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English translation of a brilliant short lecture on Eid ul Adha by Hazrathji Maulana Sa’ad. What really is sacrifice? [Part 3 of 3]


As salaamu wa alay kum,

Continued from here

The translation continues here:

Therefore, if you have to give the qurbani tomorrow then at-least buy the animal that many days before during which you’d be able to develop attachment, love towards it. And only then you sacrifice it. Because the Quran says: Continue reading


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English translation of a brilliant short lecture on Eid ul Adha by Hazrathji Maulana Sa’ad. What really is sacrifice? [Part 2 of 3]


As salaamu wa alay kum.

Continued from here

The translation continues here: 

Therefore, the two days of Eid are meant for both, worship as well as sacrifice, and in the same way, their previous nights too are for worship. 

[Translator note: In the case of Eid ul Fitr, its sacrifice of wealth] 

The nights before the Eid have so much significance that if one worships in those nights, then paradise is obligatory [Wa’jib] upon such a person. Continue reading


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English translation of a historic speech delivered by Ali Miyan Nadvi [rh] at Burma in 1961 – Part 3.


In the name of Allah.

[Continued from here]

And Allah will make you honorable and will grant you glory. And he will honor you in this country and it will not be surprising that Allah will also grant you the opportunity to make arrangements in this country.

Because these reigns, power and authority are given as charity as a result of the efforts put forth in the path of Allah. Continue reading


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Jesus Christ and half an atom worth of God’s love. Brilliant story.


Hazrat Isa or Jesus Christ (Peace be upon him) once passed by a young man who was watering the garden. The young man requested Hazrat Isa (Peace be upon him) to make Dua that Allah Ta’ala grants him an atom of His love.

Hazrat Isa (Peace be upon him) replied, “You do not have the power within you to sustain an atom of His love.”

The young man said, “Okay then request half an atom of His love.” Continue reading


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English translation of a historic speech delivered by Ali Miyan Nadvi [rh] at Burma in 1961 – Part 2.


In the name of Allah.

[Continued from here]

Anyways now, the government is impertinent, non-assuming.

In the matter of governance, it is buddhist, but yet Muslim at heart [meaning a secular government]. But when it becomes a buddhist [even in ideology], then for the security of your Deen and for attaining superiority in your Deen, and for education, and the struggle for education – All this is your responsibility and a religious duty you’d have to fulfill, and apart from you, nobody else will be responsible for this religious duty. Continue reading


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English translation of a historic speech delivered by Ali Miyan Nadvi [rh] at Burma in 1961 – Part 1.


In the name of Allah.

The following is a translation of an urdu lecture delivered by Hadrath Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Miyan Nadvi [rh] at Burma [Rangoon] in the year 1961 before the military coup in 1962 – The year in which the troubles for the Muslims living in Burma, began. Continue reading


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The khurooj of Salman Al-Farsi [ra] – What he gained when he left home. A true seeker of guidance.


This is a story of a seeker of Truth, the story of Salman the Persian, gleaned, to begin with, from his own words:

I grew up in the town of Isfahan in Persia in the village of Jayyan. My father was the Dihqan or chief of the village. He was the richest person there and had the biggest house. Continue reading