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Humility

  Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: There was a dispute between Hell and Paradise and it (Hell) said: “The haughty and the proud would find abode in me”. And Paradise said: “The meek and the humble …

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Five before Five

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate All praise be to Allah, and may peace and blessings be upon the most noble of the Prophets and Messengers The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: “Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, …

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Adultery, With Consent

by Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Counselors, psychologists and social-workers are normally bound to confidentiality. Even if you hold a gun to their head, they will not divulge the intimate details of anyone’s personal life. However, details of a new shocking and shameless sexual trend in the Muslim community are forcing them …

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HOME , Sweet Home

  “It is the only basis on which a healthy society has ever been built and can be built today” By Khalid Baig “My own feeling is that we’ve pushed women too far,” says Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, the 80 year old Harvard University doctor who is frequently called “America’s …

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Successful wrongdoers don’t deserve envy

Abu Hurairah relates that the Apostle of God (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “You should never be envious of an evil-doer because of some advantage or prosperity. You do not know what suffering he is going to endure after death. With Allah [i.e., in the Hereafter] …

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Knowledge is for practice!

  There currently seems to be a widespread notion that: knowledge is for propagation, instead of practice. Therefore as soon as we come across a useful piece of information we immediately think of forwarding it instead of first planning to implement it in our lives! Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said, …

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The Sin of Fornication and Adultery

  We’ve all heard of the seven deadly sins, but in reality their number is not limited to seven. Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas said: “Seventy is closer to their number than seven”.  A major sin is one for which the Quran/Sunnah prescribes a punishment in this life and in the next, …

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‘Get married in Safar’

With the month of Safar upon us, Ulama are exhorting the Muslim public to let go of superstitious baggage regarding this month that they say has its roots in the Days of Ignorance. In years gone by, Cii Radio has witnessed that there are still comparatively fewer Nikahs being performed …

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Superstition & the Month of Safar

All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn …

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