Category Archives: Religious Observance – Islam

Khutbah – 5/25/2018 CE – Ramadan and Forgiveness

Rasul Allah, (saw) has said: “Ramadan is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle, forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire (of hell)” — Bihar al-Anwar, Vol.: 93, Pg.: 342 We have now entered, by the grace of … Continue reading

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Ramadan Mubarak!

Wishing all a blessed Ramadan – may it be filled with Allah’s blessings. May your fast be easy and may your spirit be uplifted with prayer and with closeness to Allah (swt).

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15 Nisfu Sha’ban Lailat ul Bara’at – Monday night in North America

Lailat-ul-Bara’at or Shab e Barat (as it is known in the Indian Sub-continent) is the night of the full moon of the Islamic month of Sha’ban. Some scholars equate this night with Lailat Mubaraka (night of blessing) which is mentioned … Continue reading

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Mystic Mantra: Spiritual illumination of Wahdat-ul-Wujood

Asian Age, April 26, 2018 Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The Sufi philosophy of Wahdat is actually derived from Tawheed, the basic Islamic tenet of monotheism. India’s mystics — both rishi-munis and Sufi saints — were able to go beyond the man-made … Continue reading

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Shaban 1439

With the coming of Shaban we are reminded that our beloved guest, Ramadan, will soon be here. We prepare our innermost self for the arrival and pray that Allah (swt) will bring us once again to that sacred meeting. “Sweep … Continue reading

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