Laylat al-Qadr – The Night of Power

Laylat al-Qadr, or the Night of Power, commemorates one of the most significant events in the history of Islam. It is the night when Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) received the first revelation from Allah. In his Khamsa, Shab-i Qadr (the Night of Power), the renowned Persian poet Amir Khusraw Dihlavi…

Moman Chetamni By Amin Mawani Episode 6 – Birth of Hazrat Ali — A joint production by Amin Mawani and JollyGul com | Watch all Previous Episode 1-to 5 – here

Moman Chetamni (“Devotees Beware”) is a 630 verse granth (long format ginan) composed by Sayyid Imam Shah, the youngest son of Pir Hasan Kabiruddin. Amin Mawani recites a few selected verses by themes with soothing musical accompaniment. This Episode 6 (5 verses) is on the subject of birth of Hazrat Ali. The interesting story and…

The Nature of Prayer: Significance of the Tasbih, and carrying it to practice the faith by calling on the name of Allah, Muhammad, Ali or the names of Imams — Simerg com

By DR. V. A. LALANI with additional material by MALIK MERCHANT In response to a recent piece on the impact of Jamatkhana closures, we were pleased to receive a very inspiring recommendation from Omar Kassam of Vancouver who suggested that we slowly recite the Surah Al-Fatihah while we spend 20 seconds thoroughly washing our hands…

Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition —- Professor Omid Safi’s Presentation at Aga Khan Centre, London | Watch Video

On 26 March, Professor Omid Safi, Director of Duke University’s Islamic Studies Centre, took audiences through a mystical journey in his talk entitled, RadicalLove: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition at the Aga Khan Centre. He spoke about the goals of the spiritual path and traced the popular poetic tradition that celebrates love for both…

Video: Sami Yusuf – Mast Qalandar — ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, to whom virtually all Sufi orders trace their lineage, as well as the famous 12th century Sufi saint of Sindh, Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

DESCRIPTION  Raag: Kafi Commentary: This song, which has been popular in the Indian subcontinent for centuries, is based on a poem by the Chishti Sufi and musical genius, Amir Khusro, which was later modified by the great Panjabi Sufi poet Bulleh Shah. The song’s lyrics honor and revere (but do not worship) ‘Ali ibn Abi…

Tajik Ismaili Artists: Saqi-e Bawafa Manam

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
? I am the trusted cup-bearer: With every breath Aly Aly I am a Sufi, pure at heart: With every breath Aly Aly For Aly, dear to God, I burn with love: With every breath Aly Aly I am swept with secret melody: With every breath Aly Aly You are Adam…

Layla tul Qadr — Islam’s Birthday Anniversary — Amaana org

Layla tul Qadr — The Night of Destiny and Power The Holy Quran was revealed on the 23rd night of Ramadan celebrated as Layla tul Qadr — the Night of Power when Angel Gabriel descended to deliver God’s message to Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him: Iqra, bi-ismi rabbika allathee khalaq Khalaqa al-insana min AAalaq…