Category Archives: General Bayans

Signs of the Awliyah

[Following are some highlights (Not word-by-word) from the first Majlis delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db on 21st Ramadan 2014 – listen to the audio]  إِنْ أَوْلِيَاؤُهُ إِلَّا الْمُتَّقُونَ   “Nay! Indeed the Awliyah of Allah SWT are none other than … 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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Value 5 things before 5; Q & A Session

  1. Even we want Allah swt, but at the same time we keep getting involved in our work as well. How do we manage this? Ans: In order to keep connecting to Allah swt, you have to keep disconnecting from … Continue reading

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Attaining Sharah-e-Sadr

أَفَمَن شَرَحَ اللَّـهُ صَدْرَهُ لِلْإِسْلَامِ فَهُوَ عَلَىٰ نُورٍ مِّن رَّبِّهِ [Az-Zumar; 39:22] So is one whose breast Allah has expanded to [accept] Islam and he is upon a light from his Lord Allah swt in Qur’an-e-Karim has said: أَفَمَن شَرَحَ … Continue reading

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Developing Shukr

(Some lessons from Shaykh Zulfiqaar Ahmad (db)’s bayan on Shukr,  16-08-2012) 1. Learn to count your blessings; 2. Do dhikr of those blessings, keep on reminding yourselves, privately and publicly; 3. Analyze the lives of pious people how they lived … Continue reading

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Dealing with Difficult times

[Following is a loose translation of a small excerpt from Hadhrat Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed db’s talk – listen to it on youtube] Sahaba radiyallah ta’ala anhum ajma’een used to quote a saying very often among themselves. They would say, “If problems afflict … Continue reading

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Die a Good Death

[Following are a few highlights from a very powerful talk given by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db on Sunday 13th May in Lahore, Pakistan] Listen to talk on youtube كُلُّ نَفْسٍ ذَائِقَةُ الْمَوْتِ ۖ ثُمَّ إِلَيْنَا تُرْجَعُونَ  Every soul will taste death. Then … Continue reading

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