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The ocean called Surah al Kahf

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah.

I have organised all posts on Surah al Kahf, published in this blog till date, in one page here so that it is convenient for my blog readers, alhamdulillaah to explore on different aspects of this beautiful Surah that is often recited by the global Muslim Ummah especially on Fridays. Continue reading

November 20, 2015 Posted by | Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Camel or Egg or not even worth an Egg?

We live in a busy world. If one can take time to do good things in an organised way, one would only be doing good to his own self.

This hadeeth of the Prophet ﷺ encourages us to compete and overtake others in amassing good deeds.  Continue reading

November 21, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

There is nothing called “Jumuah Mubarak”!

It has become common now a days among some sections of Muslim community to greet one another on Fridays verbally or by sending text messages like Jumu’ah Mubarak’.

What is the basis for this? What it a custom among the companions of the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam to greet each other on Fridays?  Are we allowed to greet with such a greeting? Let us find out, Inshaa’Allah.

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September 5, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

When the Call is Proclaimed on Friday……

Dear brothers & sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

Presenting the Tafseer of verses 9 to 11 of Surah al Jumu’ah by Allamah Ibn Kathir.  Continue reading

December 20, 2013 Posted by | Surah al Jumu'ah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Lessons from Surah al Kahf

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

As Friday and Surah al Kahf are intimately connected, I am presenting a simple but meaningful presentation on this lesson-rich Surah.

May Allah bless the one who made this presentation.  Continue reading

September 12, 2013 Posted by | Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

An Insight into Surah al Falaq and Surah an Naas

Note: Dear brothers/sisters in Islam, Assalamu Alaikum. Though every Friday I update this page, owing to the significance of the topic, I felt it is prudent to present glimpses from the Friday Khutbah delivered in UAE Masajid on 17th May 2013. Read on….Inshaa’Allah. 

The Holy Qur’an is a Book of Guidance and Mercy for all mankind. Its verses are a balm for the diseases of the heart, a clear evidence and enlightenment. Allah the most Exalted says, “And We send down of the Qur’an that which is healing and mercy for the believers, but it does not increase the wrongdoers except in loss.” (Surah al Israa: 82).  Continue reading

May 18, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE, Surah Al Falaq and Surah An Naas | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (12 Rabi al Aakhir 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE, Inshaa’Allah, is on the topic: ‘On deceit and deceitful people’.  Continue reading

February 21, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (5 Rabi al Aakhir 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumuah Khutbah in UAE will be, Inshaa’Allah, on ‘Trust in Allah’ – Rabbanaa Alaika Tawak’kalnaa. Continue reading

February 14, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (27 Rabi al Awwal 1434)

Inshaa’Allah, Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid is on Al Khushoo: adopting reverence, being humble and submissive in Salah.  Continue reading

February 7, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (20 Rabi al Awwal, 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid, Inshaa’Allah, will be on Mosques and its importance; the respect, care and attention that we Muslims need to show towards the houses of Allah.  Continue reading

January 31, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (13 Rabi al Awwal, 1434)

Today’s Jumu’ah Khutbah (Friday Sermon) is based on the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) and the need to obey  him, respect him and follow his guidance.

Please find both the Arabic and English Khutbahs here with download links in Arabic, English and Urdu languages.  Continue reading

January 25, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (6 Rabi al Awwal, 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid will be, Inshaa’Allah, on Friendship Matters!  Continue reading

January 17, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (15 Safar 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE mosques is based on the topic ‘Rights of a Muslim on another Muslim’.  Continue reading

December 27, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (8 Safar 1434)

Today’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE Masajid is on ‘the Virtues of Friday Congregational Prayer’.  Continue reading

December 21, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (24 Dhul hijjah 1433)

The topic for the Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid is ‘UAE and the values of a nation’.  Continue reading

November 8, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (17 Dhul Hijjah 1433)

‘Al ‘Iffah’ is the theme of tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in the masajid of UAE.

“All praise be to Allah. We thank Him, we seek His help and His forgiveness. We repent to Him, and we ask Him to protect us and guard us from the evil within ourselves, and the evil of our deeds.  Continue reading

November 1, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eid al Adha Khutbah in UAE

Update on 4th October 2014: Download Today’s Eid al Adhaa Khutbah in Arabic

I hope that we are taking care – or will take care, of these things to do on the Day of Arafah, Inshaa’Allah.

Please take time to the read this important Khutbah on Eid al Adhaa and download the files, if need be.  Continue reading

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (5th October 2012)

Islam recognises the power of knowledge and firmly believes in the fact that knowledge is the foundation to progress. Islam’s contribution to heritage and civilization is amazing.  This is the theme of the Jumu’ah Khutbah on 5th October 2012 in the masajid of UAE. Download the Khutbah…. Continue reading

October 4, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (14 Sept 2012)

Post Script: The planned Jummah Khutbah on the topic below did not take place. Instead the topic was ‘In defence of the Prophet (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)’ due to the global reaction on the dirty movie on our glorious Prophet. Download the Khutbah in English

The khutbah that did not take place was on the topic ‘Etiquette of Mosque’…

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September 13, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Page :)

A page entitled يوم الجمعة is added today as a sort of reminder to highlight the importance of Friday.  Continue reading

September 6, 2012 Posted by | Excellence of Friday Prayer | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (7 Sept 2012)

The theme of Tomorrow’s Friday Speech in UAE Inshaa’Allah is ‘The New Academic Year’ 🙂 Continue reading

September 6, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Special :)

Tonight is the last odd night of Ramadhaan 1433 here in the UAE.

And it is a Friday night!

Friday itself is a special day for Muslims, right?  Continue reading

August 16, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Rahmah” in Surah al Kahf

Last Friday,  I was reading Surah al Kahf as usual. While reading a thought came to my mind about Rahmah – grace, compassion and mercy. As i was proceeding, i got slow in recitation because my mind was wonder struck at the word ‘Rahmah’ being frequently used in this Surah. Then i paused for a while and thought may be this is yet another miracle of this Surah. A thought came to my mind that Rahmah could even be the theme of this Surah. Continue reading

July 8, 2012 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Friday and Reciting Surah al Kahf

This is just a reminder on the importance of reciting Surah al Kahf on a Friday.

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April 5, 2012 Posted by | Excellence of Friday Prayer, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Excellence of Friday Prayer

(Taken from Riyadhus-Saliheen)

Allah, the Exalted, says:

“Then when the (Jumu`ah) Salat is ended, you may disperse through the land, and seek the Bounty of Allah (by working), and remember Allah much: that you may be successful.” (62:10)

1147. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “The best day on which the sun has  risen is Friday. On that day Adam was created, he was admitted to Jannah, and he was expelled therefrom.” [Muslim]. Continue reading

May 13, 2011 Posted by | Excellence of Friday Prayer | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments