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The World Cup | The Spiritual Harms P2

  5.) ZINA (ADULTERY / FORNICATION)   Allah Ta’ala says, “And come not near to Zina. Verily it is a shameful and evil path.” [Surah Al- Isra 17 : 32]   It is a very evident fact that these events promote Zina in abundance. Besides adultery of the eyes which …

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The World Cup | The Spiritual Harms P1

  by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (rahmatullah alayh)   [This article was prepared before the World Cup 2010, which was hosted by South Africa. The advices relate and apply to all sports events, which are in conflict with Islamic teachings.]   The hype and talk presently is the World Cup. …

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After Ramadan, Try to keep the 6 Fasts of Shawwaal.

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat It’s the second day of Shawaal today and everyone is still in the fasting mode. Habits can form in thirty days, and due to Ramadaan, our bodies have been programmed to wake up for Sehri, not eat anything in between, and then await for Iftar. Before …

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10 things to ponder upon as Ramadaan ends

  It seems like yesterday that we welcomed Ramadhan. Now we are in to the last few hours of this mubarak month. It’s time to reflect on how we spent the month and to use these last days to rescue it. If it ends well, it was spent well. As …

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Wasting Away Ramadhan/Eid at the Zoo Lake

Faizel Patel, 2016-07-Eid at the Zoolake As the blessed month of Ramadan draws to a close, some people will sigh with relief that’s it’s finally over. Ramadan has become a burden for many people who claim that fasting and Taraweeh is unmanageable and just a waste of time and flout …

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Preparing for Eid al-Fitr

by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani (edited by Bilal Ali) Source: http://www.ilmgate.org       Shawwal is the first of the three months named Ashhur al-Hajj (the months of hajj). Although the major acts ofhajj are normally performed on the first ten days of Dhu ‘l-Hijjah, yet the whole period starting …

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 Ramadaan almost over…Now what???

  By Umm Ammarah eislam.co.za The Month of Ramadaan is coming to an end and the transition from Ramadaan to Eid and thereafter should be a path the that brings us closer to our Creator and a path that treads the Sunnah i.e. The way of the Messenger of Allah …

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How to perform Istikhara

How to perform Istikhara The essence of Istikhārah is to seek goodness in any task a person intends undertaking. It is Mustahab (commendable) to perform Salātul-Istikhārah when one intends to undertake an important matter in one’s life. The method of Istikhārah is as follows: Perform two Rakaats with the intention …

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The Importance of Sadaqatul Fitr

eislam.co.za Sadaqatul fitr is a compulsory charity which becomes payable on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.   The Noble Messenger of Allah ( Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The fast remains suspended between Heaven and Earth until the fitrah is paid.” Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam made charity of Fitr compulsory as a purification of fasts …

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Status of Dreams in Istikharah

Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahmaan  Firstly, one must understand that none of the narrations in the Ahadith have any mention regarding a dream, or even about performing the ‘Istikharah’ before sleeping. However, some ‘Ulama do prefer that Istikharah be performed before sleeping. With regards to the person who does see …

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