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March, 2019

  • 4 March

    The practice of joint waleemahs

    Q: In today’s times, we find the practice of a joint waleemah prevalent where the expenses of the waleemah are shared between the boy’s and girl’s party. Is this a Sunnah practice? In the Hadith of Tirmizi Shareef, it is mentioned that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) married Hazrat Safiyyah (Radhiyallahu Anha) …

November, 2018

  • 26 November

    The Greatest of Allah Ta’ala’s Creation

    At the break of dawn on Monday the 8th of Rabi-­ul-­Awwal, corresponding to April 570 A.D., in the Holy City of Makkah Mukarramah, in the house of Abu Taalib, the greatest of mankind, the leader of the progeny of Hazrat Aadam (‘alaihis salaam), Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was …

  • 24 November

    Should Women be Prevented from Attending the Congregational and Eid Salaah?

    Q: Why do the Ulamaa prevent women from attending the congregational salaah in the musjid or from attending the eid salaah, whereas it is recorded in the Ahaadith that in the era of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) the Sahaabiyyaat (radhiyallahu ‘anhunna) would attend the congregational salaah in the musjid? A: Firstly we must understand that Deen …

October, 2018

  • 8 October

    Acquiring Deeni Knowledge

    The purpose for acquiring Islamic knowledge The purpose for acquiring Islamic knowledge is in order for one to find the correct path to reach Allah Ta‘ala. Knowledge in itself is not the goal; rather it is a medium that leads one to the goal. The goal is to practise the …

September, 2018

  • 21 September

    Hajj and Umrah

    In the Mubaarak Hadith, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) has resembled the Deen of Islam to a canopy which is supported on five pillars. The centre and main supporting pillar is the Shahaadah, while the remaining four pillars are Salaah, Zakaat, Fasting and Hajj. From the five pillars, the last pillar …

  • 20 September

    Kindness in Islam

    Allah Ta‘ala has sent Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) with Islam, the complete and perfect code of life. The prophethood of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) is universal and thus extends to all nations, through all eras, until the day of Qiyaamah. Hence, the religion of Islam is a universal religion that …

  • 18 September

    The Burning Desire of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    After Imaan, the most fundamental and important pillar of Islam is Salaah. The importance of Salaah is so great that it can never be over-emphasised. Due to Salaah holding such a lofty and esteemed position in Deen, Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) strove throughout his mubaarak life to establish Salaah in …

June, 2018

  • 19 June

    The Auspicious Month of Ramadhaan

    Ramadhaan is a month of immense blessing and mercy and is among the greatest bounties of Allah Ta’ala upon this Ummah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) fervently explained the greatness of this month and the countless blessings which it brings. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said: “Had my Ummah only known the …

April, 2018

  • 16 April

    Love for the Mubaarak Sunnah of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    عن أنس بن مالك قال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يا بني إن قدرت أن تصبح وتمسي وليس في قلبك غش لأحد فافعل ثم قال لي يا بني وذلك من سنتي ومن أحيا سنتي فقد أحبني ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة (سنن الترمذي #2678) Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu …

February, 2018

  • 19 February

    The Importance of Reciting Bismillah

    بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّ‌حْمـٰنِ الرَّ‌حِيمِ In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, most Merciful. To commence any important task with Bismillah is a salient feature of Islam and a Mubaarak Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: كل أمر ذي بال لم يبدأ فيه ببسم الله …