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The Obligatory Nature of Hajj

By Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh The advent of the month of Shawwāl brings with it the remembrance of Ibrāhīm ‘alayhis salām and his memorable hajj. All over the world, those who are fortunate make preparations for this great spiritual experience. Hajj is from the five pillars of Islām …

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Giving Deen the ‘Green Light’ to enter our homes

  Allah Jalla Jalaluhu has endowed us, Muslims with a great gift in the form of the Deen of Islam. Allah (Subhanhu wa Ta’ala) says in Qur’an Kareem: Today I have perfected your Deen for you, completed My bounty upon you and chosen Islam as your Deen. [Qur’an 5:3] It is now our duty to see that …

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The Hero of Qadisiyah

Sahaba Series – Beloved Companions may ALLAH be pleased with Them. Our Heroes, Our Role Models We are now in a small town in a narrow valley. There is no vegetation, no livestock, no gardens, no rivers. Desert after desert separates the town from the rest of the world. During …

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Not going to Hajj ?? – Get the reward anyway

  Deeds that equal the reward of Hajj almiftah.com Hajj without a Visa! Since Hajj is among the most virtuous deeds in Islam, and not everyone can afford it (especially on a continuous basis) Allah Ta’ala has attached the reward of optional Hajj to certain other deeds for the benefit …

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Lunar Eclipse and Ṣalātul Khusūf

An eclipse of the moon (lunar eclipse), which will be total, will be visible from South Africa on the night of Friday, 27th July 2018. This phenomenon takes place when, by the Will of Allah, the earth comes between the sun and the moon and covers the entire moon with …

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From Idols to Islam

Assalaamu ‘alaikum Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem My intention is to share my journey from being a Hindu to accepting Islam. I hope that my story will be an inspiration to the Ummah. I was born into a devout Hindu home, where the normal activities included attending the temple which was built …

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Moulânâ Ashraf ‘Alî Thânwî (Rahimahullâh)

  Birth Hakîmul Ummat, Moulânâ Ashraf ‘Alî Thânwî (رحمه الله) was born on 5 Rabî’uth-Thânî 1280 A.H. in the village of Thâna Bhawan. He lost his mother at a tender age and was brought up by his father in a fairly affluent background. His father took great pains in teaching …

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Why I Am Not a Feminist

Muslims have committed acts of terror. They have murdered and bombed and caused all manner of heinous death and destruction. Western political groups have taken these crimes as an opportunity. They insisted that these acts of terror were not isolated incidents. No, these were just the tip of the iceberg. …

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