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December, 2018

  • 12 December

    Making Miswaak before Proceeding for Salaah

    وعن زيد بن خالد الجهني رضي الله عنه قال ما كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يخرج من بيته لشيء من الصلاة حتى يستاك رواه الطبراني بإسناد لا بأس به (الترغيب والترهيب 1/228) Hazrat Zaid bin Khaalid Al-Juhani (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports: “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) would not leave his …

  • 11 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 10

    1. If a person has made an offer to purchase and the seller is inclined to concluding the deal, then it is impermissible for anyone else to make an offer over the offer of the purchaser. This has been prohibited in the Hadith. However, if the seller is not inclined …

  • 9 December

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

    The aunt of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Su‘daa, recited the following poetry when he married the respected daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), Hazrat Ruqayyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha): هدى الله عثمان الصيفي بقوله      فأرشده والله يهدي إلى الحق فتابع بالرأي السديد محمدا      وكان ابن أروى لا يصد …

  • 8 December

    Duaa to Recite when Forgetting to Say Bismillah before Eating

    If one forgets to say bismillah before eating, one should recite the following duaa when one remembers: بِسْمِ اللهِ أَوَّلَهُ وَآخِرَهُ (I commence) with the name of Allah Ta’ala at the beginning and the end. عن عائشة رضي الله عنها، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إذا أكل …

  • 5 December

    Securing your Rewards

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We all wish to secure our rewards that are earned through ‘ibaadat. Hence, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) in a lengthy hadeeth explained to the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) that the manner in which one would secure and preserve his rewards will be through the …

  • 5 December

    Four actions from the Sunnats of all Ambiyaa

    عن أبي أيوب رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أربع من سنن المرسلين الحياء والتعطر والسواك والنكاح (الترمذي رقم 1080) Hazrat Abu Ayyub Ansaari (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Four actions are from the sunnats of all the Ambiyaa, hayaa (modesty), …

  • 4 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 9

    1. The price of the sale item must be mutually agreed upon at the time of the sale. 2. When the sale is a credit sale, it is compulsory upon both parties to mutually agree upon the date of payment e.g. 30 days from the day of the sale. If …

  • 2 December

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Thirty Three

    During the khilaafat of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Huzaifah bin Yamaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was sent with the people of Iraq and Shaam to wage jihaad in Armenia and Azerbaijan. While in those lands, Hazrat Huzaifah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) noticed that the people were disputing with one another in regard to …

  • 1 December

    Reciting the Duaa before Eating

    One should recite the following duaa before eating بِسْمِ اللهِ وَبَرَكَةِ اللهِ In the name of Allah Ta’ala, and with the blessings of Allah Ta’ala. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وأبا بكر وعمر رضي الله عنهما أتوا بيت أبي أيوب فلما أكلوا وشبعوا …

November, 2018

  • 29 November

    Zikr – the Greatest Asset

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Zikr is the greatest thing as mentioned in the Quraan Shareef: “Indeed the remembrance of Allah Ta‘ala is the greatest.” All our efforts are simply to achieve this zikr (the remembrance of Allah Ta‘ala at all times and in all conditions). The hadeeth …