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Donate generously for Ramadhan Iftar program.

Mufti Saeed Ahmed Palanpuri will be arriving at Masjid Darus Salaam on Sat. July 4-2015.  He will be  with us for approx. two weeks.

Summer Madrasah: Aug. 4 to Sept. 4, 2015.  contact IST office for registration

Full Time Alim class at Masjid Darus Salaam.  Contact IST office or call Moulana Junaid Jasat at 647-784-6357 for details and registration.  We are also accepting applications for Part Time Evening Alim Class.

Accepting applications for full time Hifz Class. Timing- Mon to Fri. 8.15 am to 3.15 pm. Fees $200 per month. Contact: Mufti Anas Hatia

Spaces are available for Sunday Madrasah for Boys, Girls and Adult.  Class Timing- Every Sun. 10.30am to 2.00pm. $35 monthly fees. Please visit Masjid Darus Salaam on Sun. 11.00am to 1.00pm for more details and registration. Contact:  Moulana Imran Patel.

You can NOW DONATE ONLINE or at IST office using your credit card. Donating online is easy. Click on the link below and you’ll be taken to our charity page on canadahelps.org, Yearly operating budget is approximately $360, 000. A donation tax receipt will be sent for all donations. Click HERE > Donate Online now for this Masjid Through CanadaHelps.org.

For your convenience, we accept Visa/M.C. & Debit for donation at IST office.

  

Daily Iftar program at Masjid Darus Salaam in Ramadhan

Masjid Darus Salaam is arranging daily Iftar during the holy month of Ramadhan. Please donate generously for daily Iftar program. Contribution towards Iftar in any denominations will be accepted and appreciated. Tax receipt will be issued for the donation.

To make contribution please contact IST office or following brothers on behalf of the Management.

Br. Iqbal Makrod     Tel. 416-402-5552
Br. Babu Koya          Tel. 416-827-4340

IST Management- Masjid Darus Salaam ===========================================================================

REFRAINING FROM SIN

Although the Shayateen may be chained up, the habits left with us from the previous 11 months of the year do not go away so easily! We need to exert much effort to refrain from such habitual sins in this month in order to benefit fully.

Imam Ghazaali (rahmatullah alaihi) mentions in Ihyaa Uloom-id-Deen that fasting is of three categories:

  1. The fasting of the layman – To abstain from eating, drinking and cohabitation.
  2. The fasting of those who desire to attain Allah’s closeness – In addition to abstaining from the above three acts, to control the organs and senses from forbidden lust and desire.
  3. The fasting of those who have achieved the highest degree of proximity to Allah – To abstain from everything besides Allah and devote ones attention towards Allah alone. To strengthen ones spiritual connection with Allah.

Let us strive to surpass the first category of people who only refrain from eating & drinking etc by making an intention to leave all sin and vice. Only then can we hope to become closer to Allah. For many a times during the blessed month, because our bodies are engaged in fasting and our mouths are full of thirst we feel as though we are doing great deeds. However, little do we realise that we are actually wasting away many of these good deeds due to the detrimental effects of our sins.

In fact, all this was actually prophesised hundreds of years ago as we were warned by Nabi (salallahu alaihi wasalam): “Many of those who fast, obtain nothing through such fasting except hunger and many of those who perform salaah during the night obtain nothing by it, except the discomfort of staying awake.” (Ibn Majah)

May Allah save us from being amongst such people. Ameen

It is a well known fact that while committing good deeds, if a person also commits sins, he/she washes away the effects of the good deeds. This is because the nur (light) of the good deeds are being polluted by the evil…this is exactly why although many of us engage ourselves in fasting and worship during the month, soon after Ramadhan we seem to return to our old ways. It is because the nur of our hearts was not allowed to prevail due to our persistent sinning.

~ Taken from the book ‘HOW TO OBTAIN THE GOODNESS OF RAMADAAN’ ~

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