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April, 2018

  • 14 April

    The First Journey to Syria – Part Two

    Hazrat Abu Musa Ash‘ari (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Abu Taalib once travelled with some seniors of the Quraish to Syria. A Christian monk was living in the area where they had halted. They had passed this monk on numerous occasions previously, but he never showed any interest in them. On …

  • 14 April

    Reciting Aayatul Kursi after Salaah -2

    One should recite Aayatul Kursi after every Fardh salaah وعن الحسن بن علي قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: من قرأ آية الكرسي في دبر الصلاة المكتوبة كان في ذمة الله إلى الصلاة الأخرى.رواه الطبراني في الكبير وإسناده حسن (مجمع الزوائد رقم 2892) Hazrat Hasan bin Ali (Radhiyallahu …

  • 14 April

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twelve

    Hijrah to Madinah Munawwarah: Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and his respected family, Hazrat Ruqayyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), eventually returned to Makkah Mukarramah from Abyssinia. They thereafter performed Hijrah to Madinah Munawwarah. When Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) arrived in Madinah Munawwarah with his respected family, he was hosted by Hazrat Aws bin …

  • 12 April

    Being Happy with One’s Condition

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One should not pursue those things that are impossible or normally don’t happen. For example, one of us desires to become the king of Saudi Arabia. Although it is possible but it normally does not happen. Such a person will always remain in …

  • 11 April

    The First Journey to Syria and Encountering the Monk Baheeraa

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was twelve years old when Abu Taalib decided to travel to Syria with a trade caravan of the Quraish. Considering the difficulties encountered in travelling, Abu Taalib did not intend to take Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) with him. However, at the time of departure, he noticed …

  • 11 April

    In the Care of Abu Taalib

    After the demise of ‘Abdul Muttalib, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was taken into the custody of his uncle, Abu Taalib. Abu Taalib loved Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) more than his own children, and cared for him with this compassion and love until the end of his life. Hence, he had …

  • 11 April

    The Harm of Constantly Arguing

    عن ابْن عَبَّاس رَضِي الله عَنْهُمَا أَن رَسُول الله صلى الله عَلَيْهِ وَسلم قَالَ كفى بك إِثْمًا أَن لَا تزَال مخاصما رَوَاهُ التّرمذي وَقَالَ حَدِيث غَرِيب (الترغيب والترهيب 1/183) Hazrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “It is sufficient to cause you to become sinful …

  • 10 April

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 4

    1. When any elder comes to greet you and make musaafaha with you while you are seated, then out of respect you should stand up to greet them. Do not greet them and make musaafaha with them while you are seated.

  • 7 April

    The Death of ‘Abdul Muttalib

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) remained in the care of his paternal grandfather, ‘Abdul Muttalib, for a period of two years. When he turned eight, ‘Abdul Muttalib also bid this world farewell. Based on the different views, ‘Abdul Muttalib passed away at the age of either eighty two, eighty five, ninety …

  • 7 April

    In the Care of ‘Abdul Muttalib – Part Two

    The father of Kindeer bin Sa‘eed says: During the era of ignorance, before the advent of Islam, I once came to Makkah to perform Haj. I saw a person making Tawaaf of the Ka’bah whilst uttering the following couplet: رُدَّ إِلَيَّ رَاكِبِيْ مُحَمَّدًا       يَا رَبِّ رُدَّهُ وَاصْطَنِعْ …