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Special Occasions

Celebrating birthdays on an alternate day

   Nasihah (Advice): Aqeeqah for a boy and girl   A group of people approached Hafsah Bint Abdur Rahman Radhiyallahu Anha and enquired from her regarding Aqeeqah. She informed them that Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha informed her that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam commanded them to slaughter two sheep equal (in age) …

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Damage Control

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ The commencement of the new school and working year signals something which is dreaded by some but faced by all – the termination of the holidays. Different people face the ending of the holidays with different feelings and reactions. Those who spend their holidays wisely and productively generally feel …

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FOMO – New Year

  All in the name of a New Year: By Naadira Chhipa Dressed in a black leather mini skirt,a shimmery silver top and Jimmy choo heels she is ready for the new years eve party at the hottest night club in town.How could she miss out on the most happening …

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Environmental Pollution

 alhaadi.org According to scientists, environmental pollution is among the most serious problems facing humanity today. This is especially significant since the adverse effect of environmental pollution affects people directly, yet they often do not even realize it. For example, people breathe air that is heavily polluted with nitrogen dioxide given …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question: There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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Merit of Friday – Jumuah

Friday has many distinguishing features and virtues that Allaah has bestowed upon this day and not others. It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah and Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Allaah led those who came …

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Signs of Qiyamah

Topics Covered: Integral Part of our Faith Signs of Qiyaamah Why Discuss? Golden Principle Mahdi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Dajjaal ‘Isa (‘alaihis salaam) and Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj Download Page 1 Download Page 2 Download Page 3 Download Page 4  

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Ahle Bayt & Karbala

It is commonly known that the people most beloved to a person are his family and progeny. As Mu’mineen we follow Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam). If we take closer look at the Mubarak life of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) we will find that Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa sallam) …

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Muharram and the day of Aashura

http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=1393 The divine system of Allah Ta’aala It is the divine system of Allah Ta’aala that He has afforded special virtue and significance to some things over others. From mankind, the Ambiyaa عليهم السلام have been blessed with distinguished positions and elevated statuses over others. From the different places in …

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