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Social Behaviour

Kibr (Pride/Arrogance)

  The Prophet ﷺ said, “No one who has an atom’s-weight of Pride in his heart will enter Paradise.” A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, what if a man likes his clothes and his shoes to look good?” He ﷺ said, “Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty, Pride means rejecting …

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Daily Anti-Depressant

Many people are under the misconception that an increase in wealth will lead to an increase in happiness. However, this could not be further from the truth, as depression affects people across all income-brackets and from all walks of life. The severity of depression can perhaps be gauged by the fact …

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Exorcising the racist within us

Nabeela Vadi – Cii Radio How often are the undertones of racism expressed in our opinions. We sometimes make subtle jokes or judgements that incriminate people of colour. We easily suspect a black man over a white man – does this ring a bell? Whilst many will deny that they are racist …

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Debts before Umrah!

  While the performing of Umrah is optional Ibaadah of great reward, the payments of debts must necessarily come first. In the Hadith we have been cautioned against neglecting the payment of debts to such an extent that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has stated, “Every sin of the martyr …

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The status of one who considers homosexuality to be permitted

By: Mufti Muhammad Zubair Butt Source: IlmGate Question: If a person practices homosexuality, and believes that this is acceptable [and not forbidden], does this person still remain a Muslim? The person says that the verses in the Qur’an are all related to lust and fashion rather than sincere love between 2 individuals. …

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Anger – The True Enemy?

Contrary to popular sentiment, anger is not the bad guy. Like all emotions, anger is the body’s way of getting our attention when we feel threatened or endangered, both literally and hypothetically. Trying to rid ourselves of anger is a losing game, not the least of which because of the …

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Victims of Free-Mixing 

  Umm Muhammad, a woman over the age of 40, tells her story.   I lived a life of modest means with my husband. There was never any closeness and harmony, and my husband did not have the kind of strong personality that a woman would hope for, but his …

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6 Types Of Hayaa – Modesty

    Abu Hurairah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Faith or belief consists of more than sixty branches or parts, and Hayaa is a (big) part of faith”.   There is no true English definition of the word ‘Hayaa’ but the closest one can …

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