Tonight is the night of 9th Muharram. It is the second night without water. It is very hot in Karbala’. Children cannot sleep. How can they? They are very thirsty and hungry.

The sound of “Al-Atas....

Updated on : 20/09/2018

The water stored in Imam Husayn’s camp was exhausted by the night of the sixth of Muharram and in the extreme heat of the desert; the whole seventh day and the following night were spent by the child....

Updated on : 19/09/2018

The 7th of Muharram is a very tragic day in the event of Karbala’.

On this day, water was stopped from reaching Husayn's camp. It was very hot in Karbala’. As the days went by, the children became....

Updated on : 18/09/2018

When certain seasons of worship come around like the months of Ramadan and Muharram, it is very important that we re-evaluate ourselves to see what blessings we have gotten from them. Were they in pr....

Updated on : 18/09/2018

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. On the first day of Muharram, the Islamic New Year is observed by Muslims. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and is 11 to 12 days shorter ....

Updated on : 14/09/2018

As we go about our daily ritual routines during this blessed month, here are a few things to try to make our remembrance of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) a more lasting and rewarding experience.
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Updated on : 12/09/2018

Muslim reported from Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him), that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said , “The best of fasts after the month of Ramadan are in the Month of Allah, whi....

Updated on : 12/09/2018

List compiled by Sheikh Ismael kamdar for 70 sahaba who were special :


The Rightly Guided Caliphs: (The four Great Sahaba who ruled after the Prophet)


1. Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq – He was the Pr....

Updated on : 17/08/2018

Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth (last) Sunni Rashidun caliph and first Shia Imam, was assassinated by a Kharijite called Ibn Muljam on 26 January 661 at the Great Mosque of Kufa, in present-day Iraq. A....

Updated on : 05/06/2018

Jilala is an ecstatic and music-therapeutic brotherhood of Morocco of sufi origins. Not to be confused with the folk revival group Jil Jilala.

The Jilala are the oldest Moroccan Muslim confraterni....

Updated on : 01/12/2017

Hazrat Isa (Alaihis Salaam), The ascension to the heavens and his arrival to the earth are miracles that the Holy Qur’an reveals and the Hadith bears demonstration of.

The Holy Qur’an reveals that....

Updated on : 31/10/2017

Islam uses a number of "conventionally complimentary phrases" or durood, sometimes called Islamic honorifics, ‘blessings’, ‘titles’ or even ‘prayers’. The "honorifics" either praise (e.g. "Subhanahu ....

Updated on : 30/10/2017

Khadijah, may Allah be pleased with her, came from a noble family. Her father Khuwaylid had been one of the most honored leaders of their tribe until he was killed in battle. Her husband had also die....

Updated on : 27/10/2017

Hazrat Khwaja Abdul Fuzail Bin Ayaz (RA) was a thief who renounced his crimes and became a Muslim ascetic. A number of birthplaces have been attributed to Fu?ayl, including Samarkand, Merv, Mosul and....

Updated on : 26/10/2017

Hazrat Abdul Wahid Bin Zaid (RA) was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Hasan al-Basri, second link in the Sufi Silsilah of Chishti Order, and the Master of Fudhail Bin Iyadh. Abdul Waahid Bin Z....

Updated on : 07/10/2017


Hadrat Asad al-Din Abu Mahfuz Shaykh Ma’roof Ibn Feroz al-Karkhi Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anho is the ninth Imam and Shaykh of the Silsila Aaliyah Qadiriyah Barakatiyah Razaviyah Nooriyah.

BIRTH:

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Updated on : 06/10/2017

Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin was the fourth Shia Imam, after his father Husayn, his uncle Hasan, and his grandfather Ali. Ali ibn Husayn survived the Battle of Karbala and was taken to the caliph in....

Updated on : 28/09/2017

Hazrat Abbas Alamdar (A.S.) was the son of Imam Ali, the first Imam of Shia Muslims and the fourth Caliph of Sunni Muslims, and Fatima bint Hizam, commonly known as Mother of the Sons. Abbas is rever....

Updated on : 27/09/2017

Husayn ibn Ali was a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, and son of Ali ibn Abi Talib (the first Shia Imam and the fourth Rashid caliph of Sunni Islam), and Muhammad's daughter, Fatimah. He is an important....

Updated on : 25/09/2017

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is one of the four sacred months of the year. It is held to be the second holiest month, following Ramadan. The word "Muharram" means "forbidde....

