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February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Disinterest in the World

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When we study the lives of our pious predecessors we find that a common feature in them was abstinence from the world. The Fuqahaa state that when a person makes a bequest that after his death his wealth should be given to the …

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  • 28 February

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

    Ilyaas His name conformed to the name of the Nabi of Allah Ta‘ala, Hazrat Ilyaas (‘alaihis salaam). The Sunnah (tradition) of herding the Hadi (sacrificial) animals towards Baytullah (in Makkah) was commenced by Ilyaas bin Mudhar. It has been reported that Ilyaas bin Mudhar would often hear the Talbiyah of …

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  • 28 February

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

    ‘Adnaan He was from the progeny of Qaydar bin Ismaa‘eel. Ma‘ad Ma‘ad was an extraordinarily strong and gallant warrior. He spent his entire life fighting against the Banu Israa’eel and was triumphant in all his battles. His appellation was Abu Nazar. (“Appellation” refers to a name by which the father …

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  • 28 February

    Untainted Family Lineage

    Allah Ta’ala has mentioned in the Qur’aan Kareem: لَقَد جاءَكُم رَسولٌ مِن أَنفَسِكُم “Verily a messenger has come to you from the best amongst yourselves….” Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) recited the above verse with a Fat-hah on the فاء of the word أنفسكم. In other words, verily …

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  • 28 February

    The Five Inevitable Questions on the Day of Qiyaamah

    عن ابن مسعود رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال لا يزول قدما ابن آدم يوم القيامة حتى يسأل عن خمس عن عمره فيم أفناه وعن شبابه فيم أبلاه وعن ماله من أين اكتسبه وفيم أنفقه وما عمل فيما علم  رواه الترمذي أيضا والبيهقي وقال الترمذي …

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