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Money & Marriage

    An article in the New York Times highlighted the importance of a couple agreeing on the type of financial lifestyle they wish to live before things get serious in a relationship. Questions such as “What is your credit score?” are increasingly asked on a first date. Unromantic? Very. …

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Exposé on Shia Iran By Mufti AK Hoosen

  Cii Radio The so-called Islamic Republic of Iran was formerly known as Persia and is regarded as one of the cradles of ancient human civilisation. The name Iran comes from the word Aryanam, meaning ‘Land of the Aryans.’ While the exact meaning of Aryans is uncertain, it is thought …

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THE MAGNIFICENT SAYYIDINA ABU HURAIRAH رضي الله عنه

The Grand Hadith Master & Lover of Cats (Radiallahu Ta’laa ‘Anhu) Following the unfortunate debacle that took place on Saturday evening, 22nd July 2017, wherein Joey Rasdien – a Muslim comedian from Cape Town – disparaged one of the greatest Sahabah (Companions) of Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi wa Sallam), I was …

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Pornography: An evil indulgence 

  He was a wealthy businessman, a father to three beautiful children and a husband to a pious and humble wife. A respectful family man was what the world saw yet he had a dark evil indulgence, pornography. He would sit hunched over his laptop in his plush office for …

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Beloved Abu Hurayrah RadiAllahu Anhu – The Grand Hadith Master

  During the month of Ramadhan, Shaykh Mufti Ebrahim Desai conducted a series on the biographies of the Sahaba of Rasulullah (Sallalahu Alaihi Was-sallam). In every session he commenced with verses of the Quran and Ahadith of Rasulullah (Sallalahu Alaihi Was-sallam) expounding of the high and lofty position of the …

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Islam vs Secularism

  Secularism is defined in the Webster dictionary as: “A system of doctrines and practices that rejects any form of religious faith and worship” or “The belief that religion and ecclesiastical affairs should not enter into the function of the state especially into public education.” There is no doubt that …

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10 recommended times to use the miswak

Muslimvillage By: Moulana Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al-Miftah Perhaps the most encapsulating Hadith on the importance of brushing the teeth with a Miswak is the narration of Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (Allah be pleased with him) wherein the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) says: “Use the Miswak, for it …

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Not going to Hajj ?? – Get the reward anyway

    Deeds that equal the reward of Hajj almiftah.com Hajj without a Visa! Since Hajj is among the most virtuous deeds in Islam, and not everyone can afford it (especially on a continuous basis) Allah Ta’ala has attached the reward of optional Hajj to certain other deeds for the …

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Takabbur (Pride – Arrogance)

Obstacles in the Way to Jannah Allah Ta’ala says: “Verily, Allah does not love the proud ones.” Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: “He who has a grain of pride in his heart will not enter Jannat.” Takabbur is to consider oneself superior to others in attributes of excellence. There are …

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