Hafez Abdur Rahman Mia (Rahmatullahi Alayh)

Brief background:

Hafez Abdur Rahman Mia hailed from Simlak, a villiage near Surat, India. Into a family that was well known for their high degree of piety. He displayed exemplary piety and obedience from a very young age. By the age of Four, he was punctual with performing Fajr Salah, and by the tender age of seven, he had completed memorising the entire Quran.

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Significance and Virtues of Surah Al-Kahf

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.

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Intention Introspection


In this first piece in our series of ‘Memorizing Spiritually’, we begin with the blessed words of our Beloved guide and leader, Sayyidina Muhammed (May Allah send Peace and Salutations on Him), who said:

إنما الأعمال بالنيات

“Indeed every action is judged by its intention.” (Bukhari)

Our respected teachers and Masha’ikh (spiritual guides) repeatedly advise us on the need to meditate, ponder and reflect before performing any action, as it is this that helps us to sanctify, clarify and purify our Niyyaat (intentions).

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The Reality

In the name of Allah, The Beneficient, The Merciful.

Allah ﷻ tells us in  the Quran:

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ قَدْ جَاءَتْكُم مَّوْعِظَةٌ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَشِفَاءٌ لِّمَا فِي الصُّدُورِ وَهُدًى وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ … يونس : ٥٧

“Oh Mankind! There has come to you an advice from your Lord and a cure for what is in the hearts and a guidance and mercy for the believers.”

(Sura Yunus 10 – Ayah 57)

What a topsy-turvy world. Look around you and you will witness it. That’s exactly where we find ourselves in, each person looking for some form of escapism from the rat race of life.

The Question is… Escape to WHERE???

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