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September 2017

Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nine

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series Life of Hadhrat Sa’d bin abi Waqqaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

Archery: Hazrat Sa‘eed bin Musayyib (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was an excellent archer.” (Taareekh-ul-Islam 4/216) Imaam Zuhri (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “During the Battle of Uhud, Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) killed three disbelievers with the same arrow that was fired at him three times. The disbelievers had initially fired the arrow. Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu […]

Duaa When Leaving Home – 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Duaas when Leaving Home

One should recite the following duaa when leaving the home بِسْمِ اللَّهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللَّهِ لاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ In the name of Allah Ta’ala I place my complete reliance and trust upon Allah. There is no ability to do any good and no power to restrain from any harm or evil except […]

A life of Da’wat and Sincerity in all Works

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: A Muslim’s entire life is a da’wat (invitation). This is not restricted to any situation; instead every action of his should be a da’wat. Just as there are conditions for all other ‘ibaadaat and acts of worship, likewise there are conditions for inviting towards Islam. One should not […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 9

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa

1.  One should not make duaa for anything that is impermissible. عن أبي سعيد الخدري أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : ما من مسلم يدعو بدعوة ليس فيها إثم ولا قطيعة رحم إلا أعطاه الله بها إحدى ثلاث : إما أن يعجل له دعوته وإما أن يدخرها له في الآخرة وإما أن يصرف […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 12

This entry is part 13 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. When one greets his Muslim brother with salaam, he benefits him in three ways: 1) He makes duaa for him that Allah Ta’ala keep him in peace. Salaam is a greeting of peace. 2) He reminds him that Allah Ta’ala is with him and watching him at all times. ‘Salaam’ is the name of […]