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March, 2018

  • 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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  • 5 March

    The Reality of Barakah

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The meaning of barakah (divine blessings) is not as many people think it to be. Many people think that barakah is for a person to acquire what he wants through merely reciting some wazifa and without making the correct effort and …

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  • 3 March

    Azkaar after Salaah-1

    After completing one’s fardh salaah, one should recite istighfaar thrice and recite the following duaa. اَللَّهُمَّ أنْتَ السَّلَام وَمِنْكَ السَّلَام تَبَارَكْتَ يَا ذَا الْجَلَالِ وَالْإكْرَام O Allah, You are salaam (i.e. Your name is Salaam) and from You is peace. You are the greatest O the possessor of honour and …

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  • 3 March

    Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

    Islam: (Continuing from Part Five) Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continued: I then left my aunt. Her statements had left an impression on my heart and I continued to ponder over what she had said. I would sometimes associate with Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and sit with him. After Monday …

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