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How to perform Istikhara

How to perform Istikhara The essence of Istikhārah is to seek goodness in any task a person intends undertaking. It is Mustahab (commendable) to perform Salātul-Istikhārah when one intends to undertake an important matter in one’s life. The method of Istikhārah is as follows: Perform two Rakaats with the intention …

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The Importance of Sadaqatul Fitr

eislam.co.za Sadaqatul fitr is a compulsory charity which becomes payable on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.   The Noble Messenger of Allah ( Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The fast remains suspended between Heaven and Earth until the fitrah is paid.” Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam made charity of Fitr compulsory as a purification of fasts …

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Status of Dreams in Istikharah

Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahmaan  Firstly, one must understand that none of the narrations in the Ahadith have any mention regarding a dream, or even about performing the ‘Istikharah’ before sleeping. However, some ‘Ulama do prefer that Istikharah be performed before sleeping. With regards to the person who does see …

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Ramadaan and The One Month Wonders

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2014-06-03   The spiritual rays of Ramadaan beckons beyond the horizon ready to make an appearance, to all those hearts ready to be rejuvenated by this beautiful month. However the question remains: are we ready? Will people embrace this month and draw every ounce of spiritual essence …

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The New Addiction – Cell Phones as Cigarettes

DIANE FRANCIS Smartphones are every bit as annoying, addictive, and dangerous to our health as are cigarettes—and the second-hand consequences are alarming. Cell phone usage is becoming the new smoking. These devices are every bit as annoying, addictive, and dangerous to our health as are cigarettes. People now remain glued …

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The Warnings

The reason behind appointment of Prophets among nations over the course of earth history by Allah SWT had always been for accomplishment of essential goals. These include believing in One God, obeying all of His Messengers and taking life in this world as temporary and prepare for the Judgment Day. …

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15 Ways to Kick Bad Habits in Ramadan

islaaminfo.com Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive …

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Laylatul Qadr – Night of Power

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) Allah Ta’ala’s love for His Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) is clearly evident and manifest in many Ayaat (verses) of the Qur`aan Shareef. Additionally, whilst other Ambiyaa (Alayhimus Salaam) were gifted with exclusive titles, it was Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) alone, whose …

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Ramadan, Resistance & the Brave New World

  http://thehumblei.com/category/ramadan-fasting/ ‘There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self,’ said Aldous Huxley, the English novelist best known for his dystopian novel, Brave New World. In his exploration of the dilemmas confronting modern man – the rise of capitalism, the …

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Who Can Miss Being Forgiven in Ramadan?

As Ramadan draws to an end, Let us not miss this last opportunity to be forgiven. THE goal of every Muslim is to be saved from Hell, because then he or she will automatically enter Paradise. It is either Paradise or Hellfire – there is no other alternative. And everyone …

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