Category Archives: Lahore Talks

The Anatomy of Sin

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Maximizing Ramadan

[Following are highlights from Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed’s advice on maximizing the last ten days of Ramadan – listen to the audio clip]  كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ أَيَّامًا مَّعْدُودَاتٍ [Al-Baqarah 2:183-184] Hadith: Awwaluhu Rehmah; … 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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Islam & Secularism

Following is a transcript of a Jumu’ah talk delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed. [Taken from: HERE] For a Muslim man or a woman, a young man or a young woman on campus; a university Muslim faces a number of special … Continue reading

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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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On Curing Hasad

وَمِن شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ إِذَا حَسَدَ [113:5] سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ The Deen of Islam has also mentioned very important thing which is haqooq-ul-ibad which is the rights and responsibilities that we … Continue reading

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Second Ashra:Taubah

[Following is a transcription(not word by word) of a talk delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db during Ramadan 2009] Alhamdulillah, by the Grace of Allah سبحانه وتعالى, you have completed the first 10 days of Ramadan – the first Ashrah … Continue reading

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