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January, 2018

  • 27 January

    Hazrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part One

    Name: Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Birth: Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was born six years after ‘Aam-ul-Feel (the Year of the Elephants i.e. the year in which Abrahah tried to destroy the Ka‘bah Shareef with elephants). (Isaabah 4/377) Kunyah (Filial Title): Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was first given the kunyah …

  • 25 January

    The Indiscriminate Nature of Death

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Death is not fixed for any class or age of people. It comes indiscriminately; whether to the young or old, ailing or healthy, rich or poor. Man needs to prepare for this moment. This is a sign of his intelligence as is indicated …

  • 24 January

    The Punishment of being Bridled with Fire

    عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم من سئل عن علم فكتمه جاء يوم القيامة ملجما بلجام من نار ومن قال في القرآن بغير ما يعلم جاء يوم القيامة ملجما بلجام من نار (الترغيب والترهيب 1/164) Hazrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports …

  • 23 January

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Bereaved – Part 2

    1. It is desirable for the family and friends of the deceased to comfort the relatives of the deceased. However the laws of purdah should be maintained between men and women at the time of ta’ziyat. 2. When making ta’ziyat, one should ensure that he does not cause any inconvenience …

  • 18 January

    The Noor of the Heart and Commitment to the Sunnat

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: To gain visibility, one requires two types of lights: the light of the eyes and the external light of the sun or a lamp etc. Then only will one be able to clearly see what is before him. With the absence of any …

  • 17 January

    Concealing the Knowledge of Deen

    عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم من سئل عن علم فكتمه ألجم يوم القيامة بلجام من نار  رواه أبو داود والترمذي وحسنه وابن ماجه وابن حبان في صحيحه والبيهقي ورواه الحاكم بنحوه وقال صحيح على شرط الشيخين ولم يخرجاه وفي رواية …

  • 16 January

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Bereaved – Part 1

    1. Ta’ziat means sharing condolences with the bereaved and sympathizing with them over the loss of their near and dear one. This will be done by making dua for the deceased in the presence of the family. Similarly, this will be done by making dua for the family, that Allah …

  • 3 January

    Acknowledging the Favours of Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: It is the good fortune of man that he acknowledges the favours of Allah Ta‘ala. Whatever we have is from Allah Ta‘ala as He alone is the Controller and the Conferrer. But the moment a person begins to feel that he has acquired …

  • 3 January

    Invite Towards Good, Not Towards Evil

    عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال من دعا إلى هدى كان له من الأجر مثل أجور من تبعه لا ينقص ذلك من أجورهم شيئا ومن دعا إلى ضلالة كان عليه من الإثم مثل آثام من اتبعه لا ينقص ذلك من آثامهم …

  • 2 January

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 26

    1.One should not hasten in removing his hand after making musaafaha. Rather, one should allow the next person to remove his hand first. عن أنس بن مالك قال : كان النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم إذا استقبله الرجل فصافحه لا ينزع يده من يده حتى يكون الرجل الذي ينزع …