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July, 2017

  • 11 July

    Remain in the Gatherings of Knowledge

    عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم إذا مررتم برياض الجنة فارتعوا قالوا يا رسول الله وما رياض الجنة قال مجالس العلم  رواه الطبراني في الكبير وفيه راو لم يسم (الترغيب والترهيب 1/146) Hadhrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu …

  • 11 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 4

    1. If one is greeted with salaam,  it is waajib for one to reply to the salaam. 2. When replying to the salaam, it is permissible for one to reply equally to the greeting received. However, if one increases the words in the greeting, it will be better and more …

  • 8 July

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

    Name: Hazrat Sa’d bin Abi Waqqaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Kunyah (agnomen): Abu Ishaaq (Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa vol 3 pg. 58) Father’s Name: Maalik bin Wuhaib bin ‘Abd Manaaf (Tabaqaat ibn Sa’d vol 3 pg. 101) Mother’s Name: Hamnah bint Sufyaan bin Umayyah bin ‘Abd Shams (Tabaqaat ibn Sa’d vol 3 pg. 101) Title: Faaris-ul-Islam (the Horseman of Islam) (Tahzeeb-ul-Kamaal …

  • 7 July

    Masnoon Surahs to be recited in Witr Salaah

    Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) would recite the following surahs in his witr salaah: Surah Aa’laa in the first rakaat; Surah Kaafiroon in the second rakaat; Surah Ikhlaas in the third rakaat. عن ابن عباس قال : كان ا لنبي صلى الله عليه و سلم يقرأ في الوتر ب )سبح اسم …

  • 5 July

    The Benchmark of Imaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Imaan is the foundation of a believer. When the foundation is firm, so too will be the structures erected upon it. There will always be a clash between the demands of imaan and the demands of people, the demands of occasions and gatherings …

  • 3 July

    Fabricating Lies and Attributing it to Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

    وعن المغيرة قال سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول إن كذبا علي ليس ككذب على أحد فمن كذب علي متعمدا فليتبوأ مقعده من النار رواه مسلم وغيره  (الترغيب والترهيب 1/146) Hadhrat Mugheerah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Indeed fabricating a lie and attributing …

  • 3 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 3

    1. When making salaam, one should make salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum.”  One may add to the words of the salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah ” or “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa barakaatuhu”. The more words one uses in the salaam causes the reward to increase. عن عمران …

June, 2017

  • 20 June

    Preserving the Blessings of Ramadhaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Just as water brings about life, so too do the blessings of Ramadhaan bring life to the soul. Once it is stored in the soul, fulfilling the orders of Allah Ta‘ala in the remaining months of the year become easy. It is preserved …

  • 8 June

    The Essence of I’tikaaf

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The purpose of I’tikaaf is to create mental seclusion with the Beloved (i.e. Allah Ta‘ala). This is the beginning of spiritual progress. The hadeeth says that before nubuwwat, seclusion was made beloved to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The mind has to be completely …

May, 2017

  • 8 May

    Resisting Temptations

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In this world, different types of temptations are put before us, such as women, wealth, peer pressure, etc. Allah Ta‘ala wants to see our loyalty to Him and our perseverance. This is the test of sabr and this is what Ramadhaan teaches us …