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Bitterness is a Killer!…Don’t Poison yourself with it.

Bitterness is a Killer!…Don’t Poison yourself with it. By Sister S Bemath We tend to think that circumstances causes us to become bitter, but this is not always the case. Bitterness is something that happens to us, it is a characteristic we develop. To swallow a daily dose of poison …

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General Advice for those going for Haj and Umrah

General Advice for those going for Haj and Umrah The following are some advices that were given to some of the students going for Haj by Hadhrat Mufti Ibraaheem Salehjee (db), Hadhrat Moulana Ilyaas Patel Saahib (db) and other Asaatidhah of the Madrasah Purpose and Intention When embarking on such …

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Hajj

Three Steps to Haj When it comes to preparing and enjoying a special dish of food, firstly we need to make the arrangement of getting all the ingredients. Thereafter we need to know how to put the ingredients together and prepare the dish. Lastly, we simply serve the meal and …

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Islam

A Muslim is the one who submits his will to God; hence a follower of Islam is a Muslim. A Muslim is a human being just like everyone else, hence just like all humans, a Muslim is not perfect, and just like everyone else has his/her flaws and mistakes. Islam …

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Want a Palace(In Jannah)?..Give up Malice!

Every person’s honour is sacred. We are duty-bound to respect and honour our fellow brothers and sisters and never…yes NEVER to hold an iota of malice or ill will in our hearts towards them. The Noble Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) tried to eliminate hatred, malice, jealousy and …

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Impermissibility of Insurance Policies

Impermissibility of Insurance Policies Introduction It is a well-known fact and an oft-repeated phrase that Islām is not just a religion; it is a way of life. For this reason, the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم instructed us in all matters of our daily lives, regardless of how insignificant or …

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Live like brothers – Deal like strangers

Live like brothers – Deal like strangers Live like brothers, deal like strangers.This short treatise, “LIVE LIKE BROTHERS – DEAL LIKE STRANGERS” is a translation of an article by Hazrath Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani Saheb (madda Zilluhu). The original Article titled “Mu῾āmalāt Ki Safāi’ Aur Tanazu῾āt” was published in the …

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Tasawwuf

Shaykh Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb on Tasawwuf 1. What is Tasawwuf? The purpose of Tasawwuf is to reform oneself to the extent of being compliant to Shari’ah in every aspect of life and gaining closeness to Allah. This injunction is replete in the Qur’aan and Ahaadith. If one is able …

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Keeping the spark of love alive in a relationship

Keeping the spark of love alive in a relationship As the days come to closer to one’s marriage, excitement, ecstasy and elation pump through the bride and groom. The build up to marriage is an experience of thrill and jubilation. When the marriage is solemnised, one’s happiness and delight is …

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The War of the Women

The War of the Women A popular English saying says that “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” The meaning being that if a woman feels like something unfair happened to her, her anger will be limitless. I’m not going to say that that is necessarily true or not, …

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