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All About Al Israa Wal Meraaj, the Prophet’s Night Journey

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Dear brothers/sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

Every year in the month of Rajab we find Muslims around the world discussing about this unique event that took place in the glorious life of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

It has become a common ‘belief’ among us that this fascinating episode took place in the month of Rajab while the fact is something else!

This re-post is intended to spread awareness, educating and conveying the truth of the matter.  Continue reading

April 22, 2017 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Insights into Aayatul Kursi

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

This post is an excerpt from the Friday Sermon on Aayatul Kursi which is indeed the Greatest Ayah of the glorious Qur’an.  Continue reading

December 24, 2016 Posted by | Aayatul Kursi, Du'aa - General, Du'aas - Prophetic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

None has any right to misguide!

While attending a contact class during my B.Ed. degree course, I remember one Professor saying, “A teacher has the right to teach. He has the right not to teach. But never has he any right to misguide.”

He was very true. And he was not of Muslim faith! May Allah have mercy on him.

You must be wondering why am I saying this here, and now?  Continue reading

May 4, 2016 Posted by | Isra and Me'raj, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Open Letter To my dear Jumu’ah Muslim

My dear Muslim brother. Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.

Hope you receive this letter in good health.

I am sure you had been to a Masjid today to perform the Friday Prayer.

Well brother….If you think going to Masjid on other days is less important, then try going to your office or job once in a week.  Continue reading

April 22, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Truth About Hateem

A few points about Hateem are worth knowing. Here you go….

1. Hateem is a semicircular wall on one side of the Ka’bah, the extremities of which are in a line with the sides of the Ka’bah, and distant about six feet leaving an opening.  Continue reading

April 11, 2016 Posted by | Ka'bah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

What is al Baaqiyaat-us-Salihaat ?

When someone you are deeply attached to departs, you feel sad, lonely, and dejected. 

When Ramadhaan leaves us, we feel abandoned. 

When you have to wind up your Umrah/Hajj journey and you know that this is your last sight of Ka’bah, your spiritual heart bleeds.

The absence of permanence in different facets of our life is the common factor for all our heartbreaks. Continue reading

February 18, 2016 Posted by | Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The correlation between Ihram and Kafan

The happiness of celebrating Eid al Adhaa on Thursday took a 180 degree turn.

The heart breaking news of the stampede at Mina resulting in the death of 717 Hajj pilgrims and injuring 800+ changed the entire scenario.

Sorrow and sadness is prevailing among Muslims around the globe. Some are in shock, unable to hear the distressing news coming from Makkah. Continue reading

September 25, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Friday Khutbah in UAE: Virtues of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

This Friday’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE is about the Virtues of Dhul Hijjah and Arafah.

The topic of Urdu Khutbah is Qurbani Ka Bayaan.

Even though the Sermon’s Page is updated every week, this is given here as a separate post owing to its relevance the world over. Please proceed to download, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

September 17, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allah is Al Qareeb, what more do you want?

As pointed out in the post Ramadhaan is Seeker’s Paradise Allah wants us to call upon Him more and more in the blessed month of Ramadhaan as the Doors of Paradise are open and He is ever-ready to bestow His infinite blessings. He has even reserved a Special and Exclusive Gate called Ar-Rayyaan to honour those who respond to His Call by observing fast in the month of Ramadhaan.

Even though the feeling that Allah is Near is more distinct in the month of Ramadhaan, the fact is that He is Near and closer to you than yourself not just in the month of Ramadhaan but also all through your life! Allah has conveyed this Good News to you through His glorious Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, through the medium of this noble ayah:

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July 10, 2015 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A letter to all Muslim brothers……about sisters!

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Dear brothers in Islam, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah.

This is to request all Muslim men – husbands, fathers, fathers-in-law, boys and sons, brothers – to consider these two principal verses of the Glorious Qur’an and appreciate the graciousness of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’aala.

Salah (Prayer) and Sawm (Fasting) are two most important pillars of Islam. The interesting point to note is that Allah, while enjoining these obligatory acts of worship, uses a particular phrase that needs our attention, and because of which I said we must appreciate the graciousness of Allah, and of course the humane aspect of Islam. 

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June 27, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call to Success and Our Response

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Indeed, there is truth in this inspirational quote by Marva Collins: Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it. 

Hard work is very much essential to achieve success.

