Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

Ramadan and Forgiveness – the middle ten days

Rasul Allah, (saw) has said: “Ramadan is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle, forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire (of hell)” — Bihar al-Anwar, Vol.: 93, Pg.: 342 We have now entered, by the grace of … Continue reading

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9th Ramadan Urs Bu Ali Shah Qalandar- Panipat, Punjab 1324CE

Shaikh Sharafuddeen Bu Ali Qalandar Panipati (1209-1324 CE, born at Ganja, Azerbaijan) was a Sufi saint of the Chishti Order who lived in India. His dargah (mausoleum) in the town of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage. His real name … Continue reading

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The First Part of Ramadan is Mercy

السلام عليكوم Beloved friends, brothers and sisters – today we entered the sacred month of Ramadan, alhamdulillah! Rasool allah (SAW) has said “The first part of Ramadan is a mercy……………” Are we taking advantage of this mercy? Do we accept … Continue reading

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Ramadan Mubarak!

Wishing all a blessed Ramadan – may it be filled with Allah’s blessings. May your fast be easy and may your spirit be uplifted with prayer and with closeness to Allah (swt).

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Preparing for Ramadan – Sha’aban 2 – 15 Nisfu Sha’ban Lailat ul Bara’at

Lailat-ul-Bara’at or Shab e Barat (as it is known in the Indian Sub-continent) is the night of the full moon of the Islamic month of Sha’ban. Some scholars equate this night with Lailat Mubaraka (night of blessing) which is mentioned … Continue reading

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