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October, 2018

  • 23 October

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 3

    1. If an item has a defect, the seller should disclose it to the purchaser. It is not permissible for him to conceal the defect. عن أبي هريرة أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم مر على صبرة طعام فأدخل يده فيها، فنالت أصابعه بللا فقال: ما هذا يا صاحب …

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  • 22 October

    The Bond of love between Hazrat Ali and Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhum)

    Hazrat Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)’s love for Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) can be understood from the fact that he named his children after them viz. Abu Bakr bin Ali and Umar bin Ali (rahimahumallah). (Tabaqaat ibnu Sa’d 3/14) As far as Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) is …

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  • 22 October

    The Formula to Remove Depression and Grief

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following to a person who was overcome by depression and grief: What is the need for such worry and grief? When a person is overcome by depression and grief, I generally advise them to engage in a certain muraaqabah (meditation). …

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  • 20 October

    The Islam of Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a friend of Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). He was an ‘itr merchant by trade. Due to his trade, he would often travel to Yemen. Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “I was once in Mina with Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) when a man arrived. …

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  • 20 October

    The Islam of Hazrat Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    One day, Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was standing beside Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) on the right side performing salaah with him. Coincidentally, Abu Taalib passed by with Hazrat Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). When Abu Taalib saw Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) performing salaah with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), he addressed Hazrat Ja’far …

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