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March, 2018

  • 7 March

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

    ‘Abdul Muttalib His name was Shaybatul Hamd and he was incredibly handsome. A poet describes his beauty thus: على شيبة الحمد الذي كان وجهه يضيئ ظلام الليل كالقمر البدري “Like the luminance of the fourteenth moon, Shaybatul Hamd’s face brightens the darkness of the night.” ‘Abdul Muttalib literally means “the …

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  • 7 March

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

    Haashim (continued) During the days of Haj, Haashim would feed all the hujjaaj (pilgrims) with meat, bread, saweeq and dates and would also provide them with Zam Zam water. He would make similar provisions for them at Mina, Muzdalifah and ‘Arafaat. Umayyah bin ‘Abdu Shams was very upset over Haashim’s …

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  • 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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