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Rabi’ul Awwal

Allah Taála declares, “There certainly is an example in Allah’s Messenger for he who fears Allah and the last day and remembers Allah abundantly” (Surah Al-Ahzab, verse:21) Rasulullah (sallallahu álaihi wasallam) said: “He who holds firm to my sunnah when corruption is rampant in my Ummah will attain the reward …

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“Hello” to Halloween?

  Islam is a complete way of life. Its wisdom is profound. What Islam prescribes and what it prohibits is always of tremendous benefit for humanity as a whole. Every year, on the evening of October 31st, millions of children in the Western world paint their faces, dress up in …

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All to No Avail​

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ لَن تُغْنِىَ عَنْهُمْ أَمْوَٰلُهُمْ وَلَآ أَوْلَـٰدُهُم مِّنَ ٱللَّـهِ شَيْـًٔا ۖ وَأُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلنَّارِ ۚ هُمْ فِيهَا خَـٰلِدُونَ ﴿١١٦﴾ مَثَلُ مَا يُنفِقُونَ فِى هَـٰذِهِ ٱلْحَيَوٰةِ ٱلدُّنْيَا كَمَثَلِ رِيحٍ فِيهَا صِرٌّ أَصَابَتْ حَرْثَ قَوْمٍ ظَلَمُوٓا۟ أَنفُسَهُمْ فَأَهْلَكَتْهُ ۚ وَمَا ظَلَمَهُمُ ٱللَّـهُ وَلَـٰكِنْ أَنفُسَهُمْ يَظْلِمُونَ ﴿١١٧﴾ Indeed, those who disbelieve, …

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Supermoms

A book, Perfect Madness by Judith Warner, published by Riverhead Books, tells us that during her research, Warner discovered that: “Seventy percent of American moms say they find motherhood today ‘incredibly stressful.’” “Thirty percent of mothers of young children reportedly suffer from depression.” In the lands where all that glitters is …

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Depression

By Shaykh Ash-Shuraym . If one takes a just and unbiased look at the current condition of mankind in general and the Muslims in particular, in an era where technology is at its most advanced and civilization is at its most developed in economic, medical, military and informational terms, they …

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Jamiatul Ulama KZN Youth Day Report 

    Alhamdullilah, on Saturday 19th October 2019, the Jamiatul Ulama KZN organised a Boys Youth Day camp at Sunset Ridge Farm in Camperdown. Youth from various parts of Durban attended with the number of boys reaching almost 60 in total. Upon arrival at the farm, Moulana Abdullah Paruk from …

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Blessings in Disguise…

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf The journey of life often encompasses difficulties, challenges, trials and tribulations. With the right frame of mind and positive attitude we can come out of each “dark tunnel” better, stronger and wiser. We have a choice on how we respond to life’s “storms.” Either we …

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12 Principles of Happiness

1. Live within the parameters of your day. Tomorrow is yet to be born. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: “In the morning, do not expect to live until the evening, and in the evening, do not expect to live until the morning.” (Bukhari)   2. If your heart is struggling to rest, …

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Mockery of Deen

There are many people who, despite their claims to Islam, seek to find fault with or disparage its teachings or beliefs, or make a mockery of Islam. In the early days, we use to travel to India by boat. It took us 21 days to reach Bombay. During my third …

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The Excellence of Greeting / Salaam

• Anas ibn Malik radhiyallahu anhu said, “When the people of Yemen came, Rasulullah sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam said, “The people of Yemen have arrived and they have gentler hearts than you. They are the first to offer the handshake (in greeting).” • Al-Bara’ ibn ‘Azib radhiyallahu anhu said, “Part of …

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