October, 2017

  • 10 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 14

    1. If one enters a gathering wherein a talk or discussion of Deen is taking place, one should not make salaam as this disturbs the speaker as well as the gathering.

  • 8 October

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

    Archery (continued): Hazrat ‘Aamir (rahimahullah), the son of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), narrates the following from Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): During the Battle of Khandaq (the Battle of the Trench), there was a disbeliever carrying a shield. He would use the shield to cover his face, and he would thereafter …

  • 7 October

    Duaa When Leaving Home – 2

    When leaving the home, one should raise his gaze to the sky and recite the following duaa اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّى أَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أَضِلَّ أَوْ أُضَلَّ أَوْ أَزِلَّ أَوْ أُزَلَّ أَوْ أَظْلِمَ أَوْ أُظْلَمَ أَوْ أَجْهَلَ أَوْ يُجْهَلَ عَلَىّ O Allah I seek refuge in You that I be misguided or …

  • 5 October

    Respecting the Means

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The favours that we enjoy (irrespective of what type of a favour it may be) come to us via some means. Hence, it is necessary that we respect and honour the means through which we gain the favour. This is what Allah Ta‘ala …

  • 4 October

    Seeking Protection from a Time when the Ulama will not be Followed

    وعن سهل بن سعد الساعدي أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال اللهم لا يدركني زمان أو قال لا تدركوا زمانا لا يتبع فيه العليم ولا يستحيى فيه من الحليم قلوبهم قلوب الأعاجم وألسنتهم ألسنة العرب رواه أحمد وفي إسناده ابن لهيعة (الترغيب والترهيب 1/151) Hazrat Sahl bin …

  • 3 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 13

    1. It is not correct to write the salaam in an abbreviated form (e.g. slmz, salaams etc.). This is not in keeping with the respect of the salaam. If the salaam was written in an abbreviated form (e.g. slmz, salaams etc.), it is not waajib to reply to such a …

September, 2017

  • 30 September

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

    Archery: Hazrat Sa‘eed bin Musayyib (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was an excellent archer.” (Taareekh-ul-Islam 4/216) Imaam Zuhri (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “During the Battle of Uhud, Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) killed three disbelievers with the same arrow that was fired at him three times. The disbelievers had initially fired …

  • 30 September

    Duaa When Leaving Home – 1

    One should recite the following duaa when leaving the home بِسْمِ اللَّهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللَّهِ لاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ In the name of Allah Ta’ala I place my complete reliance and trust upon Allah. There is no ability to do any good and no power to restrain from …

  • 27 September

    A life of Da’wat and Sincerity in all Works

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: A Muslim’s entire life is a da’wat (invitation). This is not restricted to any situation; instead every action of his should be a da’wat. Just as there are conditions for all other ‘ibaadaat and acts of worship, likewise there are conditions for inviting …

  • 27 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 9

    1.  One should not make duaa for anything that is impermissible. عن أبي سعيد الخدري أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : ما من مسلم يدعو بدعوة ليس فيها إثم ولا قطيعة رحم إلا أعطاه الله بها إحدى ثلاث : إما أن يعجل له دعوته وإما أن يدخرها له …