Playing with your Children – Advice from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Advice from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him), posted, with thanks from Muwasala Parents should supervise their children playing and play with them at times. One of the pious would always play with his children to make sure they were not affected by bad influences and to […]

Sayyiduna Ja’far: A Tale of Love and Sacrifice – Muwasala

To see the original article: Click here The following story was narrated by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him). [The firmness of Sayyidune Ja’far] When Sayyiduna Ja’far’s right hand was cut off, he seized the standard with his left hand until that too was cut off. He then […]

Advice from Habib ‘Umar: How to defend the Prophet

Written by Lina Abdul Wahab Habib Umar bin Hafiz calls upon us all to teach people about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), his life, his character, his call, his different states, his beauty, his perfection and his kindness and to teach about the Prophet’s light, by allowing it to shine through our words and deeds. According to Habib Umar, amongst us are […]

Advice in Times of Hardship, after the Chapel Hill shootings and other incidents

Answered by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) on Muwasala.org These are difficult times for Muslims in America. Recently young Muslims have been killed and an Islamic centre has been burnt down. What advice do you have for us? These are some of the tribulations that occur at […]

Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz’s advice on duas to read during pregnancy and labour

Students of Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz collected this list of recommendations some years ago, for those amongst us who are pregnant or struggling with infertility. Daily Surah Inshiqaq (Surah 84) – to be recited daily throughout the pregnancy Surah Luqman (Surah 31) – to be recited daily during the 1st trimester when the baby’s brain, mental faculties and […]

The Dowra 2014 Rawhah: Qut al-Qulub and Rashafat – Habib Ali

Republished here, with thanks to Muwasala. The following lessons were delivered by Habib Umar bin Hafiz based on Imam Abu Talib al-Makki’s foundational work in the science of Tasawwuf, Qut al Qulub. Habib is also commenting on the opening sections of Habib `Abd al-Rahman Balfaqih’s unique poem, al-Rashafat. By using the book and the poem, […]

Dhikr for the Month of Sha’ban – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

﷽ The blog is from Muwasala. Click here for original post. Sayyidi al-Habib Umar bin Hafīz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) said: We would like our brethren to make the following dhikr in Sha`bān, 4000 times if possible: لا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ إِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنْ الْظَّالِمِين La ilaha illa anta […]

Reflection on Isra’ (Night Journey) and Mi’raj (Ascension) – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

This article is sourced from Muwasala: Click here for original post Every created thing longed to have its portion of Allah’s Beloved (Peace be upon him). It was not until he (Peace be upon him) made his Mi’raj that the heavens got their portion of him. — Al-Habib- Abdul Qadir Al Saggaf [Importance of Isra’ and […]

Lesson on the Secrets of Seeking Repentance – Habib Umar – Interpreter’s Path

Originally posted here, with thanks. What follows are extracts selected from a talk given by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) on the topic of seeking forgiveness from Allah in the month of Rajab and some of the secrets therein. There are some additions for extra clarity. The […]