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September, 2016

  • 24 September

    Performing Salaah after Seeing a Bad Dream

    Upon seeing a bad dream, one should make wudhu and engage in salaah عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: والرؤيا ثلاثة: فرؤيا الصالحة بشرى من الله، ورؤيا تحزين من الشيطان، ورؤيا مما يحدث المرء نفسه، فإن رأى أحدكم ما يكره فليقم فليصل، ولا …

  • 21 September

    Concentration in Zikr

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: A person making zikr does not always gain the concentration and presence of mind that he desires. Hence he thinks: “What is the benefit of such zikr?” and contemplates on abandoning it. This is purely a whisper from Shaytaan and one should not …

  • 21 September

    The Virtue of Acquiring Deeni Knowledge

    عن حذيفة بن اليمان رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم فضل العلم خير من فضل العبادة وخير دينكم الورع. رواه الطبراني في الأوسط والبزار بإسناد حسن (الترغيب والترهيب 1/118) Hazrat Huzaifah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The virtue of acquiring …

  • 20 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 15

    1. When one intends wearing any new clothing, then it is preferable that he wears it for the first time on a Friday. عن أنس رضي الله عنه قال كان رسول الله إذا استجد ثوبا لبسه يوم الجمعة (شرح السنة للبغوي، باب ما يقول إذا لبس جديدا) [1] Hadhrat Anas (Radhiyallahu …

  • 3 September

    Love and Obedience to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One can only reach Allah Ta‘ala through emulating Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) both inwardly and outwardly. We recognise the favours of our parents, wives etc. upon us, but we have failed to recognise the favours of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) upon us. He …

August, 2016

  • 27 August

    Duaa and Actions after Seeing a Bad Dream

    If one experiences a bad dream, one should recite the following duaa thrice, and one should change one’s sleeping position. One should not mention the dream to anybody. أَعُوذُ بِاللهِ مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيم   عن جابر رضي الله عنه عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قال إذا رأى …

  • 24 August

    Following the Pious Servants of Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In Surah Faatihah we ask for guidance to the straight path. But what is this path and how will that guidance come? This is explained in the next verse: صِرَاطَ ٱلَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ  “The path of those whom you have favoured” They have …

  • 24 August

    The Most Virtuous Ibaadah

    عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم أفضل العبادة الفقه وأفضل الدين الورع.  رواه الطبراني في معاجيمه الثلاثة وفي إسناده محمد بن أبي ليلى (الترغيب والترهيب 1/118) Hazrat Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The most …

  • 23 August

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 14

    1. When wearing any new clothing, one should recite the following Duaa اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ O Allah, for You alone is all praise. You have clothed me with this (new garment). I ask …

  • 20 August

    What to do Upon Seeing a Bad Dream

    If one experiences a bad dream then one should turn to the left and spit thrice When spitting he should emulate the action of one who is spitting, without any saliva leaving his mouth. This action is done in order to reject the thought that Shaytaan had put in one’s …