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Al Jamiat Volume 7 No. 1

Tafseer of Surah Takaathur

URATUT – TAKAATHUR (MUTUAL AMASSING OF WEALTH) Surah : 102 THEME :Amassing of Worldly benefits In the name of Allah, The Most Beneficial, The Most Merciful 1.    You are distracted by mutual competition in amassing (worldly benefits). 2.    Until you reach your graves. 3.    No! (This is not the correct …

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RAVE CULTURE : The culture of Shaytaan

Addressing shaytaan, Allah Ta’ala mentions in the Qur’aanul Kareem : “And incite whosoever you are able to with your voice*” (Suratul Israa, verse 64) * Commentators of Qur’aan have interpreted the voice of shaytaan as songs, musical instruments and all those things that invite towards the disobedience of Allah Ta’ala. …

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Sheik Raed Salah’s Visit to Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

Allhamdulillah, The Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) offices were graced by the visit of Sheik Ra’ed Salah on Friday, the 8th of Safar 1429/ 15th  of February 2008 at approximately 11:00am. He was accompanied by Sheik Waleed As Saadi, Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks and other local Ulama. Ulama and staff of the Jamiat …

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Three Talaqs and the laws pertaining to them

The Qur’aanic style clearly portrays that the issuing of three divorces is disliked in Shar’iah. If it ever becomes necessary for someone to separate from his wife, it is sufficient for him to pronounce two divorces only, as the issuing of the third one is neither necessary nor advisable. Instead …

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Eat of the Pure

With the recall of its Halaal department the Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) has now extended its activities to encompass amongst other things, Halaal certification as well as approval and endorsement of establishments and products certified by other organizations. One of the foremost and primary observations made by the Jamiat’s Halaal department …

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Hadeeth Lesson

Allah Ta’ala has placed us in this world to test us. In the Qur’aanul Kareem Allah Ta’ala states: “He who has created death and life in order to test which of you are best in actions and He is the most exalted, The most forgiving” (Suratul Mulk, verse 2) Part …

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A Muslims Response Reaction to Blasphemy

Certain elements in the western media has constantly been looking for avenues to provoke Muslim sentiments and offend Muslims. In recent years, this offensive has reached severely unacceptable proportions. