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The Danger of Engaging in Idle Conversation

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: It is extremely unfortunate for a person’s time to be wasted in idleness, without him gaining anything. If one does not have any work to attend to, then he should at least engage himself in the chores of the home. In carrying out the chores of […]

Receiving Reward for Good Intentions

إنما الأعمال بالنيات إلخ (The acceptance of) all actions are based on the intentions (with which the actions were carried out). Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once quoted the above Hadith and thereafter explained: Whatever good deeds you carry out, do them with the sole intention of pleasing Allah Ta’ala. If a person […]

Zakaat Audio Q&A (Part 1)

Question: Upon whom is Zakaat compulsory? Speaker: Ml. Ebrahim Salajee Duration: 00:05:16 Format: mp3 Size: 1.6 MB Download

The Good and Evil Caused through the Tongue

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Insaan (the human being) is distinguished from all the other creations of Allah Ta’ala by his tongue (the various forms of communication that lead to progress or retrogress). Hence, he should ensure that he utilizes this tongue in only good and righteousness. However, it sometimes happens that […]

Who should we get our Daughter Married to?

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: Nowadays, many youngsters read and study un-Islamic literature in the English language. Many things found in these un-Islamic English books and magazines are contrary to the Islamic beliefs and teachings. Many youngsters do not possess Deeni knowledge and understanding and therefore when they come across these un-Islamic […]