Author Archives: Jalali

Bai’a Notes

The Oath of Allegiance in the ‘Arusi-Qadiri Way ♦ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يُبَايِعُونَكَ إِنَّمَا يُبَايِعُونَ اللَّهَ يَدُ اللَّهِ فَوْقَ أَيْدِيهِمْ ۚ فَمَن نَّكَثَ فَإِنَّمَا يَنكُثُ عَلَىٰ نَفْسِهِ ۖ وَمَنْ أَوْفَىٰ بِمَا عَاهَدَ عَلَيْهُ اللَّهَ فَسَيُؤْتِيهِ أَجْرًا عَظِيمًا – 48:10 “Verily those who swear allegiance unto you (Muhammad), swear allegiance only unto Allah: the Hand of Allah […]

Optional Worship for Dhu-l Qa’da

Allah Most High has revealed: “The number of months in the sight of Allah is twelve (in a year)—so ordained by Him the day He created the heavens and the earth; of them four are sacred: that is the straight usage. So wrong not yourselves therein,”—al-Qu’ran 9:36 The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “The year […]

Days of Allah – Dhu-l Qa’da

Day Name Resting Abode 1 ‘Urs Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad b. Abdul Hakam al-Shafi’i Bio (Ibn Khallikan’s Bio Dictionary, p. 598) Cairo, EG 2 ‘Urs Amjad ‘Ali Azmi Bio Ghosi, UP, IN 3 ‘Urs Shamsuddin Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad b. Ahmad b. ‘Uthman al-Dhahabi Bio | His Passing | His Advice to Ibn Taymiyya Damascus, SY 4 ‘Urs Abu ‘Abdi-Llah Muhammad b. Sulayman […]

Du’a Al-Tarawih

This is the traditional supplication [du’a] made after the tarawih prayers during the nights of Ramadan in the Arwi region (South India and Sri Lanka). Supplication for the Nights of Ramadan after salat al-tarawih In the name of Allah, the Universally Merciful, the Singularly Compassionate O Allah, make us of those who – perfect our faith […]

Welcome Greeting for Ramadan

This is a traditional greeting to welcome the blessed month of Ramadan. The origin of this greeting is unclear. But what is crystal clear is the command of the Prophet of Allah (upon him be blessings and peace) to honour and serve guests to the best of our ability and means. The blessed month of […]