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Hubb-ud-Dunya (Love for the World)

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Among the weaknesses of man is ‘hubb-ud-dunya’ which is regarded as the root of all sins. However, we need to understand what ‘hubb-ud-dunya’ is. Hazrat Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) had made this du‘aa: رَبِّ اجْعَلْ هذَا الْبَلَدَ  اٰمِنًا O my Lord! Make this town (of Makkah Mukarramah) safe Seeking […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 18

This entry is part 19 of 20 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. If one promises to convey the salaam of a person to someone else, it becomes waajib on him to fulfil the promise and convey the salaam. 2. One should not make salaam to non mahrams. If a non mahram woman makes salaam to a man, then if she is an old woman, regarding whom […]

Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fourteen

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Life of Hadhrat Sa’d bin abi Waqqaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

Caution in Narrating Hadith There are many Ahaadith narrated from Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). However, whenever he narrated Ahaadith, he exercised a lot of caution, out of fear that he should not wrongfully attribute anything to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The following incidents illustrate the deep caution that Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would exercise: Hazrat […]

Duaa when entering the Musjid – 2

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Duaas when Entering the Musjid

It is sunnah to recite the following Duaa when entering the Musjid: السَّلاَمُ عَلَى رَسُولِ اللهِ اَلَّلهُمَّ افْتَح لِي أَبْوَابَ رَحْمَتِكَ May peace descend upon Hazrat Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). O Allah, open the doors of Your mercy for me. عن عبد الملك بن سعيد بن سويد قال سمعت أبا حميد أو أبا أسيد الأنصارى […]

Allah Ta‘ala’s Assistance for those who Strive

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When a person has the true concern and strives to fulfil all that is outstanding, Allah Ta‘ala will assist him and will not forsake him. Allah Ta‘ala will take care of him, and not only him, but generations to follow. The assistance of Allah Ta‘ala will definitely be […]