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September 2015

Clothed yet naked

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Hayaa

Every human being is born with several basic needs. Among the basic needs is the need for clothing. Allah Ta’ala declares: “O children of Adam (Alayhis Salaam)! We have sent down to you clothing to cover your nudity as well as adornment for you, and the garment of piety is the best (7:26).” By mentioning […]

The Meaning and Levels of Da’wah

Literally da’wat means to invite, but in the shar‘ee context it means to call people to Allah Ta‘ala completely and correctly. This is a broad definition and one will need to know how it will be applied in different situations. There will be different levels and different types of people: (1) To invite a person […]

Earn the Reward of One hundred Martyrs

عن ابن عباس عن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال من تمسك بسنتي عند فساد أمتي فله أجر مائة شهيد رواه البيهقي من رواية الحسن بن قتيبة ورواه الطبراني من حديث أبي هريرة بإسناد لا بأس به إلا أنه قال فله أجر شهيد (الترغيب والترهيب 1/97)   Hadhrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that […]

The World – an Abode of Trials and Tribulations

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: This world is an abode of trials and tribulations. Therefore if any difficulty befalls us, before expressing ingratitude, we should reflect upon the fact that how indebted we all are to Allah Ta'ala for His boundless favours. Then we shall realize that instead of us complaining over […]

Reciting Sayyidul Istighfaar in the day and night

This entry is part of 16 in the series Duaas for the Day & Night

One should recite Sayyidul Istighfaar in the day and night اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ رَبِّي لاَ إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ، خَلَقْتَنِي وَأَنَا عَبْدُكَ، وَأَنَا عَلَى عَهْدِكَ وَوَعْدِكَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ، أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا صَنَعْتُ، أَبُوءُ لَكَ بِنِعْمَتِكَ عَلَيَّ، وَأَبُوءُ لَكَ بِذَنْبِي فَاغْفِرْ لِي، فَإِنَّهُ لاَ يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ O Allah, You are my Rabb, there is […]