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Social Behaviour

Pleasant in Speech

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Part 2) Did you ever see a wealthy person emerge from the business-class lounge empty handed? Similarly, did you ever see a wealthy person decline when offered a free gift with a purchase? The answer is that most wealthy people, as well-off as they …

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We are Branded

  I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time. I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.   I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall. …

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Blinded by the Log

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Part One) Associating and interacting with people is a basic need of human nature. When meeting and interacting with people, the chosen method of communication is normally that of speech. However, what is the topic that we choose to discuss? Some may discuss the …

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Tie the Tongue Series

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Introduction) Contrary to popular belief, the tongue is not the strongest muscle in the body. However, it may very well be the muscle structure with the greatest endurance. After all, when can you ever remember your tongue becoming tired? As much as we may …

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9 Practical Tips to Rebuild Our Ties of Kinship This Ramadan

Never has a religion emphasized the importance of maintaining the ties of kinship and building strong bonds with one’s relatives/family than the religion of Islam. With verses revealed on this topic, and many ahadith narrated about this virtue, it is ironic to see Muslims today far from this practice and …

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Emotional Detox during Ramadan

 Haleh Banani As you are in the midst of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qur’an while shedding many tears and engaged in many acts of charity feeling renewed.  The …

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Love Yourself

  ‘Learn to love yourself first instead of loving the idea of other people loving you.’ “Today I lost the respect of a few people I love and the desire to kill myself when I finally took your advice and told everyone the truth about who I really am and …

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Your Body And Your Soul

Posted by Wifaqul Ulama  IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh HUMANS: A COMPOSITE OF BODY AND SOUL It is important to understand that humans are composed of outer physical bodies and inner spirit (Rouh). The outer shell (body) is composed of materials …

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How to love for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

Have you seen a passionate gardener, who not only looks after the plants, but also talks and sings to them? He is always concerned about the plants’ health and yield. He ties the weak stems to a metal rod in order to make them upright and strong. He uses herbicides …

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Beauty of Simplicity & Sincerity

Shaykh Maulana Dawood Seedat حفظه الله Nabi صلي الله عليه وسلم was gifted some food and after eating, Nabi صلي الله عليه وسلم returned the bowl empty. He did not fill the bowl with another dish. From this we learn that it is not necessary to give food back when …

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