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Al Jamiat Volume 7 No. 3

Value of the Ulama

Value of the ’Ulamā Everything in this world has some value attached to it, some greater and others less. The greater the value of the item, the more a person will cherish and treasure it. If a person owns a luxury car, he will value it and be in a …

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Am I being watched?

AM I BEING WATCHED? Cruising down the national freeway, exceeding the speed limit, one almost instantaneously steps on his brakes and decelerates. Why? He catches sight of an RTI official and is well aware that HE IS BEING WATCHED! A person in a supermarket, whose intention is to steal, stops …

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Another chance

Allah Ta’ala, through His grace and bounty, has afforded mankind numerous opportunities of gaining closeness to Him and turning to Him in repentance. These opportunities enable man to undo the wrongs which he may have committed since his last repentance. There is a famous Hadeeth in which Rasulullah Sallallahu alaihi …

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Tafseer of Surah Al Humazah

FROM THE NOBLE QUR’AAN SURAH AL-HUMAZAH (THE SLANDERER) Surah: 104 THEME: BACKBITING, SLANDERING AND AMASSING OF WEALTH In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful 1. Woe unto every backbiter and slanderer. 2. Who amasses wealth and counts it. 3. He thinks that his wealth has immortalized …

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Hadeeth Lesson

HADEETH Hadrat Abu Hurayra Radiyallaahu anhu reported that Rasullullaah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam  mentioned about a man of the Bani Israaeel, saying, “He had asked another Isra’eeli to lend him one thousand dinars. He (the prospective lender) asked him to bring witnesses, the borrower replied, “Allah is sufficient as a witness.” …

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OBITUARY: Moulana Ilyaas Ahmad Bayat Shaheed Rahimahullaah

Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam is reported to have said: “To Allah belongs what He has given, and to Him belongs what He has taken. Everything has an appointed time by Him. Therefore adopt patience and hope for reward”. In the infinite wisdom of Allah Ta’ala, the appointed time of departure …

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JAMIAT takes part in SAFM Debate

(Continued from the last issue) Below is the last part of the transcript of the debate that took place between SAFM host, Jeremy Maggs on the 4th of December 2007 and a panel of guests amongst whom was Mufti Ebrahim Desai of Jamiatul Ulama (KZN). The topic was ’Blasphemy’ and …

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Does the intention of marriage justify zina?

DOES THE INTENTION OF NIKAH JUSTIFY ZINA? I am a young teenage girl just out of High school. I was going steady with a Muslim boy for 2 years. I relaxed myself with him as he pledged to marry me. However, now that I am pregnant he says that he …

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Friendship and Islam

(Continued from the last issue …..) Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “A man is on the lifestyle of his friend so one should be wary of whom he befriends.” (Abu-Dawood) ETIQUETTE FOUR To make the friend a partner in one’s assets. Our beloved Nabi Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam has likened …

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The Knife

THE KNIFE A knife in any kitchen is very important and necessary item. In a nutshell a kitchen without a knife cannot operate. However the hand that operates and uses this very beneficial item can reverse the benefits of a knife to complete abuse and harm to both, the user …

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