Habib Ali al-Jifri (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) draws our attention to a subtle trap that activists may fall into. They may mistakenly think that spending time in Allah’s remembrance is a waste of time and that people instead should be occupied solving the problems of the Ummah. Such a belief has dangerous consequences.Continue reading The Danger of Belittling Worship and Remembrance
One of the hallmarks of Habib Muhammad al-Haddar’s gatherings was that he would ask Allah for everything on behalf of everyone. No one and nothing was left out of his prayers. The following supplication is a case in point. If you are not sure what to ask for, then recite this comprehensive prayer:Continue reading A Comprehensive Prayer
Habib Alawi bin Abdullah al-Aydarus explains the practice of ‘Ta’rif’, gathering to remember Allah on the Day of Arafah and shows how it is practised in the blessed city of Tarim.
This footage is precious because present in the gathering are Habib Abdullah bin Shihab, Habib Salim al-Shatiri and Habib Ali al-Mashhur bin Hafiz, all of whom have now departed this world, may Allah have mercy upon them all. Habib Ali al-Mashhur is very hard to spot but his voice can be clearly heard reciting the adhkar.
Habib Ali al-Jifri (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) explains that the essence of our transaction with Allah is closeness (qurb). We realise this when we reflect upon what Allah says in the Qur’an.
This supplication was composed by Habib Abu Bakr al-Mashhur (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) to be recited after Surat al-Kahf. It is a comprehensive dua asking for spiritual elevation and protection from all tribulation including the Dajjal.