Updated on : 23/09/2017

Eid Ul-Adha is a major Muslim holiday which falls on the 10th day of Dhul Hijjah. Referred to as "big Eid", it is often overlooked compared to "little Eid" or Eid ul-Fitr - which marks the end of Ram....

Updated on : 02/09/2017

Ibrahim is recognized as a prophet and messenger in Islam of God. Abraham plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Muslim belief, Abraham fulfilled all th....

Updated on : 02/09/2017

The Hajj is the traditional Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. Most pilgrims also visit other holy sites, notably Medina where the Prophet lived and taught from when he was driven out of Mecca until his tri....

Updated on : 01/09/2017

The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the most holy city for Muslims, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Mus....

Updated on : 01/09/2017

The Quran s the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Allah). Muslims believe that the Quran was verbally revealed by God to Muhammad through the angel G....

Updated on : 22/06/2017

Laylat al-Qadr is in Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It is one of the nights of the last ten days of Ramadan. Muslims beli....

Updated on : 22/06/2017

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (as) had prophesied his departure from this world several days before hand, and on the day of his martyrdom he mysteriously desired his sons Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (as) to....

Updated on : 16/06/2017

The Quran s the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Allah). Muslims believe that the Quran was verbally revealed by God to Muhammad through the angel G....

Updated on : 14/06/2017

Considered the most sacred Muslim occassion, Ramadan is observed throughout the ninth month (also known as Ramadan) of the Islamic calendar. Held since ancient times, this holy event has pious Muslim....

Updated on : 28/05/2017

“The world will not come to an end,” said the Prophet Muhammad, “ until a man from my family (Ahlul Bayt) and of my name shall be master of the world, When you see a green ensign coming from the dire....

Updated on : 11/05/2017

Also known as Bara'at Night, the The Night of Records, Shab e-Barat is a holiday observed on the 14th night of Sha'aban, the eighth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a holiday observed by various....

Updated on : 11/05/2017

Muhammad, in full Abu al-Qasim Mu?ammad ibn ?Abd Allah ibn ?Abd al-Mu??alib ibn Hashim (born 570, Mecca, Arabia [now in Saudi Arabia]—died June 8, 632, Medina), founder of the religion of Islam, acce....

Updated on : 26/04/2017

Belief in Angels is one of the six Articles of Faith in Islam. They are considered heavenly beings without their own will unlike humans who perform tasks of God. The imagination of angels in Islam de....

Updated on : 18/04/2017

Amir Khusrow was a Sufi musician, poet and scholar. He was an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent. He was a mystic and a spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi,....

Updated on : 14/04/2017

Hazrat Abu Muhammad Muhiyuddin Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (ra) (also spelled Jeelani, Gilani, Gillani, Al-Gilani) was a Sufi Sheikh and the founder of the Qadiri Sufi order (Silsila). He was born in t....

Updated on : 12/04/2017

Hadrat Ali (R.A.) was born some thirty years after the birth of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu 'alaiha wa Salam). He belonged the most respectable family of Quraish, the Banu Hashim (i.e. Hashmites). H....

Updated on : 11/04/2017

The Battle of Mu'tah was fought in September 629 C.E. (1 Jumada al-awwal 8 A.H.), near the village of Mu'tah, east of the Jordan River and Karak in Karak Governorate, between the forces of the Islami....

Updated on : 03/04/2017

The Naqshbandi order stems from the Silsilah Khwajagan, which originally developed in Turkestan. The best known Shaykhs of the Khwajagan were Khwajah Ahmed Yasawi (r.a.) (d. about 1167 C.E.), a nativ....

Updated on : 25/03/2017

The following eleven principles show the exercise-aims of the Tariqat Naqshbandiya. The first eight were formulated by Khwaja Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani, and the last three were added by Khwaja Baha....

Updated on : 24/03/2017

The Darul Uloom Deoband is the Darul uloom Islamic school in India where the Deobandi Islamic movement began. It is located at Deoband, a town in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The school was fo....

Updated on : 23/03/2017

The term Hadith literature (or even just Hadith sometimes) refers to a number of historical books which contain reports of the sayings, actions and example of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, by which he s....

Updated on : 08/03/2017

Adam is believed to have been the first human being and Prophet on Earth, in Islam. Adam's role as the father of the human race is looked upon by Muslims with reverence. Muslims also refer to his wif....

