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The Significance of Shawwal & 6 Nafl Fast

The Significance of Shawwal & 6 Nafl Fast

THE SIX NAFL FASTS OF SHAWWAL Hazrat Abî Ayyub Radiallâhu anhu relates that Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “Whoever fasted the full month of Ramadhân and then follows it with six soum[fasts] of Shawwâl, is like the person who has fasted the full year.” (Sahih Muslim) In another Hadîth it is related that by […]

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Morning and Evening Duas

Morning and Evening Duas

By: Shaikh ul Arab wal Ajam Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (ra) 1. Dedication All my writings and compilations of this humble servant are collections of the benefits and blessings of the companionship of our spiritual mentor: Muhiyyus Sunnah Hadrat Aqdas Maulânâ Shâh Abrâr-ul-Haqq Sâhib rahimahullâh, Hadrat Aqdas Maulânâ Shâh ‘Abdul Ghanî Sâhib […]

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Sufism (Naqshbandiya, Qadriya, Chishtiya, Suharwardiya)

Sufism (Naqshbandiya, Qadriya, Chishtiya, Suharwardiya)

Silsilsa-e-Naqshbandiya ‘One of the Four Great Spiritual Orders’ Introduction The Naqshbandiya Tariqah is named after Hadrat Baha al-Din Naqshband (Radi Allahu Ta’ala anhu) (d. 791/1389)and  is a tariqah that is widely active throughout the world today. It is described as the ‘Mother of all Tariqah’s’ by Shaykh Ahmad al-Faruqi al-Sirhindi (Rehmatullahi alaih) and it also has a very […]

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Compulsory Acts of Salah

Compulsory Acts of Salah

Takbeer-e-Tahreema. (To say, “Allahu Akbar”, translator) Qiyaam (To stand). Qiraat (To recite any verse or Surah of the Qur’aan-e-Kareem.) To make Ruku. To make two Sajdahs. To sit for the duration of At-tahiyat in the final sitting. (Qa’eda akherah) If any one of the above mentioned are left out, the Salaat will not take place. […]

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Upbringing of children

Upbringing of children

Excellent advice of a Senior Sheikh, Mufti Ahmed Khanpuri (one of the leading contemporary Ulama) advises in one of his talks,  “Why is it that we don’t find books on child upbringing (tarbiyatul awlaad) among the earlier authors?   He says: “It’s because it was not taken as a subject then, a topic to write about. […]

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A Simple Format for Ibadah on these Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power) Nights

A Simple Format for Ibadah on these Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power) Nights

Our Beloved Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has mentioned, “Indeed your Lord has reserved certain special moments in time (during which he emits abundant/special mercy). So be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is how do we […]

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I’tikaaf Rulings for Females

I’tikaaf Rulings for Females

1. The virtue of I’tikaaf is not confined to men; women also can take advantage of it. Females will perform I’tikaaf at home and not in the Masjid. The procedure is as follows: Women should sit for I’tikaaf in that place of the house which has been set aside for Salaah and Ibadah. If no […]

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Deeds of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) during the last ten days of Ramadan

Deeds of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) during the last ten days of Ramadan

The Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allah exalt his mention ) used to do specific deeds during the last ten days of Ramadan that he did not do at any other time of the same month. My Muslim brother and sister, we will mention the guidance of the Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam […]

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Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power)

Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power)

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power) “Seek Lailatul Qadr in the odd-numbered nights of the last ten nights of Ramadan,” said the Prophet sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam. What is Lailatul Qadr? Lail means “night” “Qadr” is a Proper Noun, so Lailatul Qadr is Night of Qadr. Qur’an […]

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I’tikaaf, its meaning, virtues and masaa’il

I’tikaaf, its meaning, virtues and masaa’il

Says Allama Ibn Qaiyyim Radiallâhu anhu: “The basic purpose of I’tikaf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre?occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, hopes and apprehensions are superseded by the love […]

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