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February, 2017

  • 22 February

    The Beautiful End of a Believer

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When a true believer draws near to his end, Allah Ta‘ala unveils the scenes of the hereafter to him and the dunya (world) now becomes worthless in his sight. He now longs to meet his beloved, Allah Ta‘ala. When Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) …

  • 21 February

    The legacy (inheritance) of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

    عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أنه مر بسوق المدينة فوقف عليها فقال يا أهل السوق ما أعجزكم قالوا وما ذاك يا أبا هريرة قال ذاك ميراث رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقسم وأنتم ها هنا ألا تذهبون فتأخذون نصيبكم منه قالوا وأين هو قال في المسجد فخرجوا …

  • 20 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 5

    1. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has mentioned in the mubaarak Hadith that one should comb his hair every second day. The reason for this teaching is so that a man does not make his purpose in life beautifying himself. However, it is also recorded in the Hadith that the one …

  • 18 February

    Duaa while Making Wudhu

    One should recite the following Duaa whilst making wudhu اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِى ذنْبِى وَوَسِّعْ لِى فِى دَارِى وَ بَارِكْ لِى فِى رِزْقِى O Allah! Forgive my sins, make my house spacious for me and grant me blessings in my sustenance. عن ابى موسى الاشعرى رضى الله عنه قال اتيت رسول …

  • 15 February

    Acquiring Closeness to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The more one sacrifices for deen and faces the challenges of the time, the closer one becomes to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). This was the case of ‘Umar bin ‘Abdul ‘Azeez (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) who stood up to the challenges of the time.   …

  • 14 February

    The Value of a single Faqeeh

    عن ابن عباس قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم فقيه واحد أشد على الشيطان من ألف عابد رواه الترمذي وابن ماجه والبيهقي من رواية روح بن جناح تفرد به عن مجاهد عنه (الترغيب والترهيب 1/133) Hadhrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: …

  • 13 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 4

    1. It is sunnah to grow the hair of the head (i.e. not shave off the hair of the head). However, if one is afraid that he will not be able to care of his hair, then he may shave his head. عن جابر قال أتانا رسول الله صلى الله …

  • 11 February

    Not Reciting Bismillah before Wudhu

    One who does not recite Bismillah before wudhu, he will not receive the full reward of his wudhu, though the wudhu will be valid. عن سعيد بن زيد رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: لا وضوء لمن لم يذكر اسم الله عليه. (ترمذي رقم 402) Hadhrat …

  • 9 February

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nine

    Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) of the Same Age Musa bin Talhah (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Talhah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) were all born in the same year. (Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa 3/28) Islam at the Hands of Hazrat Abu …

  • 8 February

    What is Tasawwuf?

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: People have strange ideas regarding tasawwuf. Some feel it is only about zikr while others feel it is about seeing some good dreams or having some good experience etc. However, the essence of tasawwuf is taqwa and ihsaan. Taqwa means to desist from …