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July 2016

Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series Life of Hadhrat Abu Zar (Radhiallahu Anhu)

Kindness to Neighbors: ‘Isa bin ‘Umailah (rahimahullah) narrates from a person who had seen Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) that whenever Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would milk his goats, he would first give his neighbors and guests the milk to drink and would only himself drink thereafter. (Siyar A‘laam min Nubalaa’ 3/399) The Seven […]

Reciting any Surah of the Qur’an before Sleeping

This entry is part 28 of 37 in the series Etiquettes and Duaas for Sleeping

One should recite any Surah of the Qur’an before sleeping عن شداد بن أوس رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم ما من مسلم يأخذ مضجعه فيقرأ سورة من كتاب الله إلا وكل الله له به ملكا فلا يقربه شيء يؤذيه حتى يهب من نومه متى هب. رواه الترمذي ورواه […]

Zikr – the Soul of all Ibaadaat

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We all have been created for the ‘ibaadat of Allah Ta‘ala. However, There are different types and levels of ‘ibaadat. Some are direct, such as salaah, tilaawat, and zikr, while others are indirect and ultimately become ‘ibaadat, like eating and wudhu. The soul and rooh of all ‘ibaadat is […]

People will be Grouped on the Day of Qiyaamah

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم ما من داع يدعو إلى شيء إلا وقف يوم القيامة لازما لدعوته ما دعا إليه وإن دعا رجل رجلا رواه ابن ماجه ورواته ثقات (الترغيب والترهيب 1/116) Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 10

This entry is part 10 of 20 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing

1. One should wear trousers or a lungi under one’s kurta. One should avoid wearing Bermudas/jammies under the kurta. 2. The clothing one chooses to wear should not have any emblem or logo that has a kufr connotation or is a sign of kufr e.g. the cross, devil, Nike tick etc. عن  ابن عمر رضي […]