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Inheritance laws – Book

  By: Shaykh Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas Patel (d.b) The potential for conflict in money matters is an open secret. If one’s financial matters are not absolutely clear, problems in most instances are bound to arise. These problems sometimes lead to serious conflicts which often result in split families and estranged …

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 The Enormity of Usurping Inheritance

  Sheikh Salah al-Budair, may Allah preserve him, delivered the Friday Khutbah entitled, “The Enormity of Usurping Inheritance,” in which he talked about the seriousness and unlawfulness of encroaching upon the inheritance of others, particularly that of women and orphans, as the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, warned …

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Inheritance – Important Points To Consider

  The importance of following the Islamic Law of Inheritance can be appreciated by the fact that Allah Himself explains the share allotment in great detail. Other laws were left for Nabi to elaborate on. Yes, we learn greater detail from the Ahaadeeth, the application of the Sahabah and consensus …

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Joy Forever, Grief Forever

    All through the centuries Allah sent down thousands of messengers, dozens of books, and One Message. This Central Message has three components: 1) Allah is the Creator and the Master of the universe. He is the One we must worship and obey. 2) He sent down guidance through …

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Freedom of Expression?

  By: Khalid Baig   Islamophobia in the media: Should Muslims react? How should they react? Where do they stand on the philosophical issue underlying all this?   In the media the issue has been framed as a clash between two camps. One camp stands for freedom of expression. The …

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Freedom or Destruction?

From all corners of the globe, slogans of freedom are constantly chanted. The call for freedom of speech, children wanting their freedom, women demanding freedom, etc, are commonly heard. The demand for freedom has spiralled out of proportion to such an extent that children want ‘freedom’ from their aged parents. …

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Too many Cooks Spoil the Broth!

  Ever wondered what in the world that meant? Especially when you walk into a world class buffet and take in the spread of food. Hot and cold cereals and porridges, freshly baked rolls and breads of countless varieties stacked neatly in wicker baskets, pastries, crepes, crumpets, pancakes and waffles …

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Ameer Muawiyah Radhiyyallahu Anhu – Status and Personality

The Sahabah al-Kirām are from amongst those eminent people concerning whom Almighty Allah has declared his eternal satisfaction and blessings in the Holy Qur’an. Therefore, anyone who challenges the honour and status of these great souls has indeed challenged the decree of Almighty Allah. Hadhrat Abu Hurairah narrates that Rasūlullah …

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Who are the Ahlul-Bayt – Part 2

    Rasulullah  Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam not only used the title of Ahlul-Bayt for his family, but he would also include those Sahabah Radhiyallahu Anhum who enjoyed a very close relationship with him amongst the Ahlul-Bayt. Examples of this are given in the following Ahadith: 1. a) Rasulullah  Sallallahu …

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