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March 2017

Importance of a Guide

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In matters of deen we need to have a guide. The Mashaayikh state that the one who does not have a guide for his deeni matters then Shaytaan will become his guide and lead him. When this happens then one will go astray. 

The Two Types of Knowledge

عن جابر قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم العلم علمان علم في القلب فذاك العلم النافع وعلم على اللسان فذاك حجة الله على ابن آدم رواه الحافظ أبو بكر الخطيب في تاريخه بإسناد حسن ورواه ابن عبد البر النمري في كتاب العلم عن الحسن مرسلا بإسناد صحيح (الترغيب والترهيب 1/135) Hadhrat Jaabir […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 10

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair

1. It is impermissible for a male or female to shape their eyebrows. عن عائشة قالت نهى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عن الواشمة والمستوشمة والواصلة والمستوصلة والنامصة والمتنمصة (نسائي رقم 5116) Hadhrat Aaisha (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) prohibited tattooing and being tattooed, joining human hair to people’s hair and […]

Remaining within the limits of Shariah

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In Islam, we are commanded to neither hoard wealth nor mise with it. Rather, we should spend it in halaal avenues. While spending wealth, one should be mindful of not transgressing the limits of Shariah by spending the wealth in impermissible or incorrect avenues. One should ensure […]

Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Thirteen

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Life of Hadhrat Zubair (Radhiallahu Anhu)

Name: Zubair bin ‘Awwaam bin Khuwailid bin Asad bin ‘Abdil ‘Uzzaa bin Qusayy (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Appellation: Abu ‘Abdillah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Mother’s Name: Safiyyah bint ‘Abdil Muttalib bin Haashim bin ‘Abd Manaaf bin Qusayy (radhiyallahu ‘anha) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Physical Description: Muhammed bin ‘Umar (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was of medium height, […]