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April, 2018

  • 1 April

    Hazrat Halimah Sa’diyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) – Part Two

    Every single one of us women was offered to take Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) with her, but the moment she discovered that he was an orphan, she would refuse, as she would think to herself, “What remuneration can one expect for raising and caring for a child who does not …

  • 1 April

    Hazrat Halimah Sa’diyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) – Part One

    After Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was fed by Hazrat Suwaibah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), he was next fed by Hazrat Halimah Sa’diyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha). It was customary among the Arabs for those who were noble to send their suckling infants out to the countryside so that they would be raised in the …

  • 1 April

    Hazrat Suwaibah (radhiyallahu ‘anha)

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was breastfed by his respected mother for approximately three or four days after he was born. Thereafter, he was suckled by Hazrat Suwaibah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the freed slave of his uncle, Abu Lahab. When Hazrat Suwaibah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) gave the glad tidings of Rasulullah’s (sallallahu ‘alaihi …

  • 1 April

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Ten

    The First Muslim to Perform Hijrah with his Family: Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had left for Abyssinia, performing Hijrah with his respected wife, Hazrat Ruqayyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the blessed daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). News of their condition was delayed, and hence Rasulullah …

March, 2018

  • 31 March

    Azkaar after Salaah-3

    One should recite the following duaa after salaah: لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ، لَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ، وَلَا نَعْبُدُ إِلَّا إِيَّاهُ، لَهُ النِّعْمَةُ وَلَهُ الْفَضْلُ، وَلَهُ الثَّنَاءُ الْحَسَنُ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ …

  • 29 March

    Names and Appellation of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): The name Muhammad originates from the root letters of “Hamd”. The word “Hamd” actually refers to extolling the praiseworthy character, excellent attributes and true virtues of a person, with love and honor. اللّٰهُمَّ صل على محمد وعلى آله وصحبه و بارك وسلم “O Allah! Shower Your special …

  • 29 March

    ‘Aqeeqah and Naming – Part Two

    While ‘Abdul Muttalib was considering the name Muhammad, due to the dream that he had seen, the mother of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) saw a pious dream in which she was informed that she was carrying the most saintly creation and the leader of all nations. According to one narration, …

  • 29 March

    ‘Aqeeqah and Naming – Part One

    On the seventh day after the birth of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), ‘Abdul Muttalib performed the ‘Aqeeqah and invited all the Quraish for this occasion. He then kept the child’s name Muhammad. On hearing this name, the Quraish asked, “O Abul Haarith! (This was the title of ‘Abdul Muttalib) Why …

  • 28 March

    The Effects of Company

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Among the most disastrous elements in this path of sulook is company. It is so detrimental that it can take one to the lowest of the low. Company and association is not restricted to just friends and people. It also refers to the …

  • 28 March

    The Fear of the Evil of a Hypocrite who is Knowledgeable in Speech

    وعن عمران بن حصين رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إن أخوف ما أخاف عليكم بعدي كل منافق عليم اللسان رواه الطبراني في الكبير والبزار ورواته محتج بهم في الصحيح ورواه أحمد من حديث عمر بن الخطاب (الترغيب والترهيب 1/175) Hazrat Imraan bin Husayn (Radhiyallahu …