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  • 10th Urs Mubarak Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA.

    September 30, 2023 • Miqaat • Views: 0

  • Milad Nabi 1445 H: Ghurrat al-Masajid, Mumbai.

    September 26, 2023 • Miqaat • Views: 0

  • Lailat Milad al-Nabi SAW, 1445 H: Iftitah Ghurrat al-Masajid, Mumbai.

    September 26, 2023 • Miqaat • Views: 0

  • 18th to 23rd Safar al-Muzaffar, 1445 H: Godhra

    September 9, 2023 • Miqaat • Views: 1

  • Dubai, UAE

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  • Junior Reflections

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  • Junior Reflections

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  • 10th Moharram

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  • 9th Moharram

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  • Junior Reflections

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  • Pearls of Wisdom

    All things are created with balance and are aligned with Allah’s adal (justice). Maulana Ali AS, his two sons, Imam Hasan and Imam Husain AS, his progeny AS, and in their stead, Doat Mutlaqeen RA, are Allah’s manifestation of justice. They mediate and deliver verdicts guided by Allah’s truth. Each act and decision is infused with both fairness and compassion. And as Rasulallah SAW stated, ‘Allah’s most beloved amongst all people on the Day of Judgement is a just Imam.’

    The justice and compassion of Maulana Ali AS has no parallel. He mediated and arbitrated innumerable disputes and cases throughout his lifetime, teaching and mentoring learned judges on how to fairly, objectively, and kindly arrive at a verdict. A man quarreled with Maulana Ali AS and took him to a judge. The judge addressed the man by his first name, but addressed Maulana Ali AS more respectfully, with his kunyat ‘Aba al Hasan.’ Maulana Ali AS asked the judge to address them both in the same manner. He cautioned him against showing even the slightest bias toward one party over another. In another case, Rasulallah SAW sent Maulana Ali AS to resolve a dispute after one of Rasulallah’s SAW ambassadors disobeyed his orders, leading to unnecessary bloodshed. He gave Maulana Ali AS funds and instructed him to distribute blood money (diya) to those families who had lost their men. Maulana Ali AS did so justly and considerately; instead of taking the extra funds back with him, he chose to give it away to the families. Maulana Ali AS taught us that justice should be unbiased and balanced but also replete with mercy. 

    Awliya Kiraam AS are Allah’s rightful rulers and arbiters of justice, showing us how to approach dispute resolution with compassion. Doat Mutlaqeen RA are no exception. Syedna Ismail Badruddin RA sent Syedna Ibrahim Vajihuddin RA and Syedi Luqmanji QS to Sironj to mediate a conflict amongst mumineen. Both sahebo discussed how to best resolve the issue; Syedi Luqmanji QS was of the opinion that we should be equitable, while Syedna Ibrahim Vajihuddin RA preferred an approach that would ensure both sides were placated. After the news of Syedna Ismail Badruddin’s RA wafaat and his conferring of nass upon Syedna Ibrahim RA reached Sironj, Syedna Ibrahim RA again approached Syedi Luqmanji QS about this issue. Addressing Maula, Syedi saheb QS stated, “You are now my Maula, I am your servant. I will do as you command.”

    In Karbala, Imam Husain AS courageously upheld the principles of justice, fairness, and humanity in the name of truth and for mumineen’s salvation. After Imam Husain AS and his caravan had set up their camp in Karbala, troops and armies began to amass around them. On the 7th of Moharram, Zohar bin Qain RA suggested to Imam Husain AS that they fight now while the enemy’s numbers were small. Imam Husain AS refused; wars must be fought justly, and he would not start a war against muslimeen. Imam Husain AS watched his family and followers sacrifice themselves before his eyes. He fought the enemy, suffered thousands of wounds from arrows, spears, and rocks, ultimately sacrificing himself, all to absolve us of our sins. His final sajda on the Day of Ashura is the culmination of adal. For mumineen are required to lament their sins, and his shahadat itself compels us to grieve and mourn, which in turn secures Allah’s forgiveness and a place in Jannat.

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  • 7th Moharram

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  • Pearls of Wisdom

    Addressing mumineen who had gathered for Ashara Mubaraka 1425H in Dubai, Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA declared, “You are muslimeen; and you are mumineen. You are mumineen; you are muslimeen…and Rasulallah SAW is the first of all muslimeen!” Allah has given us the esteemed honor and privilege of being not only muslimeen and mumineen, but of being Rasulallah’s SAW ummat. 

    Rasulallah SAW brought the Islamic faith to us and founded his shariah. He taught us the seven pillars of Islam and how to adhere to them. From the very start, he extolled and solidified the significance of his successor, Maulana Ali AS and his mohabbat. After Rasulallah SAW received Allah’s divine message and ascended to prophethood, Maulana Ali AS was the first to enter into Islam. Rasulallah SAW called Maulana Abdul Muttalib’s AS family and asked Maulana Ali AS to bring one pitcher of milk and a goat’s leg. Of the 40 men, there were some who would need an entire goat and pitcher of milk to satiate their hunger. But, by the barakat of Rasulallah SAW, their hunger was remarkably assuaged by this small portion. Addressing everyone, Rasulallah SAW asked, “Who will be my legatee (vasi) and vali?” He was met with resounding silence. When no one replied, Rasulallah SAW asked them all one by one. Still, all remained quiet. Finally, Rasulallah SAW approached Maulana Ali AS, and asked, “O’ brother Ali, will you be my vasi and vali?” To which Maulana Ali AS replied resolutely, “Yes, O’ Rasulallah!” Thus, this was Rasullah’s SAW first proclamation of Maulana Ali AS as his successor, and indication that the foundation and the lifeblood of Islam is his ta’at and mohabbat. 

    Love and submission to Allah’s will sustains our faith. True mohabbat is achieved through the acceptance, understanding, and ta’at of Kalemat al Shahadat and Awliyaa Kiraam AS. No action, no prayer, no good deed is counted and rewarded without their mohabbat. In doing so, and in submitting to Allah’s will, we become recipients of Allah’s love.

    Rasulallah SAW saw Allah twice: once with his heart and once with his eyes. Rasulallah SAW stated, ‘Blessed are those who have seen me; blessed are those who have seen those who have seen me; and blessed are those, who have seen those, who have seen those who have seen me!” Rasulallah’s SAW successor Imam al Zaman AS may be physically hidden from our eyes, but his ethereal noor radiates through his Dai. We open our heart’s eyes, the eyes of our mohabbat, and we realize the meaning and magnificence of Allah’s noor. When we fill our eyes with Maula’s TUS deedar and bow to him with pure intention and faith, we do so with the understanding that he is Allah’s vali and the Imam’s vicegerent. We see reflecting within him Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA, Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA, every Dai before him, and by extension every Imam, Panjatan Pak, and finally, Allah. Maula TUS delivers this sole, unbroken chain of noor, knowledge, and mohabbat to each and every mumin that treasures both Islam and Imaan. In return, Allah blesses us with his love, and his noor illuminates our eyes and souls, so that we may devote our life and worship to Him, and attain our salvation.

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  • 6th Moharram

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  • Junior Reflections

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