Category Archives: Our Spiritual Enemies

Noor-e-Nisbat by fighting Ghaflah!

Our Mashaikh of Tazkiya have a term ‘Noor-e-Nisbat’. Nisbat means connection and attachment to Allah. Nisbat means to have such a strong attachment and connection that the lower party is elevated by the higher party. It means that the adna … Continue reading

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On Leaving the Laghw [Tark-e-fuzool]

[These are the rough notes of a talk given by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed  in Karachi on Sunday, 16th sept, 2012] Laghw Momineen woh log hein jo laghw se bhagte hein. Being involved in too many pointless and wasteful activities is … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Sin

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Controlling Anger; a unique attribute

 وَالْكَاظِمِينَ الْغَيْظَ وَالْعَافِينَ عَنِ النَّاسِ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ and who restrain anger and who pardon the people – and Allah loves the doers of good; [Al-Imran 3:134] Ta’leem and Tarbiyyah- these two things used to go hand in hand. In fact, … Continue reading

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On Sohbah & Gatherings (Leaving the Laghw)

The Ulema and Mashaikh say there are four types of Gatherings: 1. Some are like Medicine; without these, one can not survive. For example, a gathering for seeking earning through a halal job to provide for one’s family. 2. Some … Continue reading

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Retaining the Blessings of Sohbah

[Following are some rough notes that were taken during the CII Tazkiya Talk by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db on 29th March, 2012. NOT a transcription] قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَنْ زَكَّاهَا وَقَدْ خَابَ مَنْ دَسَّاهَا [Surah Al-Shams 91:9-10] سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ … Continue reading

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Confronting our Worst Enemy – Shaytan

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا ادْخُلُوا فِي السِّلْمِ كَافَّةً وَلَا تَتَّبِعُوا خُطُوَاتِ الشَّيْطَانِ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُبِينٌ [2:208] سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ [37:180-182] In the month of Ramadan,many of us may have … Continue reading

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