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Reflections on Isra’ (Night Journey) and Mi’raj (Ascension) – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

This article is sourced from Muwasala: Click here for the original post Every created thing longed to have its portion of Allah’s Beloved (Peace be upon him). It was not until he (Peace be upon him) made his Mi’raj that the heavens got their portion of him. — Al-Habib- Abdul Qadir Al Saggaf Importance of Isra’ […]

Some of the Proper Manners of Service (khidma) Ones Teachers—and in All Religious Activism – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Some of the Proper Manners of Service (khidma) Ones Teachers—and in All Religious Activism Muwasala—an excellent resource for reliable Islamic guidance—share the following response from Habib Umar bin Hafiz: What are some of the etiquettes of service (khidma)? [Muwasala] [The Intention in Serving] Any type of service, whether it be service of a shaykh or […]

Traditional Methods of Raising Children

These are some of the methods of raising children used by our pious predecessors of the Ba’Alawi way, compiled by the grandson of the late Habib Muhammad al-Haddar (may Allah have mercy on him and be well-pleased with him), Sayyid Muhammad Abdullah Muhammad al-Haddar, may Allah preserve and protect him: Breastfeeding mothers would repeatedly recite […]

Prayer on the Fifteenth Night of Shaban – Muwasala

Click here for the original link It is the practice of many of the pious people of the Ummah to recite Surah Ya Sin three times on the 15th night of Sha`ban. The first time they read it with the intention of being blessed with a long life spent in obedience to Allah, the second […]

The Fifteenth Night of Shaban – Muwasala

Click here for the original post The Fifteenth Night of Sha`ban, known in Arabic as Laylat al-Nisf min Sha`ban, literally “the eve of the middle day of Sha`ban,” is one of the greatest nights of the year. (In Islam the night precedes the day so really it is the night before the fifteenth day of […]

Playing with your Children – Advice from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Advice from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him), posted, with thanks from Muwasala Parents should supervise their children playing and play with them at times. One of the pious would always play with his children to make sure they were not affected by bad influences and to […]

Prophetic Guidance in Times of Tribulations – Muwasala

Click here for the original link In light of recent political events in Yemen and other countries, Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) clarifies the Prophetic perspective on how to deal with tribulations. Habib Umar delivered the lecture in Dar al-Mustafa on 9th Jumada al-Akhirah 1436 / 29th March […]

Sayyiduna Ja’far: A Tale of Love and Sacrifice – Muwasala

To see the original article: Click here The following story was narrated by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him). [The firmness of Sayyidune Ja’far] When Sayyiduna Ja’far’s right hand was cut off, he seized the standard with his left hand until that too was cut off. He then […]

Advice in Times of Hardship, after the Chapel Hill shootings and other incidents

Answered by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) on Muwasala.org These are difficult times for Muslims in America. Recently young Muslims have been killed and an Islamic centre has been burnt down. What advice do you have for us? These are some of the tribulations that occur at […]

The Immediate Effects of True Love – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

﷽ The following excerpt is taken from a talk by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) – See more at: Muwasala By Allah we pity those people for whom a night or two pass and they have no longing in their hearts to meet the Messenger of […]