Home | *Inspiration (page 20)

*Inspiration

The Ultimate ‘Contact’

Saalim bin ‘Abdillah (rahimahullah) was the son of the illustrious Sahaabi, ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma). He was born during the khilaafah of ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and was a great Muhaddith and Mufti of Madeenah Munawwarah. On one occasion, the ruler, Hishaam bin ‘Abdil Malik, entered the Ka’bah and met …

Read More »

Object Of Despair

Emma is a lawyer And so is Aisha too Colleagues going into court At circa half past two Its 1 O’Clock right now Aisha prays before the trial They grab a bite and chat about this and that Conversing with a smile Aisha is in full hijab With a loose …

Read More »

Daily Anti-Depressant

Many people are under the misconception that an increase in wealth will lead to an increase in happiness. However, this could not be further from the truth, as depression affects people across all income-brackets and from all walks of life. The severity of depression can perhaps be gauged by the fact …

Read More »

The Law Of The Garbage Truck

  Sixteen years ago I learned an important life lesson, in the back of a New York City taxi cab. I hopped in a taxi, and we took off for Grand Central Station. We were driving in the right lane when, all of a sudden, a black car jumped out of …

Read More »

Going After Mugs

    The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “Riches does not mean having a great amount of property, but riches is self-contentment.” [Saheeh Bukhaari]     A group of alumni well established in their careers went to visit one of their old teachers. The conversation soon turned to …

Read More »

Most Beloved

  Abdallah ibn Amr (radi Allahu anhu) said: “The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) was never immoderate or obscene. He used to say, ‘Among those of you who are most beloved to me are those who have the finest character.’” [Sahih Muslim] The character of Rasul Allah …

Read More »

Jamiatul Ulama KZN Skills Development Centre (SDC)

  JANUARY /FEBRUARY 2018 UPDATE   Alhamdulillah, we commenced with our Skills Empowerment course (January-June) 2018. The course duration is six months. Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm. The current group consists of twelve dedicated learners. Eight students are Muslim whilst four are non-Muslim. Students are from …

Read More »

ALLAH’s Love for his Creation – Inspirational

Subhaanallah… what a reminder!!!   A man just got married and was returning home with his wife. They were crossing a lake in a boat, when suddenly a great storm arose.   The man was a warrior, but the woman became very much afraid because it seemed almost hopeless.   …

Read More »

A Day in the Life of a Syrian Woman

I walked up the stairs along with my daughter Nour in the poorly lit corridor. I entered the room shyly and in broken Arabic greeted all the sisters in the room. A family in this Syrian village had invited me for dinner and I looked forward to such invites. Not …

Read More »

A Life of Gratitude

When you scroll through Instagram, Facebook and you look at the picture perfect life of your family, friends and random people remember they are fighting battles and facing challenges you may know not of. They also have dark days, worries, stress, pain and tears masked behind a beautiful smile. Yes …

Read More »