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January 2017

Visiting Relatives

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We generally have the habit of moving around all the time and going on outings. We should adjust this a little and together with the outing make a point of visiting a relative or family friend etc. We do not realise the value of these small visits. At […]

The Status of the Aalim and the Muta’allim

عن أبي أمامة قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم عليكم بهذا العلم قبل أن يقبض وقبضه أن يرفع وجمع بين إصبعيه الوسطى والتي تلي الإبهام هكذا ثم قال العالم والمتعلم شريكان في الخير ولا خير في سائر الناس رواه ابن ماجه من طريق علي بن يزيد عن القاسم عنه (الترغيب والترهيب 1/129) […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 2

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair

1. When combing the hair, one should commence combing the hair from the right. عن عائشة رضى الله عنها قالت كان النبى صلى الله عليه و سلم ليعجبه التيمن فى تنعله وترجله وطهوره وفى شأنه كله (بخارى رقم 168) Hadhrat Aaisha (Radhiyallahu Anha) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) would like commencing from the right […]

The Purpose of a Believer Acquiring Wealth

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Hazrat Umar (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhu) and many other Sahaabah (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhum) had acquired a lot of wealth during their lives. In fact, many Sahaabah (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhum) would receive a regular income. However, from the wealth they possessed, they would spend very little on their personal needs. Their food […]

Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series Life of Hadhrat Zubair (Radhiallahu Anhu)

Wounds in the Path of Allah Ta‘ala Hafs bin Khaalid (rahimahullah) narrates that an old man who arrived from Mowsil had told him the following: I once accompanied Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) on one of his journeys. During the course of the journey, while we were in an open, barren land, Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) […]