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Aashoora and Ten Sparkling Gems That Normally Go Unnoticed!

‘Aashoora comes, ‘Aashoora goes. Some observe fast, many don’t.

Some know the reason why they fast on the 10th of Muharram, some hardly know it.  Continue reading

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October 10, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Prophets of Islam, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

3 Attitudes that Distinguish man from a donkey!

In different languages and educational systems, there are common approaches to drive home a point and make one understand the significance of something. One such approach is the usage of idioms and proverbs.

Allah, Who created man and gave him cognizance and the power of speech, uses superior similes and examples to put sense in his mind so that he reflects, applies his mind and develops some reasonable attitudes in life. Continue reading

February 26, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Forgiveness and The Fast of ‘Aashura

In UAE, Saudi Arabia and some adjoining countries, Tomorrow (3rd Nov 2014) is the 10th of Muharram, popularly known as ”Aashura”. Please check out the date as to when ‘Aashura falls in your locality, and do the needful accordingly, Inshaa’Allah.

This is in response to the question, “I heard that fasting the day of ‘Aashoora’ expiates for the past year, is this true?  Does it expiate for everything, even major sins? What is the reason for venerating this day?” taken from IslamQA. It is given here owing to its importance and relevance. Baarakallahu feekum.

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November 2, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Between Two Inshaa’Allahs….

There is a great deal of similarity and difference in the Inshaa’Allahs uttered by two great Prophets of Allah, Prophet Moosa and Prophet Ismaeel (May Allah’s peace and mercy be upon them)

Through their stories, let us try to learn a basic fact that nothing in the world can happen without the permission and will of Allah, Inshaa’Allah…..

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October 3, 2014 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 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

Maryam is Maryam! Peace Be Upon Her.

Whenever I read Surah Mar’yam, I feel so inspired and happen to end by saying I love Mar’yam عليها السلام

Indeed her contribution, status, role and honour are far greater than what one can could think, say or write about.

We as Muslims have real claim, and greater right for being attached with this immaculate Muslim lady than any Christian would have. For we look at her with much reverence and respect, and draw inspiration from her. By the virtue of being the mother of one of the greatest of Prophets of Allah – Eesa alaihis salam – Maryam عليها السلام is our mother as well, and an exemplary role model.  Continue reading

March 9, 2013 Posted by | Inspiration, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (28th Sept 2012)

The theme of Jumu’ah Khutbah in the masajid of UAE dated 28th September 2012 is ‘Sorcery: Lifting the Veil of Illusions’.  Continue reading

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