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The Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa [Bait ul-Muqaddas] on the effort of Tabligh.


Shaykh Ali Umar Yaqoub Abbasi, the head Imam and Khateeb of Bait ul-Muqaddas [Masjid al-Aqsa, Palestine] is recently reported to have said,

“Deen has spread throughout the world through Dawah and Tabligh. Because of it, we are Muslims today. Deen will prevail till Tabligh prevails and will go away if Tabligh is stopped. That is why we have to participate in the effort of Tabligh.” Continue reading


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The Amazing Story of an English Spy at Dar al Ulum Deoband, 1875.


As salaamu alai kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

A cornucopia of arts, science, mathematics, guns, languages, and what not! Its a long read but a brilliant one, really worth the time.

Deoband tafsir

The time when the Dar al-Ulum, Deoband was established only nine years had passed over the fight for freedom of A. D. 1857.

Since the common Muslims and the elders at the Dar al-Ulum had taken up arms and ranked against the English in this fight for freedom, the English government was very much antagonistic to the Muslims, suspicious of and ill-disposed towards them. Continue reading


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Benefits of using Sunnah Toilets – The Squatty Potty Revolution!


As salaamu alay kumm,

Today morning received this email regarding the Squatty Potty revolution, and while reading it I was like, Alhamdulillah! The west is waking up to this now but our blessed Prophet, Prophet Muhammad [Peace be upon him] already taught us this more than a 1400 years ago! Continue reading


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Download full transcript of Hazrathji Maulana Sa’ad Saheb’s speech on Eid ul Adha in PDF format.


As salaamu wa alay kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

Now you can read the full translation online or download the full transcript in one single click.

Click on this link to read or download the transcript in PDF format.

Link

Please read and spread the word.

Please remember in duas.

This minuscule effort is for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala.

Wa alay kum as salaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakath.


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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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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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Ghulam Zarafa: The greatest Muslim seaman in history! A force that alarmed the Byzantine empire!


As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

Leo - the ijtema

Brief info:

1. Ghulam Zarafa a.k.a Leo of Tripolis in Byzantine history.

2. Profession: Sailor.

3. Revert to Islam at the age of 12.

4. Early youth: Left home. Discovered and learnt.

5. Later: Left home. Imparted, Instilled. Kicked ass. Kicked some more ass. Actually a lot. Rewrote history. Must have kicked more ass for sure – but sadly, no account available.

6. Awesomeness rating on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest: 9. Continue reading