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June 26, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Tell My Servants”, to do this and this, and I shall admit them into “My Paradise”!

Here is a collection of the verses of the glorious Qur’an in which Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’aala directs His last and final Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, to tell to His servants about Himself and His expectations so that His believing servants execute His commands in order to win His Paradise. 

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June 23, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Saying “Laa Haula Wa Laa Quwwata il-la-Bil-Laah”

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

PS: So you landed here thro’ search engine. May Allah reward you for this chance visit, and may He guide you to subscribe to this Qur’an blog so you continue to reap the barakah of learning from His glorious Book. Aameen.

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لا حَوْلَ وَلا قُوَّةَ إِلا بِالله  Laa Hawla Wa Laa Quwwata Il-la Bil-laah is one of the powerful statements proclaimed by the believers in Islam.

According to the glorious Prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him, it is “one of the treasures of Paradise”.

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March 17, 2015 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

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

Take care of your LIFELINE before you meet your DEADLINE!

Sharing an incredibly meaningful picture! Subhanallaah. 

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October 30, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When a sunnah is replaced by a bid’ah, isn’t it a terrible loss?

The Adhkaarأذكار or supplications after Tasleem is from the established Sunnah of Rasoolullaah sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

Tasleem, by the way, is to end the Salah by saying Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah.

If you are an Imaam (the one who leads prayers) you need to take time not only for yourself but also facilitate things to those who are being led by you in the congregational Salah.

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September 12, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Eight Solid Reasons How Muslim Ummah is Blessed!

We need to think in a different way as to why the world is not comfortable with Islam, and why Muslims are normally being targeted, insulted and ridiculed.

Jealousy; fear, apprehension and insecure feeling that Islam will become a dominant force in the world – these are some reasons why Islam is being made to hate in the world today.

Muslims being the Blessed Nation, is the principal reason why Islam and Muslims, down the ages, happen to be always at the receiving end.

In this post, as the title says, we will try to find out the reasons as to how Muslim Ummah is the Blessed Nation, a distinction conferred by none other than the Lord of the worlds Himself, Who Alone has the prerogative right to bestow honour and dignity on whomsoever He wills.

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September 1, 2014 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

As we enter the Blessed last Ten Days…..

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah.

Check out the new Home Page that is done in view of the Laylatul Qadr and the last Ten Days of Ramadhaan.

Jazakallaahu Khayra for visiting this blog. I am thankful to you for this honour.

All Praise belongs to Allah alone.

Sal-lal-laahu ‘Alaa Muhammad, Sal-lal-laahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam.

July 18, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maximize the Last 10 Days of Ramadhaan

Br. Abdul Malik Mujahid has done things easy for those finding it difficult to decide as to what to do and what not during the Last Ten Days of Ramadhaan.

The pointers suggested by him are sufficient enough for anyone wishing to take advantage of the glorious days and nights of the blessed month of Ramadhaan. Read on to act upon……Inshaa’Allah.

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July 18, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome Ramadhaan: Jumuah Khutbah in UAE

Even though the Jumu’ah Khutbah page is available for regular updates on Friday sermons, I thought of giving this as a separate post because of the context and relevance to the glorious month of Ramadhaan.

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June 27, 2014 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Adhaan: The Call to Prayer, Part 2

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

When I wrote Part 1 on Adhaan, I was having the intention to continue with a second post but due to work related stress could not do so. Today I thought of at least giving different links so that those interested can find this beneficial, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

March 14, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Qur’an of Fajr: In the stillness and serenity before dawn

Early Hours before dawn is the most productive time by all means.  Our glorious Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, his noble companions and the pious predecessors of the Muslim Ummah used to value this time by indulging in great acts of worshiping one’s Creator. 

Allah mentions in the Qur’an that His righteous servants do give up sleep by arising from their beds to make du’aa, offer Qiyamul layl (Night Prayer) and seek forgiveness for their sins, one’s omissions and commissions.  Continue reading

March 11, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Quran of Fajr | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Seeking Light, Spreading Luminosity

The glorious Qur’an directs every human being to seek Light from the Source of Light as Almighty Allah alone can bring out a person from darknesses to Light. So man must understand that he to whom his Creator grants not light, for him there is no light!

Through the “Light Verse” of the Qur’an we understand the importance and significance of Light and Knowledge.

True believers in Islam are those who follow the Light that was sent down with Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.  Continue reading

January 12, 2014 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 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