Muharram 1440 Week 1

MUHARRAM MUBARAK

JUMU’AH MUBARAK

Jumu’ah is a day of love and thankfulness, shukr. Every Jumu’ah we need to be positive, distribute love, and give thanks to Our Creator for all His Blessings.”

Verses from the Qur’ani Karim

Qur’an, Sura Al Fatiha, Chapter 1

1. In the name of Allah, Al Rahman [The One Who Acts with Mercy], Al Rahim [The Source of Mercy].

Qur’an, Sura Al Nur, Chapter 24

35. Allah is the Nur of the heavens and the earth. …

36. (This Nur is found) in the houses which Allah has given permission for exaltation and doing the zikr of His name through tasbih of Him, morning and evening.

 

  • On the 10th of Muharram, which is called Yawm e Ashura, there were 72 Prophets who were saved. Below are verses related to some of the events.

Qur’an, Sura Al Baqara, Chapter 2

37. Then Adam received the kalimat [words] from His Rab, and He accepted his repentance. Indeed, He is Al Tawwab [The Accepter of Repentance], Al Rahim.

Qur’an, Sura Yusuf, Chapter 12

15. Then, when they went away with him, they all agreed to place him into an obscured ledge of a water hole (in the desert). We inspired in (Yusuf): “You will tell them of this deed of theirs at a time when they will not recognize you.”

Qur’an, Sura Al Anbiya, Chapter 21

76. Some time ago when Nuh [Noah] appealed to Us, We answered his prayer and saved him and his household from a great adversity.

Qur’an, Sura Al  Shu’ara, Chapter 26

65. And We saved Musa and all those with him, every one of them together,

 

Name of Allah

Al Nur: The Light

Al Rahim: The Source of Mercy

Al Tawwab:  The Accepter of Repentance and Atonement

 

Glossary

kalima: word; speech; saying; command; pledge; science; agreement

kalimat: plural of kalima

Musa: Moses

Nuh:  Noah

Rab: Lord; Master

tasbih: glorification; repeating the names of Allah

Yusuf: Joseph

zikr: remembrance; reminder; the practice of repeating the names of Allah; litany of remembrance

Translation by Murshid Shaykh Taner Vargonen Ansari

Love, Peace and Togetherness for Goodness

Ya Wadud Ya Salaam Ya Jami Ya Nafi