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May our faces be full of light and our hearts pure!

In this Suhbah filled with general advice, Maulana touched on University education, free-mixing in schools between sexes, the advantages of early marriage, as well as the blessings of being a housewife. He also gave detailed instructions for seeking protection at night, with special advice for citizens of Istanbul. Maulana also taught attendees, a powerful do’a that is never rejected, which will result in us having lighted faces, clean hearts and honour in the Divine presence. Continue reading

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Return to Him as a servant, and He will honour you like a king: 14th October 2010

There are only two categories in life. There is the Creator, and there is the creation (servants). Since you are not the Creator, you must be the creation, the servant! If you are not acting as a servant, that means you are acting as the Master! Allah is displeased with those who do that – Allah has no partners. So there is only servanthood, there is no other category for us except that. Return to him as servants, and He will grant you never-ending honour and glory! Don’t return to him as a King, but as a servant! Continue reading

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No other Ummah was given Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim

Each Prophet had been bestowed the use of Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim only briefly and only during life-threatening moments during their lives. After each incident, Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim was lifted back up to the heavens, and their Ummahs did not receive this verse as a gift for themselves.
We are the only Nation (Ummah) granted Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. We are so blessed, for we are the Ummah of the Beloved of Allah, and He has given us Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim as a gift for the Ummah of Habeebullah! Continue reading

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Visit the graves of Saints, there is benefit in it

The Prophet (saw) had said, “Remember death, and remember those who have died.” That will remind you of death and life after death. In another Hadeeth, when the Prophet (saw) was asked by the Companions on how one may recognize a Wali (Saint) of Allah, Rasulullah (saw) replied, “When you look at a real Saint who is beloved in the Divine presence, the sign is that – your hair will stand on end and you will suddenly remember the Lord of the Heavens, and your heart will tremble in awe of Him.” That is the sign of Sainthood. Continue reading

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