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March, 2018

  • 7 March

    Importance of Blessings in one’s Wealth

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: There is no harm in asking Allah Ta‘ala to grant one an abundance of wealth. However, together with that, one should beseech Allah Ta’ala to grant Him His special grace and barakah (divine blessings). In this way, the wealth he receives will be …

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  • 7 March

    Teaching People Good Deeds but Forgetting Oneself

    عن جندب بن عبد الله الأزدي رضي الله عنه صاحب النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال مثل الذي يعلم الناس الخير وينسى نفسه كمثل السراج يضيء للناس ويحرق نفسه الحديث رواه الطبراني في الكبير وإسناده حسن إن شاء الله تعالى (الترغيب …

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  • 6 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Bereaved – Part 8

    1. The Shari’ah has not specified any particular type or colour of clothing that should be worn by those that are bereaved. 2. The practice of visitors coming on the seventh day, tenth day and fortieth day for “khatam” etc. are innovations and should be discarded.  

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  • 5 March

    The Forefathers of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) – Part Five

    Haashim (continued) Haashim was the first to initiate the custom of sending off two trade caravans a year; one to Syria in summer and another to Yemen in winter. According to this unvarying custom, a caravan would set out in every season of the year. These caravans would travel in …

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  • 5 March

    The Humility of Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)

    عن عائشة قالت سئلت ما كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يعمل في بيته قالت كان بشرا من البشر يفلي ثوبه ويحلب شاته ويخدم نفسه  (مسند أحمد رقم 26194)  Hazrat Aaisha (Radhiyallahu Anha) was once asked: “What would Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) do within the home?” She replied: “He …

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