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Al-Jamiat Volume 9 No. 1

Questions & Answers

Q. Is it permissible to do circumcision with laser? They say that it more comfortable in adulthood. A. Yes, it is permissible to do circumcision by means of a laser and the Sunnah of circumcision will be fulfilled. Q. I swore an oath for the sake of Allah and broke …

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Solution to Difficulties lies in following the Sunnah

Hazrat Moulana Zulfiqaar Saheb Naqshbandi mentioned that once a lady from Faisalabad visited him. His wife conveyed to him that this lady is greatly troubled and has been crying since she came, therefore listen to her problems and help her with some advice. The lady sat behind a curtain and …

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Incident on the Miraculous nature of the Quran

Hazrat Moulana Zulfiqaar Saheb Naqshbandi mentioned the following in one of his lectures. A Pakistani Hindu fell ill having contracted cancer of the blood. The hospital authorities discharged him when they had lost all hope of his recovery. At home he remained troubled and sad. The thought always lingering in …

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One Reaps only what one Sows

Hazrat Mufti Mahmood Saheb Alaihir Rahmah said that once a man came to visit him from Kanpur. His father was a very pious person. This individual asked Hazrat Mufti Mahmood Saheb Alaihir Rahmah why Ulama of today are not like the Ulama of the former times such as Hazrat Moulana …

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Fun and Good Times – All the Time? … But of course

Imagine a world of total peace and harmony, no fuel price increases, free electricity, zero percent global warming, no harmful gas emissions, total wireless communication, mega fast accident free instant travel options, etc, etc. The good news is that all this and much more will soon be a reality and …

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The Cellular Phone

Hereunder is the introduction from the booklet, “Laws pertaining to the use of the cellular phone” which is a translation of the Urdu book, “Masaail-e-mobile” compiled by the Muftis of Mazaahirul Uloom, Saharanpur, India. The English rendering has been published by Madrasah Taleemudden, Isipingo Beach, South Africa. It is an …

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Friendship

Adopt moderation in friendship Etiquette Eleven ONE SHOULD FULFIL THE PROMISES MADE TO ONE’S FRIEND Whatever promise was made to one’s friend should be fulfilled since non-fulfilment of promises is a type of falsehood. Nabi Kareem Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has advised in a Hadith that one should not argue …

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Protection

Bribery and corruption is the order of the day in many government departments. Our work cannot be complete or done without giving Vitamin “B” Bribery. In India the term is casual “Chai Paani” (“For my tea and Water”). Nabi Kareem Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has very clearly prohibited this act …

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The Question of Capital

The Muslim community of South Africa can count itself lucky in many ways. In particular, we can be grateful for the infrastructure that we have as a minority community. There are thousands of Masaajid, Madaaris and other institutions serving the Muslim community. But, where did these come from and will …

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Rules of a Muslim Home – Rule no. 10

Kindness to one’s Neighbour Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has said that whoever believes in Allah Ta’ala and the Last Day should refrain from causing harm to his neighbour. (Mishkaat) Among the important rules of a Muslim home is being kind and considerate to one’s neighbours. There are numerous Ahaadith …

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