Youth

How do we lawfully entertain ourselves as teenagers?

QUESTION Assalamu alaykum ww respected Mufti sb. I had this question if you could please help me out. A young teenage Muslim asks how do we lawfully entertain ourselves today when almost everything around us is Haram? For example most of the video games are haram, the trending pubG, netflix …

Read More »

Shades of Leaves on a Single Tree & Human Race

  I was enjoying my daily stroll when I came near a set of trees lined up on the walkway. I had passed a few of the trees when a particular tree caught my eye and attention. This tree was very vibrant, full of colour and abundant with leaves. It …

Read More »

How Do YOU React To Hardship & Ease?

  Allāh has kept it no secret: as long as man lives, he shall not be left alone. Tests from all corners of life will be thrown at him in order to uncover his essence and exhibit his core. Indeed, how many a times has one assumed to know another …

Read More »

An Open Letter To Muslim Parents

Bismillah hir rahmaan nir raheem Before I begin, I’d like to highlight three things: Firstly, like everything in life, this is not a blanket statement that applies to every teenager/young adult, but rather an assessment of the feelings of many, many youth who have confided in me or expressed their …

Read More »

The Cure to Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Black Friday is the sacred festival of one of the world’s fastest and most aggressively spread new religions. This religion has its holy places, its towering shopping cathedrals lit with decorations and promises of salvation. This religion has its rituals, its recurring pilgrimages, its devout followers engaged literally in qiyām al-layl as …

Read More »

Matric Farewell, Islam Farewell

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   After spending 13 or 14 cumbersome and grueling years in school, some in private Muslim schools, the Grade 12s finally reach the end of a long journey – a journey that heralds the start of a new academic phase in tertiary education, and another journey …

Read More »

Shaytaan: “See you at the Matric Farewell Party”

  Matric is a critical year in your schooling career; indeed, it’s a turning point in your life. We all know the matric year is met with intense study sessions, a whole lot of cramming and really high stress levels coupled with anxiety. When that hard work pays off, matriculants …

Read More »

Exam Time

As the end of the year approaches, the level of concern, worry and anxiety rises. It becomes a time of working hard and burning the midnight oil. Leisure and pleasure are sacrificed. Everything possible is done to achieve the best pass. There is total support and assistance in whichever way …

Read More »

Strive to be Simple in Five

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za In this day and age, there are very few places that we can frequent without encountering posters, billboards and flyers advertising “CONSOLIDATE YOUR DEBT!” “BLACKLISTED? WE CAN HELP!” Even more surprising than the amount of debt aid agencies that have sprung up is the amount of people that flock …

Read More »