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Dua for 1st 2nd 3rd Ashra of Ramadan

Dua for 1st 2nd 3rd Ashra of Ramadan

Dua for 1st Ashra (1-10 Ramadan) Dua for 1st Ashra (10 days) of Ramadan اے زندہ اور قائم رب! میں تیری رحمت کے حصول کی فریاد کرتا ہوں۔ Dua for 2nd Ashra (10-20 Ramadan) Dua for 2nd Ashra میرے رب! میں اپنے گناہوں کی مغفرت چاہتا ہوں اور تیری جانب پلٹتا (توبہ کرتا) ہوں۔ Dua […]

Al-Siyaam (70 Matters related to fasting)

Al-Siyaam (70 Matters related to fasting)

In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious The Most Merciful Al-Siyaam (70 Matters Related to Fasting) eBook by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents Introduction Definition of Siyaam (fasting) Ruling on fasting The virtues of fasting The benefits of fasting Etiquette and Sunnah of fasting What should be done during this great month Some of […]

Ramadan Tips: Get max reward in this month

Ramadan Tips: Get max reward in this month

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful RAMADAN TIPS Clean up the time: a) Telephone: Try to minimize your chat on the telephone. If you are used to chat with your friends on a regular basis, try to make it short. Share the importance of this month & devote yourself for Ibaadah in […]

shaban

Shaban – Laylatul bara’ah: Merits, Do’s and Dont’s

By Mufti Taqi Usmani What is Shaban? The Night of Bara’ah – What Should be Done in this Night? – What Should Not be Done in This Night Fast of the 15th Shaban What is Shaban? Shaban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Prophet […]

The Hidden Gems of Fajr Salaah

The Hidden Gems of Fajr Salaah

For many of us, waking up for Fajr can be difficult and burdensome. However, here are some virtues that we fail to realise! 1) Oath by Fajr As Muslims, we are not allowed to take oaths by anyone other than Allah, But Allah, the Most Majestic can take an oath by anything he wishes. In […]

Hasan & Husayn: Principles Over Power

Hasan & Husayn: Principles Over Power

“These two sons of mine are the leaders of the youth in Paradise.”1 The Prophet ﷺ Much has been claimed and said regarding the marked departure in political stances between the two grandsons of the Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his family). Quietism versus activism, leads to juxtaposing political compromise […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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