April, 2018

  • 7 April

    The Splitting of the Chest – Part Two

    The splitting of the chest occurred four times in the mubaarak life of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The first occurred during his childhood when he was in the care of Hazrat Halimah (radhiyallahu ‘anha). He was four years old at the time. He was on the grazing-field when two angels, …

  • 7 April

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eleven

    The First Muslim to Perform Hijrah with his Family (continued): When Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) intended performing Hijrah to Abyssinia, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said to him, “Take Hazrat Ruqayyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) with you. I feel that each of you will support and encourage the other to persevere.” After a …

  • 7 April

    Reciting Aayatul Kursi after Salaah -1

    One should recite Aayatul Kursi after every Fardh salaah عن أبي أمامة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم من قرأ آية الكرسي دبر كل صلاة لم يمنعه من دخول الجنة إلا أن يموت  رواه النسائي والطبراني بأسانيد أحدها صحيح  وقال شيخنا أبو الحسن هو …

  • 5 April

    The Splitting of the Chest – Part One

    Once, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was out grazing goats in the jungle with his milk-brothers when one of his milk-brothers came running. He said, “Two men dressed in white clothing laid our Qurayshi brother on the ground and slit open his blessed chest. They are now stitching him.” On hearing …

  • 5 April

    Hazrat Halimah Sa’diyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) – Part Three

    It was now time for the caravan to depart. All the travelers of the caravan mounted their conveyances and set out. Hazrat Halimah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) also mounted her conveyance with this blessed infant. Her thin camel, which would previously be whipped to spur it forward, was now moving with extreme …

  • 5 April

    Importance of Ta’leem in the Homes

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Our pious elders would normally encourage that ta’leem be conducted at home. However, in this time and age with the type of environment we are exposed to, it has become almost farz (necessary) to do ta’leem daily at home. The ta’leem should be …

  • 4 April

    A Cause of Forgetting Knowledge

    وعن عبد الله بن مسعود رضي الله عنه قال إني لأحسب الرجل ينسى العلم كما تعلمه للخطيئة يعملها رواه الطبراني موقوفا من رواية القاسم بن عبد الرحمن بن عبد الله عن جده عبد الله ولم يسمع منه ورواته ثقات (الترغيب والترهيب 1/176) Hazrat Abdullah bin Mas’ood (Radhiyallahu Anhu) says: “I …

  • 3 April

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 3

    1. Do not call your elders by nicknames. 2. When speaking about your parents, ustaads, elders etc., refer to them in a respectful manner.

  • 2 April

    The Compassion of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) towards the Orphans

    عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن النبي  صلى الله عليه وسلم قال خير بيت في المسلمين بيت فيه يتيم يحسن إليه وشر بيت في المسلمين بيت فيه يتيم يساء إليه (سنن ابن ماجه رقم 3679) Hazrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasululah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The best …

  • 1 April

    Hazrat Halimah Sa’diyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) – Part Two

    Every single one of us women was offered to take Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) with her, but the moment she discovered that he was an orphan, she would refuse, as she would think to herself, “What remuneration can one expect for raising and caring for a child who does not …