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Month: March 2012

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A) and the King of Jinns

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A) and the King of Jinns

  (Ghous-e-Azam Dastagir) Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A) & The King of Jinns     Hazrat Abu Sa’d Abdullah bin Ahmad said, once my daughter Fatima disappeared from the roof of the house. I got worried and went to the King of Baghdad, Hazrat Sayyiduna Ghaus-e-Azam (R.A) and asked for help. He (Sayyiduna Ghaus-e-Azam) (R.A) said, “Go to Karkh and sit in a deserted place during the night and form a fort around yourself. Think of me and recite Bismillah”….

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All praises are due to Allah

All praises are due to Allah

“Everything on earth shall perish, but the face of Allah will remain, full of majesty and honor.” (55:26-27) Men say: ” This is my House” “My Car” “My Family” “My Money” “My Children” “My Wife” “My great Body  “ “My beautiful face” “My Greatness” Men forget something, while he is sleeping at night, everything he owns can evaporate! he may have forgotten also, that everything he owns was LENDED to him, by Allah Subhanahu wa-ta’ala and all will disappear including…

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Maulana Abdul Aleem Siddiqui (R.A) al-Qaderi – A Shavian and a Theologian

Maulana Abdul Aleem Siddiqui (R.A) al-Qaderi – A Shavian and a Theologian

      A Shavian and a Theologian An illuminating conversation between famous playwright George Bernard Shaw and the world renowned Muslim thinker and missionary his Eminence Muhammad Abdul Aleem Siddiqui al-Qaderi.           The Shavian Bernard Shaw, born in Dublin in 1856, was essentially shy, yet created the persona of G.B.S., the showman, controversialist, satirist, critic, pundit, wit, intellectual buffoon and dramatist. Commentators brought a new adjective into the English language: Shavian, a term used to…

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7 stages of development of the nafs

7 stages of development of the nafs

  The one who knows his nafs (soul or self), knows his Lord   1. The nafs in its lowest stage of development is called an-nafs al-ammara. This nafs (which in this case might be translated by “ego”) incites you towards evil. This nafs already mentioned in Qur’an 12:53 is the starting point of the journey towards inner purification. Characteristics of an-nafs al-ammara are amongst others: greed, frivolity, pride, the wish to be famous, jealousy and the lack of any…

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Inviting to all that is good

Inviting to all that is good

    “Let there arise out of you a band of people inviting to all that is good, enjoining what is right, and forbidding what is wrong: They are the ones to attain felicity.” -Al-Imran 3:104 The Holy Prophet (Sallallaho alaihe wasallam) used to invoke and pray to the Almighty Allah to grant him good manners and good treatment with the people and to adorn him with good character and conduct. He use to say in his invocation: “O Allah,…

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