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Lunar Eclipse and Ṣalātul Khusūf

An eclipse of the moon (lunar eclipse), which will be total, will be visible from South Africa on the night of Friday, 27th July 2018. This phenomenon takes place when, by the Will of Allah, the earth comes between the sun and the moon and covers the entire moon with …

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From Idols to Islam

Assalaamu ‘alaikum Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem My intention is to share my journey from being a Hindu to accepting Islam. I hope that my story will be an inspiration to the Ummah. I was born into a devout Hindu home, where the normal activities included attending the temple which was built …

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Why I Am Not a Feminist

Muslims have committed acts of terror. They have murdered and bombed and caused all manner of heinous death and destruction. Western political groups have taken these crimes as an opportunity. They insisted that these acts of terror were not isolated incidents. No, these were just the tip of the iceberg. …

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Suicide in Islam

باسمه تعالى   عن الحسن، حدثنا جندب رضي الله عنه – في هذا المسجد فما نسينا وما نخاف أن يكذب جندب على النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم – قال: ” كان برجل جراح، فقتل نفسه، فقال الله: بدرني عبدي بنفسه حرمت عليه الجنة ((بدرني) استعجل الموت ولم يصبر حتى أقبض …

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The Fruit of Taqwa

  Shaikh Ebrahim bin Muhammad Al-Hilaali (rahimahullah) was a great ‘Aalim who was born in 1155 A.H. (1742 A.C.) in a small village on the outskirts of Halab (Aleppo). He departed from Halab in 1178 A.H. (at the age of twenty three) and travelled to Egypt to acquire the knowledge …

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Parenting in Islam

  Imagine the policeman knocking on your door in the middle of the day or night telling you that your son is been apprehended for stealing, drinking, or worse for murder.Imagine your child after his/ her maturity questioning, or denying, a principle of Islam, or worse, claiming atheism. Hence, it …

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Do not let your smartphone outsmart you!

  We all know that the three most essential elements needed for human survival are: Air Water Food Right now another element is rapidly gaining importance in the lives of humans and may soon become the fourth element essential for human survival. That element is the smartphone. Yes, the smartphone. The …

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The Mask of Social Media

  If you’re not careful, you’ll be fooled to think perfection exists. From perfect flawless selfies to wow holiday destinations….social media has people selectively glorifying their lives.. Posting their best food, clothes and moments to create the perception of an ideal life… Behind the scenes however, reality chronicles a very …

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