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Fasting Has No Equivalent

The blessings related to fasting are truly astounding. Those who fast are able to scale the ranks; expiate their sins; tame their desire; give much in charity; engage in a variety of acts of worship; give thanks to their Creator; avoid being swayed by impulses of disobedience and violations; distance …

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What Fasting Demands From Us 

The following is an English translation of “Rozah Humsay Kia Muṭālbah Karta Hai” by Shaykh al-Islam Mufti Muhammad Taqī ‘Uthmāni, which was published by Idārat-ul-Ma‘ārif Karachi in 2012 CE/1433 AH.   By Shaykh Al-Islam Mufti Taqi Uthmani [After Praise and Salutations] I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Satan. …

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How an Attitude of Gratitude Will Change Your Life

The gift of health is only realised when we fall ill. An old proverb goes, “we cry of having no shoes until we meet a person who has no feet.” It is only when we have nothing that we appreciate the value of a little. Man does not know the …

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The Most Beloved of the Most Beloved

(Sayyidah ‘Aaishah [radhiyallahu ‘anha] – Part One) Allah Ta‘ala had blessed multiple women with the honour of becoming the Azwaaj Mutahharaat (pure and chaste wives of Rasulullah [sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam]). However, from all the Azwaaj Mutahharaat, perhaps the one who is most well-known is Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radhiyallahu ‘anha). Not only …

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Expect the best from Him

Allāh said: أنا عند ظن عبدي بي؛ فليظن بي ما شاء “I will be as my servant expects me to be, so let him expect in me what he wishes.”[1] Those who expect the best from Allāh in every circumstance have not only exercised an act of worship that is …

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Flattening the Curve

All around the world governments are battling the Coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to combat this disease they have enforced various types of lockdowns. However, despite the lockdowns in different countries differing in their regulations and penalties for violations, all the lockdowns have one and the same goal – to ‘flatten the curve’ of …

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Proudly Defying the Law

The global Coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in recent history. This microscopic virus does not differentiate between black or white, rich or poor, educated or uneducated, royalty or commoner. Rather, there is no person who is immune to it. As hundreds of thousands of people are infected, governments around the world …

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Jamiat KZN Taraweeh Guidelines – Extended Lockdown

  Guidelines for Ramadhan & the Performance of Taraweeh Salaah during Lockdown   Issued on 12 April 2020 / 18 Sha’baan 1441   On Thursday 9th April, the President announced an extension to the lockdown for a further two weeks. This means that the lockdown will now continue until 30 …

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Devil’s Drop Box

How long does it take for the first notions of paganism to spread and become manifest? Will we actually be able to recognise that they have spread? Have they already spread? It actually took five centuries for pure paganism to spread to all Arabia before the advent of Islām. Arabia …

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