Working for a Good End

Working For a Good End Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ala Rasulullah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin. We testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah I. We declare His Oneness, acknowledge His Supremacy and...

Compensating for others’ Rights

Compensating for Others’ Rights Excerpted from Faqir Abdulqadr Naqshbandi’s book Tawba: Turning to Allah in Repentance There are five basic ways by which the rights of others may be violated. Mali – pertaining to property Nafsi – pertaining to life Irzi – Pertaining...

When the Caller Calls

When the Caller Calls A summary manual on the qualities of true Islamic representatives presented at the Darus-Salam Society, Nigeria’s National Leadership Workshop, held in Katsina, between Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd July, 2007. Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ala...

The Call to Serve

The Call to Serve Being the text of address delivered by the National Co-ordinator Darus-Salam Society, Nigeria at the opening session of the National Leadership Workshop, held in Katsina, between Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd July, 2007. Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...