Why the Suffering?

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Why the Suffering?

Many ask the question: Why is the Ummah suffering so much, despite millions making dua throughout the world and millions making dua during Haj and Umrah? Why is there no change? The answer can be understood by way of an analogy: A son is disobedient and rebellious towards his father’s instructions and arrogant in his…

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Taking Zakat beyond Ramadan

Alhamdulillah, we find that with the commencement of Ramadan, thousands of Muslims begin to contribute to different noble causes. They contribute whether these are specific for Ramadan, such as providing Iftar, Sehri, and hampers for the poor, or whether it is the general efforts made to alleviate the plight of those who are suffering in…

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Laylatul Qadr

Allah Ta’ala’s love for His Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is evident and manifest in many Ayat (verses) of the Qur`an Sharif. Additionally, whilst other Ambiya (‘alayhimussSalam) were gifted with exclusive titles, it was Rasulullah (sallallahu’ alayhi wa sallam) alone whose title was “Habibullah” (The Beloved of Allah).    Due to this Divine love for…

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Pornography – A Bait of Shaytan

We all know that fish live in water. They generally cannot survive for long out of water. However, when fish move towards the ocean’s surface, they become an easy catch for fishermen –as we find with the sardine run. People grab, net and catch sardines from the surface of the water. When a fisherman catches…

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Prescription for the Huffaz

Here is an easy prescription that I have given to many Huffaz who found it to be a very simple way for Dhor: Before Fajr, read 3 Rukus of the Qur`an Sharif. After Fajr, read the same 3 Rukus. It will take + 5 minutes. Before and after Zuhr, do the same 3 Rukus only.…

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An SMS from Madinah Sharif

Sweet Madina, Sweet Madina… Very, very sweet. On the way to Musjid-e-Nabawi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), on our feet, Thousands of Muslims to greet and meet. At the Raudha Mubarak, Durud and Salam to read, At Iftar, Zam Zam to drink and dates to eat. Allah Ta’ala and Rasul’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) advice, we should…

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Tajalli Conductor

A person asked me a question regarding a talk wherein I mentioned that Allah Ta’ala’s Tajalli cascades down upon the Baytullah like a waterfall and drenches all who are making Tawaaf and are near the Ka’bah Sharif. The person mentioned that when Musa (عليه السلام) requested that Allah Ta’ala manifest Himself to him, Allah Ta’ala…

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Overcoming Jealousy

Allah Ta’ala, in His Infinite Wisdom, which we —with our limited intelligence, cannot comprehend, distributes amongst mankind of His bounties. Allah Ta’ala gives wealth, intelligence, health, beauty, and all other goodness. There is no need to burn the heart over someone else’s gifts, fortunes, and possessions. Harbouring jealousy in the heart only harms the jealous…