Imam Ghazali: Forty Principles of the Religion
April 29, 2020
A one-off online synopsis of sections of Imam Ghazali’s Al-Arba‘in fi Usul al-Din (The Forty Principles of the Religion) Delivered by Mawlana Ismaeel Nakhuda (@ChishtiSufi79)
Five Benefits of History
March 17, 2017
Imam Abu Ishaak Al-Tha’laby رحمه الله mentions five points in which he discusses the nobility of history and its virtues. He lists five the wisdoms as to why Allah ﷻ revealed stories in the Holy Quran, sent to the Prophet ﷺ as follows:
“He likes that people are pleased with His decree”
August 16, 2015
Previously we read about patience and to be pleased with the decree of Allah Ta’ala. In this final part of a three part series, we will present some motivations from the Qur’an and Hadeeth along with some poetry and stories of the pious predecessors.
Isti’aadhah & Basmalah
July 28, 2015
Isti’aadha and Basmalah are both things which we read everyday in our Salaah. This article will discuss their meanings followed by some rulings related to Isti’aadha and Basmalah.
Surah Al-Faatihah – An Introduction
April 25, 2015
Revelation Surah Faatiha is a Makki Surah (revealed in Makkah Mukarramah). Some Ulama say it is both a Makki and a Madani Surah, as it was revealed twice, the first time in Makkah Mukarramah and the second time in Madinah Munawwarah. (Tuhfatul Qaari Fit Tajweed)
‘I am with my servant when he calls Me’
April 7, 2015
Abu Hurayrah رضي الله عنه narrates that Rasulullah ﷺ said, “Allah the Most High said, “I am as My servant thinks (expects) I am and I am with him when he calls Me (i.e does Du’a).” Mawlana Anwar Shah Kashmiri رحمه الله commenting on this Hadeeth says,
Ten Benefits of Adopting Taqwa
April 1, 2015
Ten benefits of adopting Taqwa from selected verses of the Noble Quran.
Being pleased with the Decree of Allah Ta’ala
March 11, 2015
Previously we learnt how to come to terms with the decree of Allah Ta’ala. We also discovered how we should look at the bigger picture by diverting our attention to the never ending heavenly abode for the people who succeed in this test of life. This is part two of a three part series.
February 6, 2015
There is no greater challenge than exercising patience (Sabr) on the decree of Allah and nothing holds a greater virtue than being pleased (Ridaa) in its wake. This is part one of a three part series.
Significance and Virtues of Surah Al-Kahf
August 15, 2014
Every Muslim must recite Surah Kahf weekly, on The radiant day of Jumu’ah (Friday). Surah Kahf starts off in the fifteenth Juz (para) of Qur’an.