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Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajiun

With deep sorrow we announce the demise of Shafi un Nisa begum w/o Syed Ali Zahid Shah, who passed away Saturday July 26th, 2014 in Tustin, CA. She was the beloved mother of Hafeez, Riaz and their sisters (Ismat, Tasneem, Juby and Ruby). Hafeez and Riyaz are the prominent volunteers at Babul Ilm Islamic Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Details of burial:
Burial Date and Time: Sunday July 27, 2014 @ 11:30AM
Place: Wadi-us-Salaam, La Verne Cemetery, La Verne, CA
Address: 3201 B Street, La Verne, CA 91750

Majlis-e-Aza at Wadi-us-Salam
Dec 1st, 2013

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Recent Loss in our Community

July 26th, 2014 - Shafi un Nisa begum
May 23rd, 2014 - Marhoom Syed Hasan Shirazee
May 15th, 2014 - Marhooma Syeda Neelofur Noor Brady
Mar 17th, 2014 - Marhoom Agha Haidar Abbas
Mar 16th, 2014 - Marhooma Shamim Hussain

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Sayings of Nahj-ul-Balagha

O creatures of Allah! Fear Allah and anticipate your death by good actions. Purchase everlasting joy by paying transitory things - pleasures of this world. Get ready for the journey, for you are being driven, and prepare yourselves for death, since it is hovering over you. Be a people who wake up when called, and who know that this world is not their abode, and so have it changed (with the next). (Sermon 64)

If you could see that has been seen by those of you who have died, you would be puzzled and troubled. Then you would have listened and obeyed; but what they have seen is yet curtained off from you. (Sermon 20)

You have seen those who lived before you, amassed wealth, feared poverty and felt safe from its (evil) consequences, the longevity of desires and the (apparent) distance from death. How, then, death overtook them, turned them out of their homelands and took them out of their places of safety. They were borne on coffins, people were busy about them one after another, carrying them on their shoulders and supporting them with their hands. (Sermon 131)