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The position of Fardh and Nafl in Islam

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The position of a fardh action is higher than that of a nafl action. In fact, the very purpose of a nafl action is to perfect the fardh action or to compensate for any weakness or shortcoming which entered the fardh during its performance. In essence, fardh […]

Surah Hadid

Tafseer of Surah Hadid by Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee Saheb Part 1 – Ayah 01 

Do not look down at the worker

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: How strange it is that people don’t look down upon a trader when he trades, yet they look down upon a worker who is engaged in his employment. Logic and justice both demand that if we do not look down upon the trader, we should similarly […]

Whose janaazah is this?

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: We should, at all times, remember that our life is coming to an end. We have also heard our elders say that a person should take stock of his life when going to sleep. He should ponder and reflect over the number of things he will […]

Etiquettes of the Night

عن جابر رضي الله عنه، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، قال:  إذا استجنح الليل، أو قال: جنح الليل، فكفوا صبيانكم  فإن الشياطين تنتشر حينئذ، فإذا ذهب ساعة من العشاء فخلوهم، وأغلق بابك واذكر اسم الله، وأطفئ مصباحك واذكر اسم الله، وأوك سقاءك واذكر اسم الله، وخمر إناءك واذكر اسم الله، ولو تعرض عليه شيئا (بخاري […]