Sabar. Fortitude(mental and emotional courage in the face of adversity) is one of the most extoled virtues by the Quran Majeed and our Mawali Tahereen. The Quran Majeed states that Allah Ta’ala loves those with fortitude and sabar (wallahu yuhibbus-sabereen - Surat aale-Imran:146). Amirul Mumineen Maulana Ali SA asserts that there are two types of sabar: one type is to endure what troubles you with fortitude; the other type is to wait for what you wish with patience and sabar...click here to read the full Sijill article.
This article discusses the necessity of knowledge for the completion and purification of the Human Soul and focuses on the God-given ‘in-built’ characteristics that facilitate the realisation of the Potential of the human soul: 1) Motivation and drive towards longevity, 2) the five senses, 3) the Intellect (defining two kinds - the instinctive and the acquired, and the five powers of the intellect - power of imagination, power to think, power to memorize, power of speech, and power of action & creation), and 4) Divine inspiration and the reception of spiritual communication from God ...click here to read the full article.
50 years ago on the 17th of Shabaan 1385H (10 December 1965), Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA took the first Misaaq as Dai-l-Mutlaq in Saifee Masjid, Mumbai. We are pleased present (once again) the audio of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA publicly appointing Syedna Qutbuddin TUS as his Mazoon, and indicating to men of learning that he was also his Mansoos, on 17 of Shabaan 1385. Click here to read the written translation of the transcript.
In his declaration Syedna’s conviction and strength is manifest. His fervor to serve the Imam’s Da’wat and his care for the children of his Da’wat is apparent. His confidence in the veracity and truthfulness of his statement is self-evident. This year, on the day of Aashura, after doing the tasbeeh of the names of the 21 Imams and 52 Dais as per the tradition of Da’wat, Syedna took the Qur’an Majeed in his hand and declared just as Imam Husain declared on the day of Aashura. Imam Husain rode out to the assembled army with the Qur’an Majeed and placed the Quran Majeed on his forehead. He declared, “between me and you is the Book of Allah Ta’ala.”
The cross-examination of the Plaintiff (Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin) in the Suit filed by him in the Hon’ble Bombay High Court continued for two days on the 24 and 25 of August 2015 at 12:00pm in the historic courtroom No. 46, presided by Hon’ble Justice Gautam Patel. Click here to read the summary of the two days of cross examination as posted on FatemiDawatLegal.com.
On the occasion of Urus we are pleased to present this biographical article on Syedna Tayyeb Zainuddin RA. The article is written by Shz. Dr. Bazat Saifiyah baisaheba who researched and wrote her PhD thesis at Oxford University on the history of the Du’aat Mutlaqeen in Yemen and has extensively studied the history of Du’aat Mutlaqeen in India. Click here to read the full article.
This is the eighty-first issue of the Sijill newsletter. This newsletter includes the latest news and instructions from Syedna Qutbuddin’s office.
Various newspapers covered the proceedings of the hearings on the 24 and 25 of August 2015 in the Bombay High Court in the declaratory suit filed by the Plaintiff Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin. These include the Times of India, DNA and the New Indian Express.
Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS presided over the Urus Mubarak of Syedna Abdeali Saifuddin RA on 12th Zilqada at Darus Sakina. After Khatmul Quran and Sadaqalla doa, the qasida mubaraka “saiful huda saiful imamish-shaheer” was recited followed by Salaam in Dawat-ni-zaban. Click here to view photos.
We are pleased to present the article entitled: ’Ilm The Purpose of the Human Soul: Takmeel (Purification and Completion) and Reunification with its Divine Origin, in the series of articles on the Rasail Ikhwan al-Safa, which were composed by the ninth Imam, Imam Ahmad ul Mastur SA, at a time when religion was pitched against, or in contradiction to, the advances of science and the enlightenment of philosophy. Click here to read