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February 2017

Pondering over Jannat

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We need to ponder over Jannat and its various bounties. However we should not stop at this point. Rather, we should continue further and think of ways of how we could reach Jannat. We are weak and cannot strive as we are supposed to. However, Allah Ta‘ala wants […]

Leaving Home to Acquire the Knowledge of Deen

عن زر بن حبيش قال أتيت صفوان بن عسال المرادي رضي الله عنه قال ما جاء بك قلت أنبط العلم قال فإني سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول ما من خارج من بيته في طلب العلم إلا وضعت له الملائكة أجنحتها رضا بما يصنع رواه الترمذي وصححه وابن ماجه واللفظ له وابن […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair

1. The beard should be lengthened up to one fist length. It is impermissible for one to shave the beard or trim it less than a fist length. عن عبد الله بن عمر عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال خالفوا المشركين وفروا اللحى وأحفوا الشوارب وكان ابن عمر إذا حج أو اعتمر قبض على […]

Submission before Allah

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: My beloved friends! Express submission before Allah Ta’ala, (that Being who has complete control over everything), and everything will become submissive and obedient to you. The incident of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) is well known, where they were once in the jungles of Africa and they […]

Duaa upon Completing Wudhu

This entry is part of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

One should recite the following Duaa upon completing his wudhu: أشْهَدُ أَن لَّااِلٰهَ إلَّا اللّٰهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيْكَ لَهُ وَ أَشْهَدُ أنَّ مُحَمَّدَا عَبْدُهُ وَ رَسُولُهُ اللّٰهُمَّ اجْعَلْنِى مِنَ التَّوَابِيْنَ وَاجْعَلْنِى مِنَ الْمُتَطَهِّرِيْنَ I testify that there is no deity besides Allah Ta’ala who is alone and has no partner and I testify that Muhammad […]