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The World Cup  [Part Three]

  THE OPPRESSION – INJUSTICE FACTOR Transcription of a talk by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) –  There is a growing feeling of insecurity and misgiving amongst some of the South African Muslim Community – those who feel and say that there is a kind of pressure upon …

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After Ramadan – Keeping the Connection

  Sheikh Kamaludeen Ahmed islamicspirituality.org The month of Ramadan actually came to make us the lover of Allah SWT. Ramadan was not the month of fasting. If you think Ramadan was the month of fasting, then it’s finished on Eid. It’s a mistake. People tell their children that Ramadan is …

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Eid ul Fitr feeding report

  In an effort to spread some joy to the less fortunate on the day of eid, a few of the Jamiat staff spent a part of the day distributing food hampers to fellow foreign Muslim families.     A total of 50 food hampers were distributed to various families …

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AFTER RAMADAAN-Avoiding Sins

by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel  (rahmatullah alayh) The Holy month of Ramadaan came like seasonal rain and passed by. This rain did not water the plants and crops -it showered upon the hearts of believers. It is sad, but true, that the hearts of the majority of Muslims are stricken …

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The World Cup | The Spiritual Harms P2

  5.) ZINA (ADULTERY / FORNICATION)   Allah Ta’ala says, “And come not near to Zina. Verily it is a shameful and evil path.” [Surah Al- Isra 17 : 32]   It is a very evident fact that these events promote Zina in abundance. Besides adultery of the eyes which …

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The Soccer World Cup

  From another corner…   by Moulana Imraan Khamissa   At this critical juncture we find ourselves in a period where the talks, discussions, topics of conversation and focus of media networks, newspapers and various media centres around the Soccer World Cup. Many people would spend large sums of hard …

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The World Cup | The Spiritual Harms P1

  by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (rahmatullah alayh)   [This article was prepared before the World Cup 2010, which was hosted by South Africa. The advices relate and apply to all sports events, which are in conflict with Islamic teachings.]   The hype and talk presently is the World Cup. …

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After Ramadan, Try to keep the 6 Fasts of Shawwaal.

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat It’s the second day of Shawaal today and everyone is still in the fasting mode. Habits can form in thirty days, and due to Ramadaan, our bodies have been programmed to wake up for Sehri, not eat anything in between, and then await for Iftar. Before …

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10 things to ponder upon as Ramadaan ends

  It seems like yesterday that we welcomed Ramadhan. Now we are in to the last few hours of this mubarak month. It’s time to reflect on how we spent the month and to use these last days to rescue it. If it ends well, it was spent well. As …

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