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March, 2018

  • 31 March

    Azkaar after Salaah-3

    One should recite the following duaa after salaah: لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ، لَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ، وَلَا نَعْبُدُ إِلَّا إِيَّاهُ، لَهُ النِّعْمَةُ وَلَهُ الْفَضْلُ، وَلَهُ الثَّنَاءُ الْحَسَنُ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ …

  • 29 March

    Names and Appellation of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): The name Muhammad originates from the root letters of “Hamd”. The word “Hamd” actually refers to extolling the praiseworthy character, excellent attributes and true virtues of a person, with love and honor. اللّٰهُمَّ صل على محمد وعلى آله وصحبه و بارك وسلم “O Allah! Shower Your special …

  • 29 March

    ‘Aqeeqah and Naming – Part Two

    While ‘Abdul Muttalib was considering the name Muhammad, due to the dream that he had seen, the mother of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) saw a pious dream in which she was informed that she was carrying the most saintly creation and the leader of all nations. According to one narration, …

  • 29 March

    ‘Aqeeqah and Naming – Part One

    On the seventh day after the birth of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), ‘Abdul Muttalib performed the ‘Aqeeqah and invited all the Quraish for this occasion. He then kept the child’s name Muhammad. On hearing this name, the Quraish asked, “O Abul Haarith! (This was the title of ‘Abdul Muttalib) Why …

  • 28 March

    The Effects of Company

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Among the most disastrous elements in this path of sulook is company. It is so detrimental that it can take one to the lowest of the low. Company and association is not restricted to just friends and people. It also refers to the …

  • 28 March

    The Fear of the Evil of a Hypocrite who is Knowledgeable in Speech

    وعن عمران بن حصين رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إن أخوف ما أخاف عليكم بعدي كل منافق عليم اللسان رواه الطبراني في الكبير والبزار ورواته محتج بهم في الصحيح ورواه أحمد من حديث عمر بن الخطاب (الترغيب والترهيب 1/175) Hazrat Imraan bin Husayn (Radhiyallahu …

  • 27 March

    The Collapse of Chosroes Palace and the Drying of Lake Saawah – Part Three

    ‘Abdul Maseeh returned to Chosroes and informed him of what had transpired. Upon hearing this, Chosroes exclaimed, “The elapse of fourteen kingdoms takes a period of time, but it does not take long for time to pass.” Ten out of the fourteen kingdoms ceased to exist in just four years …

  • 27 March

    The Collapse of Chosroes’ Palace and the Drying of Lake Saawah – Part Two

    Nu’maan bin Munzir promptly despatched a well travelled scholar by the name of ‘Abdul Maseeh Ghassaani to Chosroes. When ‘Abdul Maseeh Ghassaani appeared in the court, Chosroes asked, “Do you have any knowledge of whatever I wish to ask of you?” ‘Abdul Maseeh replied, “You may ask me your question. …

  • 27 March

    The Collapse of Chosroes’ Palace and the Drying of Lake Saawah – Part One

    On the night of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)’s birth, a tremor struck the palace of Chosroes causing all fourteen towers of the palace to collapse. The fire that had perpetually blazed in the Persian fire-temple for a thousand years was abruptly extinguished. Lake Saawah also unexpectedly dried up. Chosroes was …

  • 27 March

    The Auspicious Birth – Part Two

    It is reported on the authority of Ka’b Ahbaar (rahimahullah) that the previous scriptures describe the honoured personality of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) in the following words: محمد رسول اللّٰه مولده بمكة ومهاجره بيثرب وملكه بالشام “Muhammed, the Rasul of Allah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam); his birthplace will be Makkah Mukarramah …