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February, 2018

  • 20 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Bereaved – Part 6

    1. Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) comforted the bereaved in the following manner: إِنَّ لِلَّهِ مَا أَخَذَ وَلَهُ مَا أَعْطَى وَكُلٌّ إِلَى أَجَلٍ مُسَمًّى فَلْتَصْبِرْ وَلْتَحْتَسِبْ To Allah Ta’ala alone belongs that which He takes, and to Him alone belongs that which He gives. Everything is until an appointed time (after …

  • 17 February

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

    Islam: ‘Amr bin ‘Uthmaan (rahimahullah) narrates that Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had mentioned the following when explaining to them the manner in which he accepted Islam: I was a man whom many women were interested in marrying. One night, I was in the courtyard of the Ka‘bah Shareef, seated among …

  • 17 February

    Duaa after Azaan to Remove Difficulties

    If a person is in difficulty or hardship, he should reply to the words of the azaan, and thereafter recite the following Duaa. After completing the Duaa, he should beg Allah Ta’ala to ease his difficulty and hardship: اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّ هَذِهِ الدَّعْوَةِ الصَّادِقَةِ الْمُسْتَجَابَةِ الْمُسْتَجَابِ لَهَا دَعْوَةِ الْحَقِّ، وَكَلِمَةِ التَّقْوَى، …

  • 15 February

    Imaan – The Recipe to Happiness and Joy

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: All acts of ‘ibaadat are branches of Imaan. Without Imaan, there is no reward for any act irrespective of the quantity. Among these ‘ibaadaat are those whose rewards are recurring. For example, the growing of a beard. For as long as a person …

  • 15 February

    Duaa for Protection from Knowledge that Does Not Benefit

    عن زيد بن أرقم رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم كان يقول اللهم إني أعوذ بك من علم لا ينفع ومن قلب لا يخشع ومن نفس لا تشبع ومن دعوة لا يستجاب لها  رواه مسلم والترمذي والنسائي وهو قطعة من حديث (الترغيب والترهيب 1/167) Hazrat …

  • 15 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Bereaved – Part 5

    1. It is makrooh for a person to make ta’ziyat for a second time when he has already made it before. 2. It is preferable to make ta’ziyat after the burial. However, it is permissible to make ta’ziyat before the burial. 3. If a person cannot present himself for ta’ziyat …

  • 10 February

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

    Physical Description: Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was neither too tall nor too short (i.e. he was of moderate height), and was blessed with a handsome face. His beard was large and he had a fair, wheat-colored complexion. He was large-jointed and broad-shouldered. He would dye his hair yellow. (Siyar A’laam …

  • 10 February

    Zakaat Audio Q&A (Part 13)

    Question: 1. If a person purchases raw material with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, then will zakaat be waajib on such raw material or not? 2. Is zakaat waajib upon the medication which a doctor keeps to administer and dispenses to his patients? Speaker: Ml. Ebrahim Salajee …

  • 10 February

    Discussing the Lives of our Akaabir

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: It is important for us to discuss the lives of our Akaabir. Through discussing the lives of our Akaabir, we will understand their nature and disposition and the manner in which they adhered to the sunnah. Otherwise, we will confine ourselves to the …

  • 10 February

    Wishing Well and Advising Each Other in the Knowledge of Deen

    وعن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما أن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال تناصحوا في العلم فإن خيانة أحدكم في علمه أشد من خيانته في ماله وإن الله مسائلكم رواه الطبراني في الكبير أيضا ورواته ثقات إلا أبا سعيد البقال واسمه سعيد بن المرزبان فيه خلاف يأتي (الترغيب والترهيب …