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Eid Mubarak

Habib Mansoor/ September 24, 2015/ Articles

Malabar Muslim Jama-ath would like to wish all our brothers and sisters in Islam, a blessed Eid. May Allah SWT accept our ibadah. Ameen. Allahumma salli ala Sayyidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wasalim.

What is the religion or deen?

Habib Mansoor/ September 23, 2015/ Articles/ 0 comments

Original article can be found here here. One day while we were sitting with the messenger of Allah there appeared before us a man whose clothes were exceedingly white and whose hair was exceedingly black; no signs of journeying were to be seen on him and none of us knew him. He walked up and sat down by the prophet.

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Faith is Foundation (Malayalam)

Habib Mansoor/ August 17, 2015/ Articles

Full article (in Malayalam) can be found here ഇതുസംബന്ധിയായി അല്‍പം വിശദീകരണം ആവശ്യമാണ്. ഒരു പരിഷ്കരണവാദി എഴുതുന്നതു കാണുക: “അല്ലാഹുവിന്റെ ദാത്ത് (സത്ത), സ്വിഫാത്ത് (വിശേഷണങ്ങള്‍), അഫ്ആല്‍ (പ്രവര്‍ത്തനങ്ങള്‍) എന്നിവയില്‍ പങ്കുചേര്‍ക്കുക. ഇപ്രകാരമാണ് മറ്റു ചില പണ്ഢിതന്മാര്‍ ശിര്‍ക്കിനെ നിര്‍വചിച്ചത്. ലോകത്തിന്റെ വിവിധ ഭാഗങ്ങളില്‍ വെച്ചു, വിവിധ ഭാഷകളില്‍, വിവിധ സമയത്തും ഒരേ സമയത്തും കോടിക്കണക്കിന് മനുഷ്യന്മാര്‍ വിളിക്കുന്ന വിളികേള്‍ക്കുവാനുള്ള കഴിവ്, വിവിധ ഭാഗങ്ങളില്‍ വെച്ച് നടക്കുന്ന സംഭവങ്ങള്‍ ഒരേ സമയത്ത് കാണുവാനുള്ള കഴിവ് എന്നിവ ഒരു വ്യക്തിക്ക് അല്ലാഹു നല്‍കിയിട്ടുണ്ടെന്ന്

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Isra and Miraj, Talk by Habib Umar

Habib Mansoor/ May 16, 2015/ Articles

What follows is a summary of several lectures delivered by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) on the topic of the Isra’ (Night Journey) and Mi`raj (Ascension). There are some additions for extra clarity. We are approaching the night on which the Islamic world traditionally celebrates the Isrā’ (Night Journey) and Mi`rāj

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Travels of the Soul

Habib Mansoor/ March 20, 2015/ Articles

Original article from Muwasala.org can be found Travels of the Soul The following is an excerpt from a recent talk by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him). Allah created the souls of the Prophets and gave them the ability to travel such that on the night of the Isra and Miraj they

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Salawat of Habib Ibrahim bin Aqil bin Yahya

Habib Mansoor/ March 13, 2015/ Articles/ 0 comments

Original article from Muwasala.org can be found here. Salawat of Habib Ibrahim bin `Aqil bin Yahya The following prayers upon the Prophet ﷺ are composed by Habib Ibrahim bin `Aqil bin Yahya (may Allah have mercy upon him and benefit us by him). Habib Ibrahim said: “Every act of worship is liable to be ruined by ostentation (riya’) except bestowing

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Countering Violent Extremism

Habib Mansoor/ February 20, 2015/ Articles

An excellent talk by Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah on Countering Violent Extremism, translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, from a workshop at the United States Institute of Peace. There’s also a Q&A after 54 minutes. Biography of Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayah. Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah was born in 1935 in the East of Mauritania. He is a scholar who grew up

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Ten Good Manners for Hajj

Habib Mansoor/ February 13, 2015/ Articles/ 0 comments

Reposted. Original article can be found here. by Imam al-Ghazali translated by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad There are ten good manners which the pilgrim should observe. Firstly, the money he spends must come from halal sources. He must strive, likewise, to avoid carrying on any business while on Hajj, such as would occupy the heart and distract his attention; for

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Joy and Sadness for Sayyiduna al-Husayn

Habib Mansoor/ February 6, 2015/ Articles/ 0 comments

Reposted. Original article by Muwasala can be found here. The following is taken from a recent talk by Sayyidi al-Habib Ali al-Jifri (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) According to the Ahl al-Sunnah, the Day of Ashura is a day of joy because of the salvation of Sayyiduna Musa. There is no doubt that it is also a

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Khatmul Quran 01

Habib Mansoor/ February 4, 2015/ Articles

Assalamualaikum brothers & sisters, Malabar Muslim Jama-ath is starting a Khatamul Quran and if you are keen to participate, please visit [this googledocs link] to add your name/initials/nickname (if you want to be anonymous) to any of the available Juzuk. In sha Allah, the targeted khatm date is 6th March. May Allah accept all our efforts. Amin!