Allah Ta'ala says in the Qur'an Majeed, "and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you..." On the mubarak occassion of Eid-ul-Fitr we are pleased to present and audio recording Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS doing takbeera in the morning of Eid.
Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS delivered bayaan mubarak on pehli raat of Shehrullah al Mu'azzam 1440H, in which he did zikr of Rasullulah's SA khutba about the significance of Shehrullah and encouraged Mumineen to observe this holy month in the remembrance of Allah Ta'ala in bandagi and ibadat.
Upon request of Mumineen, Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS graciously delivered the second general sabaq on the 15th of Shehrullah. In this sabaq, Syedna TUS continued the explanation of Imam Zainul Abideen's SA Fajr Doa. In this sabaq, Syedna also did zikr about preparing for Lailatul Qadr and taking barakaat in the most auspicious night in the year.
This is an excerpt from a captivating historical account of Fatimid celebrations and customs. The article first offers a brief historical setting of Fatimid Cairo and then continues to describe in great detail the nature and significance of processions and banquets. To read further click here.
In this Sijill article, Shehzada Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin explains how Ramadaan al-Mo'azzam ends with the Day of Eid-ul-Fitar, a day in which we celebrate the conclusion of the thirty days of fasting. He quotes the doa of Imam Ali Zainul Aabedin, and Syedna Qutbuddin's RA wasila on this mubarak day. To read more click here.
It seems like just yesterday that we looked upon the month of Shehrullah like a small child looks up on a tall, steep, mountain to climb. It was a month in which we were reminded of our fundamentals beliefs and values. We, mumineen, are fortunate that we have someone to help us and guide us, someone who shows us the path to reach the top of the mountain. To read more click here.
Like prayer, fasting, and hajj, zakaat is one of the seven da’aim, or foundational pillars, of the Shari’at of Islam. Zakaat khuda no haqq chhe. For every Mumin, it is compulsory to offer zakaat once every year. Du’aat Kiraam have encouraged Mumineen to araz zakaat during the holy month of Ramadan, in order to gain abundant sawaab. For details on how to araz zakat, please click here.
Recognising the unique challenges of the time where Mumineen cannot always travel to be with Syedna Fakhruddin TUS personally, bethak via videoconferencing will be arranged on a weekly basis for Mumineen who wish to have an audience with Syedna TUS. For further details, click here.
Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin RA was a beacon of light. It is befitting that Syedna Qutbuddin’s roza, as Syedna Fakhruddin TUS said, “shines for the people of the sky as the stars shine for those on earth.” To contribute, please click here. Mumineen participate in the khidmat of niyaaz and also contribute regularly to join in the sawaab of Mazaar-e-Qutbi Niyaaz. If you would like to participate, click here.
On the occasion of the 68th Indian Independence Day we have presented a photo gallery of the 51st, 52nd and 53rd Syedna’s meetings with dignitaries of the Indian Republic. The very first Prime Minister of India, PJ Nehru visited Syedna Taher Saifuddin in Surat in the Jamea Saifiyyah and in a warm hearted gesture donned the Bohra Topi. Syedna Taher Saifuddin also dedicated Saifee Villa in Dandi to the Indian Government in the presence of PM Nehru. This was historic villa from which Gandhi ji began his path breaking salt march.
Syedna Burhanuddin RA continued to maintain good relations with the leaders of the Nation. The President of India Shri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed attended the inauguration of Rozat Tahera in 1975. In 2003 President Kalam paid a visit to Saify Mahal to meet Syedna Burhanuddin RA. The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh attended the inauguration of the iconic Saifee Hospital with Syedna Burhanuddin RA in 2005.
Syedna Qutbuddin TUS has also maintained cordial relations with many Indian leaders, especially the late Chief Minister of Kashmir Dr. Abdullah and the former Governor of Maharashtra H.E. Mohammed Fazal. When Syedna Qutbuddin TUS celebrated the PhD of his son Shz. Dr. Abdeali bhaisaheb in a function Mr. Fazal accepted Syedna’s invitation to the function to honour Dr. Abdeali bhaisaheb in Ivan-e-Husaini in Mumbai.
The leaders of the Nation have always recognized the guidance and example set by the 51st, 52nd and 53rd Syedna’s and have always held them in high esteem.