The Importance of The Institution of The MAKTAB


The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated. “Read and your Lord is Honorable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is mighty, …

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When the Ummah is tested: Causes and cures


By: Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti Source: IlmGate Heaps of Disgrace “Verily Allah does not change the condition of a people unless they change it themselves.” (Qur’an 13:11) The Muslim is daily faced by a host of new problems and difficulties. Now and again, reports of untold oppression and barbarism against …

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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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Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)


http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=6382 Introduction Piety and Virtues His Mazhab Glad Tidings Generosity Principles Governing his Mazhab His Expertise in the Field of Hadith His Expertise in the Field of Fiqh Incidents Highlighting his Greatness His intelligence His Love for Brotherhood and Unity His Taqwa Respect for his Ustaad and Serving him The …

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Etiquettes of going to sleep


  We should: 1. Be in a state of purity: “If you come to your bed, then perform Wudoo’.” ● {صحيح البخاري كتاب الأدعية ٦٣١١، صحيح مسلم كتاب ذكرى الأدعية التوبة ٢٧١٠} 2. Sleep on our right side: “…. Then lie down on your right side.” ● {صحيح البخاري كتاب …

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15 Incentives for Wudu


15 Incentives for Wudu The wudu of a believer is indicative of the position that cleanliness holds in Islam. Being the key to Salah, a mu’min will perform wudu at least 5 times a day. Therefore, utmost care should be taken in perfecting it. By implementing the following sunnats and …

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What will I say to Him? !


  ” A man known as Abu Abdallah said: I don’t know how to explain an experience I lived through a while ago, that changed my whole life routine. The truth is that I would never have decided to reveal it, if it weren’t for the fact that I felt …

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Take Responsibility


By Shaykh Abdul Hamid Is`haq  (Daamat Barakaatuhum) Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem       ON ONE OCCASION, we were sitting at the Dastarkhan and our Sheikh, Moulana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb رَحْمَةُ اللهِ عَلَيْهِ was also present. One of the brothers dropped a tumbler and water spilt across the Dastarkhan. On …

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A Priceless Treasure


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم A priceless treasure hidden right under our noses LAA HAWLA WALAA QUWWATA ILLAA BILLAH Its meaning in the words of Rasulullah () Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud () narrated that, once, while in the company of Rasulullah (), he uttered the words ‘Laa Hawla walaa Quwwata Illa Billah’. …

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