August, 2018

  • 2 August

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nineteen

    Equipping the Expedition of Tabook Hazrat ‘Abdur Rahmaan bin Khabbaab (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates the following: I was present when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was encouraging the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) to equip the army and contribute towards the expedition of Tabook. On that occasion, Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) stood and said, …

  • 2 August

    Azkaar after Salaah-9

    One should recite the following duaa after salaah: رَبِّ قِنِي عَذَابَكَ يَوْمَ تَبْعَثُ (أَوْ تَجْمَعُ) عِبَادَكَ O my Rabb, save me from Your punishment on the day You resurrect (or gather) Your servants عن البراء رضي الله عنه قال: كنا إذا صلينا خلف رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، أحببنا …

  • 2 August

    Divine Aversion to Pagan Customs – Part One

    It is reported from Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was once asked, “Did you ever worship an idol?” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) replied in the negative. He was then asked, “Did you consume wine?” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) again replied in the negative and remarked, “I …

  • 2 August

    The Renovation of the Ka‘bah and Arbitration of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) – Part Seven

    The following morning, when all the people reached the Haram, they saw that the first person to enter the Haram was none other than Muhammed, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The moment they caught sight of him, with one voice they spontaneously proclaimed: هذا محمد الأمين رضينا هذا محمد الأمين This …

  • 2 August

    The Renovation of the Ka‘bah and Arbitration of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) – Part Six

    Following the allocation that had been made previously, each tribe individually gathered stones and began to build their section of the Ka‘bah. When the reconstruction was complete and it was time to insert the Hajr-e-Aswad (black stone) into its place, then a great dispute arose. Swords were unsheathed and people …

  • 2 August

    The Renovation of the Ka‘bah and Arbitration of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) – Part Five

    The next morning, Waleed was safe and sound. He thus took a shovel and proceeded to the Haram. People understood that Allah Ta‘ala approved of their action (of reconstructing the Ka‘bah) and thus everybody’s courage increased. Hence, they all gathered and worked together, with their hearts and souls, to accomplish …

  • 2 August

    The Renovation of the Ka‘bah and Arbitration of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) – Part Four

    After these initial stages of preparation, when it was time to demolish the original structure, nobody had the courage to stand and break down the house of Allah. Eventually, Waleed bin Mugheerah, took a shovel, stood and proclaimed before Allah Ta‘ala: اللهم لا نريد الا الخير O Allah! Our intentions …

  • 1 August

    Reality of Sins

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When embarking on a sin, don’t think whether this is a major or minor sin. Rather look at who you are disobeying. The sin may be small but by committing it we are displeasing Allah Ta‘ala who is the greatest of all beings.

July, 2018

  • 31 July

    Carrying out Qurbaani and Joining Family Ties

    عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم في يوم أضحى ما عمل آدمي في هذا اليوم أفضل من دم يهراق إلا أن يكون رحما توصل رواه الطبراني في الكبير (الترغيب والترهيب 2/99) Hazrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi …

  • 31 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 10

    1. If your seniors reprimand you for some mistake which you did not commit, then remain silent and accept their correction. Later on, when the time is right, you may respectfully explain yourself. 2. When walking with your seniors, then let them walk ahead of you.