the most blessed month. To draw inspiration, it is often very beneficial to read and hear about the worship … Continue reading

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Faith: Love vs. Logic

وَعَسَىٰ أَن تَكْرَ‌هُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ‌ لَّكُمْ ۖ وَعَسَىٰ أَن تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ‌ لَّكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ يَعْلَمُ وَأَنتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ It could be that you dislike something, when it is good for you; and it could be that you like something … Continue reading

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Riyaa and the Criterion for Dressing

يَا بَنِي آدَمَ قَدْ أَنزَلْنَا عَلَيْكُمْ لِبَاسًا يُوَارِ‌ي سَوْآتِكُمْ وَرِ‌يشًا ۖ وَلِبَاسُ التَّقْوَىٰ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ‌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ مِنْ آيَاتِ اللَّـهِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَذَّكَّرُ‌ونَ O Children of  Adam, We have sent down to you the dress that covers your shame and provides adornment. As … Continue reading

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A Secret to the Acceptance of Du’a

Hadhrat Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed (damat barakatuhum) relates in his book, Du’a – The Essence of Worship, the following: A Secret in the Acceptance of Du’a Some friends say: “Hadrat! We make a lot of du’a but it is not accepted”. … Continue reading

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How the Beloved Prayed Tahajjud….

Imagine this, we always hear about his prayers, devotions, recitations, but what were his words? What was his tasbeeh? What was his speech? How did he perform his prayers in the middle of the night? This is what he did … Continue reading

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What is Tahajjud Salaah?

With the onset of the Blessed Month of Ramadan, it is imperative that the Believer increases his worship to reap the barakah of this auspicious month. It is a month of excessive and abundant remembrance of Allah Ta’ala in the … Continue reading

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