Category Archives: Spirituality

Attaining Wilayah

وَالَّذينَ جـٰهَدوا فينا لَنَهدِيَنَّهُم سُبُلَنا ۚ وَإِنَّ اللَّـهَ لَمَعَ المُحسِنينَ “We shall guide those who strive in Our cause to the paths leading straight to Us. Surely God is with those who do good.” (Surah Al-Ankaboot 29:69) Reality of Allazeena Jaahadu … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Becoming a Muqarrab of Allah swt

Following is the transcript(not word-by-word) of a talk delivered by Hadhrat Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db) in his UK tour on 16-09-2011 عَيْنًا يَشْرَبُ بِهَا الْمُقَرَّبُونَ [83:28] “A spring, from (the waters) whereof drink those Nearest to Allah“ سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ … Continue reading

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