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July, 2018

  • 28 July

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eighteen

    Reciting the Entire Qur’aan Majeed in One Rakaat Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Abdir Rahmaan (rahimahullah) narrates the following: I once stood behind the Maqaam-e-Ebrahim performing salaah, and it was my intention that no person will surpass me in performing salaah at the Maqaam-e-Ebrahim that night. While I was there, I suddenly …

  • 28 July

    Azkaar after Salaah-8

    One should recite the following duaa after salaah: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الجُبْنِ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أُرَدَّ إِلَى أَرْذَلِ العُمُرِ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ فِتْنَةِ الدُّنْيَا، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ عَذَابِ القَبْرِ O Allah, I seek protection in You from cowardice, and I seek protection in You from being returned to …

  • 25 July

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

    In order to avoid any person being deprived of the noble task of reconstructing the Ka‘bah, the reconstruction was distributed among the various clans. Hence, each portion of the Ka‘bah was assigned to a different clan. The portion near the door was assigned to the Banu ‘Abd-e-Manaaf and the Banu …

  • 25 July

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

    The third reconstruction of the Ka‘bah occurred five years before the prophethood of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) when he was thirty-five years old. On this occasion, it was the Quraish who reconstructed the Ka‘bah. The original structure erected by Nabi Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) was roofless and the walls were not …

  • 25 July

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

    From the beginning of the world until this present era, the Ka‘bah was reconstructed five times. Initially, it was constructed by Hazrat Aadam (‘alaihis salaam). Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Allah Ta‘ala sent Hazrat Jibraa’eel (‘alaihis salaam) to command Hazrat …

  • 25 July

    Marriage to Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) – Part Three

    At the time of his blessed nikaah to Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was twenty-five years old whilst Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was forty. The mahr (dowry) was fixed at twenty camels. However, according to Seerat Ibn Hishaam and Hafiz Abu Bishr Dawlaami (rahimahullah), the stipulated mahr …

  • 25 July

    Worrying of our Own Selves

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The hadeeth teaches us to focus on our own wrongs and not to blame others. On the contrary, the Western attitude trains us to throw the blame onto others and always find an escape route for ourselves. Sometimes we are made to suffer …

  • 24 July

    Reward for Every Strand of Hair on the Animal

    عن زيد بن أرقم رضي الله عنه قال قال أصحاب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : يا رسول الله ما هذه الأضاحي؟ قال : سنة أبيكم إبراهيم عليه السلام. قالوا : فما لنا فيها يا رسول الله ؟ قال : بكل شعرة حسنة . قالوا : فالصوف يا رسول …

  • 24 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 9

    1. One should not address his seniors from a distance by shouting out to them if he needs to enquire regarding anything. Rather, he should respectfully go up to them and then address them. 2. Do not wait for your seniors to ask you to fulfil some service which is …

  • 23 July

    The Difference between the Ahl-us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa‘ah and the Shias Regarding the Qur’aan

    The distinguishing characteristic of Islam, compared to all other religions of the past, is the aspect of authenticity and reliability. Every detail of Islam has been accurately and precisely preserved from the very inception of wahi (revelation) up to this day. Fourteen centuries have passed, yet the Holy Qur’aan has …