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September, 2018

  • 29 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Five

    According to some narrations, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) gave Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) a detailed account of what had transpired. She responded, “By Allah! Accept glad tidings! Allah Ta‘ala will never deal with you with anything but goodness. Accept the position which Allah Ta‘ala has conferred upon you for it …

  • 27 September

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twenty Four

    Hayaa (continued) Hazrat Hasan Basri (rahimahullah) once mentioned the following regarding the extremely high level of hayaa which Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) possessed, “He would be in his home, and the door would be locked, yet he would not remove his clothing entirely at the time of bathing (i.e. he …

  • 27 September

    Azkaar after Salaah-12

    One should recite the following Duaa after salaah اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي خَطَئِي وَعَمْدِي، اللَّهُمَّ اهْدِنِي لِصَالِحِ الْأَعْمَالِ وَالْأَخْلَاقِ ; إِنَّهُ لَا يَهْدِي لِصَالِحِهَا وَلَا يَصْرِفُ سَيِّئَهَا إِلَّا أَنْتَ O Allah, forgive me for my sins which I had committed mistakenly and intentionally. O Allah, guide me towards (carrying out) good …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Four

    When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) returned home, he informed Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) of what transpired. He also mentioned that he feared losing his life. Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) consoled him saying, “Glad tidings to you! Do not fear! By Allah! He will never disgrace you. You maintain family ties, …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Three

    If Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) received divine revelation whilst mounted upon a camel, the camel would be forced to sit due to the weight of the wahi. Hazrat Zaid bin Thaabit (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates, “On one occasion, the blessed thigh of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was on my thigh when …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Two

    Thereafter, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) returned home trembling in anxiety. The moment he entered, he requested Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) to cover him in a blanket. When his anxiety and agitation subsided, he related the entire incident to Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) saying, “I feared that I would lose my …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part One

    When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) reached forty and entered the cave of Hira, as per his blessed habit, an angel suddenly entered the cave and greeted him with salaam. The angel then said, “Read!” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) replied, “I am unable to read.” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) recounts, “Upon …

  • 27 September

    Pondering over the Hereafter

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In contemporary times people become obsessed with some hobby or past time. Some get into sport, others into politics and the list goes on. Their obsession becomes such that whenever they get a chance then this is their topic of discussion. As believers …

  • 26 September

    Formula for Forgiveness of Sins and Earning Lofty Ranks

    عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال ألا أدلكم على ما يمحو الله به الخطايا ويرفع به الدرجات ؟ قالوا بلى يا رسول الله قال إسباغ الوضوء على المكاره وكثرة الخطا إلى المساجد وانتظار الصلاة بعد الصلاة فذلكم الرباط فذلكم الرباط فذلكم …

  • 25 September

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 13

    1. If one does not live near his asaatiza (teachers) and elders, then too he should maintain contact with them by phoning them and occasionally taking out the time to visit them. In this manner, he will be able to keep a good relationship with them and continue to benefit …