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June 2014

Sunnats and Aadaab of Ramadhaan – Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Ramadhaan

1. Ensure that you perform the twenty rakaat taraweeh salaah every night. The taraweeh salaah is an emphasised sunnah. In the era of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu), all the Sahaabah had consensus on performing twenty rakaat taraweeh. At least try to complete one khatam of the Qur’aan in the taraaweeh Salaah. عن أبي هريرة رضي […]

Bring about the correct Islamic ethos

Each person should work within his capacity to bring about the correct Islamic ethos. Others in other parts of the world are doing their jihaad, so we too should do our share of our jihaad. Our jihaad will be to stick to what is the Islamic ethos. There may be something that is permissible but […]

Showing Importance to Deeni Matters

A major problem nowadays is that we have taken our lifestyles from others and then we follow them in their culture and ways. What we need to do is to think that what Islam wants of us. Islam is wealthy and is not short of anything. It does not require any outside help. Whatever Nabi […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 11

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling)

1. Do not mess the toilet area, thus inconveniencing others. 2. When ascending any place, one should recite Takbeer (الله اكبر) , and when descending one should recite Tasbeeh   (سبحان الله). قال جابر رضي الله عنهما : كنا إذا صعدنا كبرنا , وإذا نزلنا سبحنا (بخاري رقم 2993) Hadhrat Jaabir (Radhiallahu Anhuma) reports that the […]

Earning Halaal and Contentment

Aspects of halaal and haram are extremely important. Someone asked Imaam Muhammad (rahmatullahi ‘alaih), the leading student of Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) that why is it that you have written so many kitaabs but no kitaab on tasawwuf. He replied that the purpose of tasawwuf is to cleanse oneself and have that connection with […]