Updated on : 07/03/2017

It was the fourth year after the Hijrah. The city of the Prophet was still under threat from within and without. From within. the influential Jewish tribe. the Banu al Nadir. broke their agreement wi....

Updated on : 27/02/2017

The Holy Prophet died at the age of sixty-three. Abu Bakr died at the same age. The age of Umar at the time of his martyrdom was also around sixty-three. The age of sixty-three thus acquired a partic....

Updated on : 17/02/2017

Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar (R.A.) or Qutbul Madar was born in the Halab city of Shaam (now known as Syria) on In Hijri 242, according to the Islamic calendar. The great saint Hazrat Saye....

Updated on : 15/02/2017

Sahabi is someone who saw or met Prophet Muhammad (May Allah honour Him and grant Him peace) and believed in him as well as died as a Muslim. Those that saw him but held off believing in him until af....

Updated on : 10/02/2017

Zaid bin Thabit RA is one of those famous Sahabah who were considered to be most learned and whose opinions in religious matters carry much weight. He was an expert in rules regarding necessary actio....

Updated on : 09/02/2017

The exact date of the birth of Umar is not known. The concensus of opinion, however, is that Umar was born at Mecca around 580 A.D He was younger than the Holy Prophet of Islam by about ten years.
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Updated on : 08/02/2017

Abdullah was the son of Abbas, an uncle of the noble Prophet. He was born just three years before the Hijrah. When the Prophet died, Abdullah was thus only thirteen years old. When he was born, his m....

Updated on : 07/02/2017

Ali Akbar ibn Hussain was born on 11th of Shabaan 44 AH and he was the son of Imam Hussain ibn Ali and Umm-e-Laila. He was a handsome young man of eighteen. He was also a brave soldier. He had been t....

Updated on : 24/01/2017

Eid-Milad-un-Nabi means birthday of Prophet (peace be upon him). The Muslim celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is quite different from the Christian Celebration of Ch....

Updated on : 12/12/2016

Rabi al-Thani also known as Rabi-ul-Akhir is the fourth month of the Islamic calendar. In this month, on the 11th, is the death anniversary of the King of Baghdad, Chief of the contented souls, the i....

Updated on : 21/01/2016

In Ajmeer Shareef are 2 Chillas of Hazrat Zinda Shah Madar Radi Allahu anhu. It is said there are more than 3 Lakhs Chillas of this auliya allah in various places.
The actual tomb of Sayed Badiuddin....

Updated on : 20/01/2016

The word "Imam" denotes a person who stands or walks "in front". For Sunni Islam, the word is commonly used to mean a person who leads the course of prayer in the mosque. It also means the head of a ....

Updated on : 02/01/2016

The Twelve Imams are the spiritual and political successors to the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the Twelver or Athna‘ashariyyah branch of Shia Islam and in Alevi Islam. According to the theology of Tw....

Updated on : 02/01/2016

Urs is the death anniversary of a Sufi saint in South Asia, usually held at the saint's dargah (shrine or tomb). In most Sufi orders such as Chishtiyya, Qadiriyya, etc. the concept of Urs exists and....

Updated on : 06/11/2015

01 Muharram: anniversary of the death of Hazrat Ammasaheb Bibi Habiba Qadri in India
02 Muharram: Hussein ibn Ali enters Karbala and establishes camp. Yazid's forces are present
07 Muharram: Access....

Updated on : 02/11/2015

Rotiyaan ki eid or Rottela Panduga (Roti Festival) is celebrated at Bara Shaheed Dargah located at the Swarnala Cheruvu in Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a five days festival. Coming to the ....

Updated on : 27/10/2015

The story of Karbala’ begins with the birth of Husayn. The Holy Prophet had shown affection and love for his grandson as any grandfather should show,but there was something more positive and profound....

Updated on : 23/10/2015

The first tazia arrived in India with Timur, but the art of tazia-making actually flourished during the Mughal rule when replicas of the shrines were developed for members of the Mughal family, who w....

Updated on : 21/10/2015

1.MUHARRAM
2.SAFAR
3.RABI-AL-AWWAL
4.RABI-AL-THANI
5.JUMADA-AL-AWWAL
6.JUMADA-AL-THANI
7.RAJAB
8.SHABAN
9.RAMADAN
10.SHAWWAL
11.ZUL-QAADAH
12.ZUL-HIJJAH....

Updated on : 21/10/2015