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Manner of Drinking Blessed Zamzam Water

The significance of the adab of drinking Zamzam Facing the Qibla whilst drinking Zamzam water Classical scholars and jurists (fuqaha) have listed, in their respective works, many etiquettes (adaab) of drinking Zamzam water – of which facing the Qibla is one. The proof for this is what has been related …

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The Sacred Month of Rajab

By Mufti Taqi Usmani Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet. It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows …

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Project H.E.L.P – Pillow Project 2019

On Wednesday, 6th March 2019, the Jamiatul Ulama KZN Project Help (Helping Empower Local People) team undertook a project to distribute approximately 350 quality pillows to the elderly, frail and needy at the Aryan Benevolent Home in Chatsworth, Durban.  Grade 11 learners and educators from the Orient Islamic School volunteered to …

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Rajab

 The month of Rajab is the key to the months of goodness and blessings that follow it. Abu Bakr R. al-Warraq al-Balkhi said: “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds;Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop; and Ramadan is the month to reap the harvest.”  It has similarly been …

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4 Categories of People

If you look into people, you find them in 4 categories:     Obedient to Allah and happy with their life.   Obedient to Allah but unhappy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah but happy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah and unhappy with their life. .   …

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‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

  “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It champions a world devoid of compassion, empathy and love. …

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Goodbye Girlfriend! Welcome Wife!

Alhamdulillah, Allah has granted us a great favour by choosing Islam as our Deen. Allah, the Exalted, says:  “Today I have perfected your Deen for you, completed My bounty upon you and chosen Islam as your Deen.” (Surah Al-Mai’dah, 5:3) Islam is an all-encompassing and holistic way of life. It takes into account all of the human …

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Safe and Secure​

In an age of crime and danger, where hijackings, burglaries, hold-ups, murders, rapes and kidnappings are rife, people are understandably worried about their safety and security. Effective safety and security can be acquired through making du‘aa to Allah Ta‘ala to protect us and reciting the various du‘aas of protection mentioned …

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7 Steps to Becoming Debt-Free

Many people, at some point in their lives end up in financial debt. Nobody likes it, but it just happens. Taking loans is perfectly permissible in Islam, as long as it doesn’t entail riba (usury) and it isn’t for a purpose that is against Islam. Hereunder are seven ways to …

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