Rights of Neighbours In order for the world to function smoothly and harmoniously, it is imperative for each person to fulfil the rights he owes to others. If people’s rights are not upheld and fulfilled, then chaos and anarchy will prevail in the world. Stealing and usurping of wealth will …
The Saint of His Time – Hazrat Bishr Haafi (rahimahullah)
Hazrat Bishr Haafi (rahimahullah) was a renowned saint of his era. On one occasion, a person asked him, “How did you attain the lofty position of piety and righteousness which we see?”
Concern for the Ummah
During the Khilaafah of Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), there was a person from Syria who would come to Madinah Munawwarah to meet Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and benefit from him. However, after a period of time, Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) noticed that this person had not come to Madinah Munawwarah for some time.
Allah Ta‘ala has blessed man with countless favors. Some are physical favors, while others are spiritual favors. Many a time, there are countless favors that are linked to a single favor. Consider the favor of eyesight – it is the means of one enjoying thousands of other favors of Allah Ta‘ala. However, eyesight is from among the physical favors of Allah Ta‘ala.
The Testimony of the Jews and Romans in regard to the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) Allah Ta‘ala blessed the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) with success not only in deen, but also in dunya. The secret to their success was that they remained obedient to Allah Ta‘ala at all times, and were never …
The Lifeline of Islam
When a person is drowning and struggling to survive, he will do anything to save his life. If he is able to catch hold of a rope nearby through which he can pull himself out of the water, he will desperately cling onto it and view it as his lifeline. In this world, when a believer is faced with the turbulent tides of fitnah that threaten to drown him in sins and destroy his deen, then he should ask himself, “What is the lifeline of Islam that I should firmly latch onto?”
The Role of a Woman in Islam Allah Ta‘ala, through His infinite grace and mercy, has created and designed the world in the most perfect form and caused it to continue functioning most precisely and accurately. The unique rotation of the sun and moon, the alternation of the day and …
Appreciating the Blessing of Life Dawood bin Dinaar (rahimahullah) was a great Imaam in the field of Hadith and the teacher of renowned Muhadditheen, the likes of Imaam Shu’bah (rahimahullah) and Imaam Wakee’ (rahimahullah). During his lifetime, a plague struck the region of Khuraasaan where he lived. There were many …
The Source of True Happiness and Inner Satisfaction Hazrat Abdullah bin Marzooq (rahimahullah) was a pious servant of Allah Ta‘ala and a contemporary of the great Muhadditheen, Hazrat Sufyaan bin Uyainah and Hazrat Fudhail bin Iyaadh (rahimahumallah). Initially, he was inclined towards the luxuries of the world and was not …
The Key to Acquiring Barakah On one occasion, during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), a group of Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) from the tribe of Banu Al-Ash’ar traveled from Yemen to Madinah Munawwarah for the purpose of hijrah. Upon reaching the blessed city of Madinah Munawwarah, they had found …