The Ones Who Humble Themselves Before Allah
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The Ones Who Humble Themselves Before Allah

Ya Ali Madad and Idd Mubarak. On the occasion of Idd-ul-Adha, may Allah grant material, spiritual and intellectual happiness to Muslims all over the world, and to all those who have submitted their wills to He Who is Above All Else. Ameen On this day, may Noor Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam, the 49th…

Imamat is Necessary in Every Age and Time
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Imamat is Necessary in Every Age and Time

Ya Ali Madad. On the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of our beloved NOOR Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini’s (a.s.) accession to the masnat of Imamat, we extend our heartfelt felicitations to global Jamat. On this day, may Noor Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam, the 49th direct lineal descendant of the Holy Prophet (s.a.s.), grant…

Wealth, Children, Good Deeds and Salvation
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Wealth, Children, Good Deeds and Salvation

Ya Ali Madad! In this post, I have cross linked ayats from the Holy Quran with sayings of Noor Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.) from Nahjul Balagha for greater insights and wisdom. Let us read the following ayats of from the Holy Quran which pertain to wealth, children, good deeds and salvation: Holy Qur’an Ayats Wealth…

Guidance From Darkness into Light
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Guidance From Darkness into Light

Ya Ali Madad! In this post, I have cross linked an ayat from the Holy Quran with a saying of Noor Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.) from Nahjul Balagha for greater insights and wisdom. Let us read the following verse from the Holy Quran: Holy Qur’an Ayat Allah is the Protecting Guardian of those who believe….

Bartering Good Deeds for Peace and Light
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Bartering Good Deeds for Peace and Light

Ya Ali Madad! In this post, I have cross linked an ayat from the Holy Quran with a saying of Noor Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.) from Nahjul Balagha for greater insights and wisdom. Let us read the following verse from the Holy Quran: Holy Qur’an Ayat And there are men who say: “Our Lord! Give…

Balance Between Din and Duniya
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Balance Between Din and Duniya

Ya Ali Madad! In this post, I have cross linked an ayat from the Holy Quran with a saying of Noor Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.) from Nahjul Balagha for greater insights and wisdom. Let us read the following verse from the Holy Quran: Holy Qur’an Ayat Say: O My bondmen who believe! Observe your duty…

Foundational Prayers During Laylat al-Qadr
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Foundational Prayers During Laylat al-Qadr

Ya Ali Madad. In this post, I will first present two great teachings of Noor Mowlana Murtaza Ali (a.s.) which will set the stage for submissions and supplications during Laylat al-Qadr. I will then present some important activities and resources to help each one of us to design a plan for this Holy Night. The…

True and Sincere Repentance
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True and Sincere Repentance

Ya Ali Madad. Let us first reflect upon the concept of repentance and Allah’s mercy from the following ayats of the Holy Qur’an (39:53-54): Qul yaa – ‘Ibaadiyallazinna ‘asrafuu ‘alaaa ‘anfusihim laaa taqnatuu mir – Rahmatillaah: ‘innallaaha yaqfiruz – zunuuba jamii – ‘aa. ‘Inahuu Huwal-Gafuurur-Rahiim. (39:53) Say: O My servants who have transgressed against their…

Supplication for Our Return Journey
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Supplication for Our Return Journey

Ya Ali Madad. Holy Ramadan is a month of prayer, supplication, fasting and reflection of our life on the earth and our ultimate journey back to our creator. Let us first read the commentary on ayat 2:186 presented in the above card, then internalize an excerpt from the philosophical poetry of Dai Nasir-i Khusraw with…

Surah Ikhlas: A Gateway to Spirituality
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Surah Ikhlas: A Gateway to Spirituality

Surah Ikhlas (112:1-4) Ya Ali Madad. Surah Fatiha (The Opening Chapter) of the Holy Qur’an is the important Surah of the Holy Quran and no Muslim prayer is complete without it. It is therefore the most repeated Surah of the Holy Qur’an. After the Surah Fatiha, Surah Ikhlas is the most important and most often…

The Material and Spiritual Power of Ayatul Kursi (2:255)
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The Material and Spiritual Power of Ayatul Kursi (2:255)

Ayatul Kursi (2:255) Ya Ali Madad. The most powerful ayat in the Holy Quran is Ayatul Kursi, the Verse of the Throne. The text and the English translation are presented below: ‘Allahu laaa ‘ilaaha ‘illaa Huu. ‘Al-Hayyul-Qayyuum. Laa ta’-khuzuhuu sinatunw-wa laa nawm. Lahuu maa fissamaawaati wa ma fil-‘arz. Man-zallazii yashfa-‘u’indahuuu ‘illaa bi-‘iznih? Ya’-lamu maa bayna…