Monthly Archives: March 2012

On Wuqoof-e-Qalbi(Vigilance of the heart)

[Following has been inspired from an awesome talk by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db explaining ‘Wuqoof-e-Qalb’i given in Chicago, US on 01-11-2003. It is a small excerpt from the talk, not a word-word transcription] وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ … Continue reading

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Concept of Asma-ul-Husna

[Following are highlights of a CII tazkiya talk delivered on 08-04-2010 by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db on, ‘The Concept of Asma-ul-Husna – the 99 Names of Allah swt” ] Tazkya Talk Flyer ->  [To listen to Shaykh’s Tazkya Talk every Thursday 10:10pm pst [Click … Continue reading

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Is it Nifaaq if I find myself weak in trusting Allah swt

Q: Shaykh mentioned different types of Nifaaq last week – I find myself weak in tawakkul-‘alallah trusting in Allah swt; could this mean that I have nifaaq in my heart? Gist of the Answer: If a person finds that theres any … Continue reading

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Looking a non-mahram – Major or Minor sin?

Q: Shaykh last time you spoke about vision that eyes are the windows to the heart, now when a person’s sight falls on a women unintentionally or intentionally would this be regarded as a minor sin or a major sin … Continue reading

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Ujub, Kibr & Takabbur

There are three things: 1. Ujub 2. Kibr 3. Takabbur All three are different things. Where will you find the definition of these things in the books of Fiqh? There is another science altogether that will teach you what these things are. Ujub … Continue reading

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The Harm Principle

Taken from here “Shaytan used rationality to refuse prostrating to Adam عليه السلام. His argument was: He is created from the elements of earth, I was created from the elements of fire. Therefore, I am better than him, therefore, it … Continue reading

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Ilm & Tasawwuf – Advice to Students

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