The Transformation of the Number 40

The Transformation of the Number 40

As we commemorate the 40th day (Arbaeen) after Ashura and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and the shohoda of Karbala, it is important that we understand the importance of the number 40. In Islam, 40 is a transformational number and in this meditation we will, in...
Kaaba, the focus of our minds. Karbala, the focus of our hearts.

Kaaba, the focus of our minds. Karbala, the focus of our hearts.

During the day, when we pray to Allah (SWT), we turn our focus towards the Kaaba and focus our minds towards there. Likewise, whenever we face a challenge or a difficulty in our day, we turn our hearts towards Karbala and remember Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions...
The Days of Imam Hussein (AS) are the Days of Freedom

The Days of Imam Hussein (AS) are the Days of Freedom

We are currently meditating upon the value of our soul. In this meditation, we will focus upon the Islamic definition of freedom that we discussed in our previous meditation, which is the freedom to make the choice and the decision that pleases Allah (SWT) and brings...
Ya Aba Abdillah (AS), the Father of Freedom

Ya Aba Abdillah (AS), the Father of Freedom

We are currently meditating upon the value of our soul. In yesterday’s meditation, we discussed how Allah (SWT) has created us to work hard, as we strive to meet him. We concluded our meditation by looking at the Islamic purpose of why we work hard and how this has...
Allah’s (SWT) protection for our Soul

Allah’s (SWT) protection for our Soul

In our previous meditations, we have discussed how Allah (SWT) will personally buy the souls of ‘minal-mumineen’ and that it is our responsibility to ensure that we are amongst those minal-mumineen, especially in this world, Alam-ul Shahada, where the Shaitan (LA) can...
The Second Buyer for Our Soul

The Second Buyer for Our Soul

In our previous meditation, we discussed the 111th ayat of Surah-at-Taubah when Allah (SWT) said that he would personally buy the souls of ‘minal-mumineen’ and, in return for their souls, would give us jannah. In this meditation, we will build upon this knowledge and...
The Value of Our Soul

The Value of Our Soul

In yesterday’s meditation we discussed how blessed our soul is through the barakat of Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem. In today’s meditation, we will look to examine exactly how valuable our soul is. We live in an age where everything has a price. If we want to buy a...