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Jumad-al-Ula 1433
 
 

Charging the emergency lights
by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb
(rahmatullahi alayh)

In these times of ‘Load Shedding[1]’, there are so many advertisements which market generators, emergency lights, gas stoves and whatever else that offers an instant or quick solution to power cuts.

When load-shedding became the order of the day, the sales of all these products were so high, that it seemed as if everyone wanted to make some quick money selling anything that would benefit people during times of load shedding. And because we are so dependent on electricity, we were and are prepared to spend money in purchasing any such product, so long as we are not inconvenienced during power failures.


The very many complaints which were verbalized, as well as published in various newspapers indicated to how impatient and intolerant the majority were over the power cuts taking place. It was too much of an inconvenience, loss of working hours and...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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True Zikrullah
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True Zikrullah
by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb
(rahmatullahi alayh)

True Zikr is to fulfil the Command of Allah Ta’ala which is directed to us at a particular time – to perform Salaah in its respective time, to pay Zakaah when due, to fast during the month of Ramadaan, to perform Hajj at the time of Hajj (if one has the means), etc.

When a person’s parent, wife, child, neighbour, etc. is very ill and requires medication to be brought from the chemist, as a matter of urgency, then at that time, true Zikr is to postpone all optional Ibaadah and attend to the need.

Hazrat Ruqayya (RA), the beloved daughter of Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam), was very ill when the call for Badr was suddenly made....



 
 
 
 
 

ADVICE TO TREASURE:

“Just as we regard Salaah, Fasting, Zakaat and Haj as Fardh (compulsory), so too is it Fardh to Love Allah Ta’ala and Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam)