Syedna TUS Doa Message

Sehwan, Pakistan

His Holiness Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS strongly condemns the cowardly, inhuman, and brutal attacks on a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, near Hyderabad, Sind in Pakistan, reported to have killed 88 and wounded more than 300 people. Syedna Fakhruddin categorically denounces all of the elements who took part in engineering this attack, and all similar attacks. Syedna Fakhruddin states that these acts in the name of “Islam” are abhorrent and contradictory to the true philosophy of our faith. Islam teaches compassion and understanding towards all faiths and peoples who are part of our human family.  Syedna prays for the victims of this attack and their families for sabr. Click here to read further.

 

Sijill Article 158

Ability vs. Capacity

In a recent Fatemi Dawat Islamic Finance Seminar, one of the questions asked was, “How much leverage is appropriate? If I have 100 rupees, how much business should I do with it: 50 rupees, 100 rupees, 200 rupees - how much?” Shehzada Dr. Abdeali Bhaisaheb Saifuddin, the head of the seminar, replied and said that he himself had presented this same question to Syedna Taher Fakrhuddin TUS. Syedna referred to the ayat “On no soul does Allah Place a burden greater than it can bear” (Surat al-Baqara: 286). ...Click here to read this Sijill Article by Shehzada Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.

 

Announcement

53rd Dai al-Mutlaq First Urus

The 23rd of Jumadal Ukhra (21st March) is the first urus of Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin RA. On this auspicious occasion, Syedna TUS has encouraged all Mumineen who are able to take the barakatof Urus in Darus Sakina, at the Mazaar-e-Aqdas of Syedna Qutbuddin.  These are days for us to recite Qur’an Majeed on the niyyat of Syedna Qutbuddin RA. These are days for us to remember and offer shukur for his countless ihsanaat on us. Click here to view details for the program on the auspicious days of Urus. 

Ikhwanus Safa

'Ilm Paper 8 - Mufeed - The Teacher

This week’s article is the eighth article in a 10-part-sequence of articles on ‘ilm by Lu’lu’atu Da’watil Haqq Shehzadi Tayyeba Baisaheba. This article explains the necessity of a good teacher and mentor for excellence in learning. The article highlights the role of the teacher as an interpreter of texts, especially divine texts. It also emphasizes the role of parents as the first teachers and role models for their children. The article also recognizes the role of Prophets as the primary tutors and teachers for mankind. Click here to read further. 

Islamic Finance Series

Part 3: Is Insurance Allowed?

We are pleased to present the latest article in this series based on the PhD thesis by Shehzada Dr Abdeali Bhaisaheb Saifuddin. In this article are the following sections: Section 1: What is insurance and how prevalent is it in daily life? Section 2: Does insurance mean lack of faith in God? Section 3: Is there riba in insurance? Section 4: How is insurance halal? Section 5: The need for insurance and arguing against those who say it is not needed...Click here to read the full article.

 

Media Articles

Syedna’s First Interview after Takht-Nashini 

Here is a quote from Syedna TUS in the article, "My concern is for the goodness of the community, its principles, and for the truth. Having said that, the community is my community. They see what is in front of them. They see the fear being perpetrated by those currently usurping the administration, and they also see the love, understanding and openness, based on principles of accountability and transparency in administration, that we practise.” Click here to read further. Also read the Sijill Article, Love vs Fear, by Shz Dr Abdeali Bhaisaheb Saifuddin.  

Sijill Article 156

Tolerance in the Age of In-Tolerance

In the statement, the focus on “acceptance and understanding” asks for more than tolerance.  This philosophy is not one of political expediency – it is a fundamental value embedded in the core of our belief system.  It has shaped our history and guides our actions in the present as it teaches us how to behave towards those who share our beliefs and also towards those who do not. Click here to read the full Sijill Article by Shz Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.

News and Events

Milad Bayaan Highlights and Photos

Syedna Fakhruddin TUS delivered waaz on the auspicious occasion of his Milad and Takht Nashini jashan. Maulana began the bayaan, addressing Mumineen as those who hold mohabbat and marefat of Panjetan, Aimmat and their Duat, and hold fast to them. Maulana related that Imam AS said, “On Qiyamat, we will hold fast to Rasulullah, and you, O Shia, will hold fast to us. Where will we be headed?” One did araz, “towards Jannat, inshallah.” Imam responded with fervor, “Wallahe, towards Jannat, inshallah.”  Click here to read further.  

Sijill - A Weekly Newsletter

This newsletter will, inshallah, be published every Friday. It will include the latest news and instructions from Syedna Fakhruddin's office and it will also highlight the latest updates from fatemidawat.com. All Sijill PDFs have now been uploaded to the website, click here to view Sijill 145-154 in PDF form.

 "Sijill" is an Arabic word which literally means "official letter". It was a term often used in the Fatimid chancery. The name is inspired by the most auspicious letter 'Sijill-ul-Bisharat'.

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