UBUDIYAT

UBUDIYAT In Ubudiyat, four aspects of life we see,Each based on seven principles, to help us beBetter humans, closer to our Lord above,And attain nearness to Allah, with love. First is conduct with Allah, our Creator,Give Him His due, stay within His limits, be thankful for,All His gifts, content with His decree,Be patient through trials, […]

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POEM – GYAN (INSIGHT)

Poem –  GYAN Long-term traps of comfort. Once a mouse found itself atop a jar,Filled with grains that made him star,Too happy was he to search no more,Thinking this is what he was searching for. Days passed and he reached the end,Trapped inside with no way to ascend,No longer could he choose or roam,For he was […]

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MISER – A POEM

The Dark Heart of a Miser The miser, with his heart so dark,In Zulmat, he lingers in stark,With thoughts only for his gains,His spirit caught in earthly chains. Always troubled and ill at ease,Weighing profits and worldly fees,His understanding deficient, blind,In the pit of ignorance confined. Like a worm in mud he knows not,Of places […]

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JAWANMARD MUMIN

Jawanmard Mumin – A poem Shariat, a candle brightTariqat, a path that’s rightHaqiqat, a goal in sightJourney of faith, shining ever bright Jawanmard, a valiant soulOne who strives to reach his destined goalGuided by the candle’s roleHaqiqat, is his destined goal Recognition of true Imam ( Dai ul Mutlaq)Is the foundation of Haqaiq so strong […]

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IFTETAH AL JAMIA SAIFIYAH – MAROL

A poem on Iftetah Al Jamea Marol In Marol, a shining lightA grand Academy, so brightAn epitome of knowledge so trueWith teachings that enlighten and renew The Fatemi Taiyebi tradition held highWith a purpose to make minds soar sky-highThe rich and vibrant heritage of the Fatemid Contributed to humanity’s growth and spirit Architecture infused with […]

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QASIDA – YA ALI

Salutation to Moula Ali in month of Rajab What is the reason for the friendship and love for Ali in people‚Äôs hearts? Love of Ali – A Salutation A body no more, yet hearts still feel and pulsateWith love for Ali, that’s so real. He was the perfect man, that lights up our hearts and […]

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ISMAILI MANUSCRIPTS – POST 3

I came across a forward of a sample Book on Ma Fatema which will make an intersting reading. How non muslims are contributing to the correct and better understanding of Ahlul Bait ( SA) thus helping to remove misconception rampant on account of Sunni bias accounts available readily to those who are interested in Islamic […]

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ISMAILI MANUSCRIPTS – POST 2

In the introductory note, I had stated how our Dua’t and fozola Kirams have jealously guarded the Kutubs ( al khizana al – maknuna) however I relate two incidents, where as a result of the egoistic, disgruntled and foolishness, our Kutubs came in the public domain. Addressed as Majdu (Esmail Abdul Rasul) in our Kutubs […]

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