• Commentary on the Qaseedah Burdah - Part 15

    Post date: Thu, 24/12/1444 - 11:35
    1.) PERFECTION لا يمكن الثناء كما كان حقه  بعد از خدا بزرگ توئی قصہ مختصر Praising you  as is your right is not possible. In short, after Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo you are the greatest. There is unanimity that the portion of earth joined to the blessed body of Rasulullaah SallAllaahu Alayhi Wasallam is more virtuous than the Ka’bah; in fact many scholars are of the opinion that... more
  • The Beautiful Names of Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo: Al-Qahhaar (The Being Who Controls Everything)

    Post date: Mon, 21/12/1444 - 11:26
    In the Arabic language, the meaning of ‘qahhaar’ is the one who overpowers.  Thus, the one who has dominance over everything is called Al-Qahhaari.e. everything is subservient to Him and He dominates everything.  هو الذى لا موجود الا هو مسخر تحت قهره وقدرته، عاجز في قبضته Al-Qahhaar is that Being under whose Control and Power all things that existent is subservient to, and are... more
  • The Beautiful Names of Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo: Al - Ghaffaar (The Being who forgives in abundance)

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:55
    Imaam Ghazaali Rahimahullaah says, “Al-Ghaffaar  is that Being  who Conceals the ugly and Exposes the beautiful. (اظهر الجميل و ستر القبيح).” Sins are amongst the ugly things which He Conceals, by Placing a veil over it in the world and Overlooking Punishing one in the Hereafter. Ghafara means to conceal (ستر). Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo conceals His  Servants in... more
  • Sunnats And Aadaab Of Eid

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:54
    To cleanse the mouth using the miswaak.  To have a bath (ghusal). Hadhrat ibn Abbaas RadhiAllaahu Anhu reports that Rasulullaah SallAllaahu Alayhi Wasallam would have a bath on the day of Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Adha. (Ibn Majah no. 1315)  To dress in one’s best clothes (i.e. the best clothes in one’s possession, not necessarily new clothes. Hadhrat Jaabir RadhiAllaahu Anhu... more
  • Important Guidelines When Slaughtering Animals

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:53
    1.) The animals should be fed properly if they have been acquired some time before slaughter. 2.) The knife must be very sharp. The knife must not be sharpened in the presence of any animal. 3.) An animal may not be slaughtered in the presence of another animal. 4.) The animal to be slaughtered should not see the blood of the previously slaughtered animal. It has to be... more
  • Lessons Of Qurbani / Udhiyah

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:51
    Qurbani is once in the year, but it has lessons which every Muslim can apply for the rest of the year: 1. Respecting a personality by deed not statue - Islam teaches a unique method of paying respect to a great personality. In other cultures a person of respect is remembered by his statue or portrait. Islam commands that the practical act of the individual be emulated. The sacrifice of... more
  • Importance And Virtues Of Qurbaani

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:50
    Qurbaani or sacrificing animals on the occasion of Eidul Adhaa is obligatory on those on whom Sadqah Fitr is compulsory. Qurbaani is an Ibaadat of such tremendous significance that even if it is not obligatory, one should endeavour to render it. There is great reward in even making Qurbaani on behalf of one’s under age children. Qurbaani made on behalf of the deceased is also very... more
  • The Day of Arafah

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:49
    THE MERITS OF THE DAY OF ‘ARAFAH 1. This verse was revealed with regard to this day: “Today I have perfected for you your religion, and completed upon you My favour, and I have chosen for you Islam as your religion.” (Maa’idah verse 3) The perfection of Islam on that day was through several ways A.) The pillars of Islam were completed by the performance of the fardh Hajj. B... more
  • Takbeer of Tashreeq

    Post date: Thu, 17/12/1444 - 14:46
    The takbeer of tashreeq is:   أَللهُ أَكْبَرُ أَللهُ أَكْبَرُ لاَ إِلهَ إلاَّ اللهُ وَاللهُ أَكْبَرُ أَللهُ أَكْبَرُ وَلِلهِ الْحَمْدُ 1.) It is Waajib for every adult Muslim to recite the takbeers of tashreeq once immediately after every fardh salaat from the Fajr on 9th Zul-Hijjah till Asr on the 13th Zul-Hijjah (23 salaat). The takbeer will also be read... more
  • Commentary on the Qaseedah Burdah - Part 13

    Post date: Thu, 03/12/1444 - 16:03
    أيَحْسَـبُ الصَّبُّ أنَّ الْحُبَّ مُنْكَتِـمٌ  مَا بَيْنَ مُنْسَــجِمٍ مِّنْهُ وَمُضْطَـرِمِ 4/4. Does the lover think that his love can be concealed; while he is constantly shedding tears and the fire in his heart is ablaze? It is not appropriate for a lover to think that his love can be concealed from people whilst his tears are flowing, and his heart is restless. When a... more