• New Year -Time for Introspection

    Post date: Mon, 10/01/1444 - 15:15
    We recently bid farewell to a year that will be a witness for or against us. We received a new year. A segment of man’s life has just finished and the more days pass by, the closer we draw to the Hereafter. Hasan Basri (rahimahullaah) said, “O son of Adam! You are but a collection of days; whenever a day passes, a part of you ends with it.” Muhammad Ibn Waasi’ (rahimahullaah) was asked, “... more
  • The Day Of Aashura

    Post date: Mon, 10/01/1444 - 12:39
    The 10th of Muharram is a significant day. It is known as the day of Aashura. When Nabi (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) made hijrat to Madinah Munawwarah, he found the Jews observing the fast of Aashura. When enquiring from them about the significance of this day, they replied that Allaah Ta’ala rescued Moosa (alayhis-salaam) and drowned Fir’aun and his followers on this day. Moosa (alayhis-salaam... more
  • The Beautiful Names of Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo: As - Salaam (The Epitome of Peace)

    Post date: Mon, 03/01/1444 - 16:38
    Salaam is derived from the word ‘salaamat’ which means pure or safe. Thus, two meanings have been narrated, Hafez  Ibn Katheer Rahumahullaah has stated, “As-Salaam (Jalla Jalaalahoo) is that Being (Jalla Jalaalahoo), Who is Pure from all faults and deficiencies, due to His being Perfect in His Being (Jalla Jalaalahoo), His Qualities (Jalla Jalaalahoo), and His Actions (Jalla... more
  • The Beautiful Names of Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo: Al Quddoos (The Being Pure Of Every Fault)

    Post date: Tue, 26/12/1443 - 16:28
    This Name is derived from the root word ‘Quds’ which means purity. Sayyiduna Ibnul Arabi writes, “Allaah (Jalla Jalaalahoo) being characterized with this quality demands the following: 1. Pure from having any partners. 2. Pure from having any equals. 3. Pure from having any opposite. 4. Pure from having children. 5. Pure from what we imagine Him (Jalla Jalaalahoo) to be. 6.... more
  • Commentary on the Qaseedah Burdah - Part 6

    Post date: Fri, 22/12/1443 - 16:14
    Hereunder are incidents of the Sahaabah (RadhiAllaahu Anhu)m who had extreme love for those things and places connected to Rasulullaah SalAllaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam. - Part 2 6.) Aamir, the son of Abdullaah ibn Zubayr (RadhiAllaahu Anhu) reports from his father that he once approached Rasulullaah SalAllaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam as Rasulullaah SalAllaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam was having his blood cupped... more
  • The Beautiful Names of Allaah Jalla Jalaalahoo: Al Maalik (The True Sovereign)

    Post date: Tue, 19/12/1443 - 09:52
    Al Malik (Jalla Jalaalahoo) is that Being (Jalla Jalaalahoo) Who is Completely Independent in His Being (Jalla Jalaalahoo) and Qualities (Jalla Jalaalahoo), from all things in existence, and all things in existence are dependent on Him (Jalla Jalaalahoo). In fact, nothing is independent of Him (Jalla Jalaalahoo) whether in regard to its being, qualities, existence or permanence. The presence of... more
  • Commentary on the Qaseedah Burdah - Part 5

    Post date: Thu, 14/12/1443 - 14:23
    Hereunder are incidents of the Sahaabah RadhiAllaahu Anhum who had extreme love for those things and places connected to Rasulullaah SalAllaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam - Part 1 1.) Ibraheem ibn Abdur Rahmaan ibn Abdul Qaari says that he saw Abdullaah ibn Umar RadhiAllaahu Anhu place his hand on the place where Rasulullaah SalAllaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam sat on his pulpit and then put that hand on his... more
  • Ar-Rahmaan (Jalla Jalaalahu), Ar-Raheem (Jalla Jalaalahu) [(The Most Merciful (Jalla Jalaalahu), (The Most Compassionate (Jalla Jalaalahu)]

    Post date: Tue, 12/12/1443 - 00:16
    Both these names are derived from the word rahmah (mercy). Generally, both these names can be translated as the Most Merciful. However, since every word in the Quran Hakeem has a different meaning, the learned scholars have mentioned differences between them, by which the vastness of Allah Jalla Jalaalahu’s Mercy comes to light, and the realization of His compassion penetrates the heart.... more
  • Importance And Virtues Of Qurbaani

    Post date: Sun, 10/12/1443 - 01:46
    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 beneficial in... more
  • Important Guidelines When Slaughtering Animals

    Post date: Sun, 10/12/1443 - 00:58
     “He Who Does Not Show Mercy Will Not Be Shown Mercy.”  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... more