September 13, 2022 5 mins

The Prayer of Muqarrabun

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani This article is transcribed by an internal student based on the lecture series “Hope and Closeness: The Way to Allah” by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani. This is the eleventh session of the series. Significance of Prayer Since times immemorial, prayer has remained an inevitable part of human history. Rich or poor, strong or […]
March 6, 2022 4 mins

Sha‘ban – The Final Stretch to Ramadan

Alhamdulillah, the month of Sha‘ban has dawned over us, and this marks the final stretch to Ramadan. About Fasting in Sha‘ban It was reported in the two sahih hadith compilations that Ibn ‘Abbas, may Allah be pleased with them both, said: “The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) did not fast any […]
May 14, 2021 1 min

Preserving the Light of Ramadan – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

How do we preserve the light of Ramadan once the month has ended?   One of the keys to preserving what we have attained is in the intentions we make before the month ends. We should make firm intentions to do good in Shawwal and beyond. We also need to beg Allah to preserve and […]
April 12, 2021 3 mins

To Remedy the Heart by Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi

The following is the third in a series of three excerpts on the heart of the believer from Hakim al-Umma Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi’s book (Allah have mercy on him) Sukoon-e-Qalb, translated by Saad Razi Shaikh. For human beings, two kinds of worlds exist. The first is the material world, which we can see with […]