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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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The Wake-Up Call

“Beep-beep! Beep-beep! Beep-beep!” The persistent, jarring sound of the alarm clock, rudely bringing an abrupt end to a sound, blissful sleep, is a sound dreaded by most. As much as a person may wish that he could go on sleeping indefinitely, everyone sets an alarm as they understand that the ‘wake-up …

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The Spirit of Generosity

  (Sayyiduna Hakeem bin Hizaam [radhiyallahu ‘anhu] – Part One) Sayyiduna Hakeem bin Hizaam (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) is a Sahaabi of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) who was blessed with an extraordinarily long life – he passed away at the age of one hundred and twenty! Another unique aspect of his life is …

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Project H.E.L.P – Feeding Programme 2021

  Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whoever alleviates the need of a needy person, Allah Ta’ala will alleviate his needs in this world and the Hereafter.” (Sahih Muslim)     The Jamiatul Ulama KZN initiated a weekly feeding programme for the underprivileged residents of Durban and surrounding areas. Alhamdullilah, hot …

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What do I Want in a Spouse?

  Allah Ta‘ala, through His infinite power, has created humankind with such variety that despite the people on earth numbering more than seven billion, every person is completely unique. Be it in physical appearance, or in habits and tendencies, or in societal status and nobility, or even in intelligence and understanding …

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Two Surahs of Hope and Encouragement

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) underwent great difficulties and opposition in Makkah Mukarramah, due to which he was naturally affected and his morale was low. Allah Ta‘ala revealed two surahs filled with inspiration and encouragement to console him and uplift his morale. The first is Surah Dhuha, followed by Surah Alam Nashrah. …

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