Monthly Archives: October 2011

An Academic Session: Imaan, Ihsaan and Ikhlaas

The western philosophy of history teaches that human beings are continually going to progress .So when they write their history they write it as the progress, advancement and what are they thinking? They are thinking in material terms , they are thinking in terms of scientific technology, they are thinking in terms of politics and economy , so much so that now western secularism believes that human beings are reaching the end of history.
According to the Deen , humanity, the Islamic philosophic history is that humanity is going on a decline. Not in progress but that’s because the Islamic philosophy is tracking something else. It’s not tracking materialism. It’s not tracking science or development or wealth or technology or that you have cars or space stations, it’s not looking at that Islamic philosophy of history is tracking spirituality. That says from the time onwards of Prophet s.a.w human beings are in a spiritual decline.
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Being an Ameen

إِنَّا عَرَضْنَا الْأَمَانَةَ عَلَى السَّمَوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَالْجِبَالِ فَأَبَيْنَ أَنْ يَحْمِلْنَهَا وَأَشْفَقْنَ مِنْهَا وَحَمَلَهَا الْإِنْسَانُ إِنَّهُ كَانَ ظَلُومًا جَهُولً [33:72] سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ [37:180-182] All of these bounties and blessings have … Continue reading

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Small deeds that earn great rewards – Gems!

[Following is a short list of small a’amal based on gems from Hazrat Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed db’s bayans] Reciting the following durood earns so much reward that it takes the angels 1000 days to write it down Allahumma Yaa Rabba … Continue reading

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