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Brief Trip

Brief Trip

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

 

Life here is temporal however long

And death you must taste like billions before

We are on a caravan that may soonest arrive

O my brothers rise from sleep

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur-Rasulullah

 

Live all your moments with your end in view

By reflecting sincerely on your imminent end

Those who live here lost to the world

Will surely be losers in the world to come

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur-Rasulullah

 

Akhirah is there in front of you

To the men of wisdom it’s never far

You are a traveler never forget

Your stay is temporal you’ll soonest depart

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur-Rasulullah Continue Reading

Qasidah Najjat 6

Qasidah Najjat 6

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

 

Let us reflect on the mercy of Allah

On the highest of rahma sent to man

The crown of fortunes Rasulullah

Rahmatan lil ‘alamin

 

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah

 

Let us reflect on the light from Allah

The sun of guidance Mustafa

The brilliance of Fajr Habibullah

Rahmatan lil ‘alamin

 

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah

 

Let us reflect on the noblest of guides

The murshid per excellence Rasulullah

The imam of the former and the later with Allah

Rahmatan lil ‘alamin

 

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah Continue Reading

Qasidah Najjat 5

Qasidah Najjat 5

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah

 

The world was left in some darkness grim

The world is steep in moral decay

The light of guidance is revived again

Through Muhammadur-Rasulullah

 

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah

 

Every prophet was to a nation sent

With some races or colour bounds

Muhammad is sent to the world at large

He is the messenger for men and jinns

 

‘Alayka Ya Rasulullah

‘Alayka Ya Mustafa

Wa salatu wa salam

‘Alayka Ya Habibullah

 

He arrived in Makkah trusting his Lord

With little or nothing to support his cause

He spread his light all over the world

Through the help of the Lord of the world Continue Reading

Qasidah Fallah 2

Qasidah Fallah 2

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

There is a message I want to pass

So my brothers lend me your ears

About the noblest of Allah’s beloved

Rasulu Karim Mustafa

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

There is a message I want to pass

So my sisters listen with love

About the crown of the messengers sent

Habibu Rahmanu Mustafa Continue Reading

Tidying Up

Tidying Up

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

We have blackened the records of our deeds

That no white space is left to be seen

Death is at hand while we are lost in fun

Deluded by the worldly we fail to plan

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illaAllahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Moments of life are for tidying up

Towards the journey to the eternal abode

He who in negligence arrives his death

Is worse than animals in Allah’s sight

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illaAllahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

In order to be honoured beneath the earth

Live a life of piety until the grave

Sinning is poisonous and a sure disgrace

Tidy up my brothers let us repent Continue Reading

Sowing the Right Seeds

Sowing the Right Seeds

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

 Time is never an anybody’s friend

Used or abused it is slipping away

Day and night are but milestones to death

Act right your moments to escape regrets

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illaAllahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Whatever goes round must come around

This is a reality only a fool denies

Then prepare the utmost towards your end

Life like the clouds is drifting away

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illaAllahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Dunya like a season is soonest to end

Its summers and winters are never for real

The life eternal should be our goal

Its pleasure is endless just like its pains

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illaAllahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Life is a field to be tilled for gains

And you are the farmer seeking increase

Be careful my brothers as you choose your seeds

Whatever you sow you are sure to reap Continue Reading

Safe Landing

Safe-Landing

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

Life is drifting away like clouds

The breaths of man are his steps to the grave

What are you doing to safely arrive

This is the right moment check yourself

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

He who counts tomorrow as part of his life

Has failed to give death its proper due

How many arrive the day but are gone by the night

Every moment is dangerous let us prepare

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Every traveler on a journey strange

Focuses his host for a blissful stay

Allah is our host from the moment of death

For a blissful eternity live pleasing your Lord Continue Reading

The Iman that Saves

The Iman that Saves

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Iman is a treasure so unique gift

Here is a favour priceless indeed

What other favour would compete in truth

With believing in Allah the Lords of the worlds

 

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Without a partner or likeness for Him

Without a son or assistant for Him

And without the concepts of How and Where

Without a beginning or an end for Him

And without a future or past for Him Continue Reading

Aqida Tahawiyyah

Aqida Tahawiyyah

The Pristine Sunni Belief in Verse

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

  

We say about Allah the Lord of the worlds

That He is one al-Wahid

Without the concept of two or three

And without a partner ever in mind

 

Lailaha illallah

Lailaha illallah

Lailaha illaAllahu

Muhammadu Rasulullah

 

Allah is unique without compare

Nothing exists that is ever like Him

The Sustainer of existence as-Samad

Is never overwhelmed by any Being

 

Lailaha illallah

Lailaha illallah

Lailaha illaAllahu

Muhammadu Rasulullah

 

None is worshipped except Allah

He is eternal without a start

Allah is enduring without an end

He will never perish nor cease to be Continue Reading

Know your Lord

Know Your Lord

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ‘ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

 

I believe in Allah the Lord of the worlds

The Absolute existence without a start

And the ever-living without an end

The greatest of honours is in knowing your Lord

With a Tawhid pristinely pure

 

La ilaha ilallah

La ilaha ilallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

Allah your Lord was there ‘before’

Without the concept of a start in time

He does not commence from any being

Nor does He intermingles with anything

Your Lord is One eternally unique

Sublime and perfect wara-ul-wara

 

La ilaha ilallah

La ilaha ilallah

La ilaha illa Allahu

Muhammadur Rasulullah

 

He is not an appatrition that one pursues

Nor is He veiled to be contained

He is never delimited by space and time

He is beyond everything beyond Continue Reading