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December 2016

Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series Life of Hadhrat Zubair (Radhiallahu Anhu)

Receiving the title ‘Special Helper’ of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) On the occasion of the Battle of Ahzaab, also known as the Battle of Khandaq (the Battle of the Trench), the Muslims received the information that the Banu Quraizah had broken their pledge of allegiance to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and had joined the enemy. […]

Reciting Bismillah before Entering the Toilet

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Duaas relating to the Toilet

One should recite Bismillah before entering the toilet عن علي رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال: ستر ما بين أعين الجن وعورات بني آدم إذا دخل أحدهم الخلاء أن يقول بسم الله (ترمذي رقم 606) Hazrat Ali (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The veil for […]

Dealing with Deeni Differences

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Our elders were very firm on what they believed to be the truth. They would clearly explain their stance and not shift from it in the least, even if a senior held the opposing view. This was also the way of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum). However, they did […]

Three Actions that Continue after Passing Away

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم إذا مات ابن آدم انقطع عمله إلا من ثلاث صدقة جارية أو علم ينتفع به أو ولد صالح يدعو له رواه مسلم وغيره (الترغيب والترهيب 1/128) Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When a […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Sitting in a Deeni Discourse – Part 9

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Sitting in a Deeni Discourse

1. Upon the completion of the gathering, one should recite:  سُبْحَانَكَ اللَّهُمَّ وَبِحَمْدِكَ أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ أَنْتَ أَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَأَتُوبُ إِلَيْكَ Glory be to You, O Allah, with all Praise; I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except You, I seek Your forgiveness and turn to You in repentance. عن أبى […]