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October, 2018

  • 4 October

    The Fog and Mist of the Heart

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Our whole effort is to get connected with Allah Ta‘ala. However, at times, there are obstructions that come on our path and a type of fog and mist settles on the heart. An easy way to remove this is to make istighfaar twenty …

  • 3 October

    An Exclusive Honour for the Ummah of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

    عن أبى هريرة رضى الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم خرج الى المقبرة فقال السلام عليكم دار قوم مؤمنين وإنا إن شاء الله بكم لاحقون وددت أنى قد رأيت إخواننا قالوا يا رسول الله ألسنا إخوانك قال بل انتم أصحابى و إخوانى الذين لم يأتوا بعد …

  • 2 October

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 14

    1. If one’s elders are engaged in some ibaadat or work and one wishes to speak to them or discuss some matter with them, one should wait for them to complete whatever they are engaged in. When waiting for them, one should wait at a slight distance so that they …

  • 1 October

    The Love of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) for the Ahl-e-Bayt

    The Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) enjoyed the greatest relationship of brotherhood of Islam among themselves. The deep-rooted love, affection and concern that each had for the other was unprecedented in the annals of Islam. Over and above this relationship, the relationship that the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) had with the Ahl-e-Bayt was …

September, 2018

  • 29 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Six

    Subsequent to going to Waraqah bin Nawfal alone, Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) took Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) with her to see him. She addressed Waraqah saying, “O my cousin! Why don’t you hear what happened to your nephew (in his own words)?” Waraqah then addressed Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) saying, …

  • 29 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Five

    According to some narrations, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) gave Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) a detailed account of what had transpired. She responded, “By Allah! Accept glad tidings! Allah Ta‘ala will never deal with you with anything but goodness. Accept the position which Allah Ta‘ala has conferred upon you for it …

  • 27 September

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twenty Four

    Hayaa (continued) Hazrat Hasan Basri (rahimahullah) once mentioned the following regarding the extremely high level of hayaa which Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) possessed, “He would be in his home, and the door would be locked, yet he would not remove his clothing entirely at the time of bathing (i.e. he …

  • 27 September

    Azkaar after Salaah-12

    One should recite the following Duaa after salaah اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي خَطَئِي وَعَمْدِي، اللَّهُمَّ اهْدِنِي لِصَالِحِ الْأَعْمَالِ وَالْأَخْلَاقِ ; إِنَّهُ لَا يَهْدِي لِصَالِحِهَا وَلَا يَصْرِفُ سَيِّئَهَا إِلَّا أَنْتَ O Allah, forgive me for my sins which I had committed mistakenly and intentionally. O Allah, guide me towards (carrying out) good …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Four

    When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) returned home, he informed Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) of what transpired. He also mentioned that he feared losing his life. Hazrat Khadijah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) consoled him saying, “Glad tidings to you! Do not fear! By Allah! He will never disgrace you. You maintain family ties, …

  • 27 September

    The Sunrise of Prophethood on Mt Faaraan – Part Three

    If Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) received divine revelation whilst mounted upon a camel, the camel would be forced to sit due to the weight of the wahi. Hazrat Zaid bin Thaabit (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates, “On one occasion, the blessed thigh of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was on my thigh when …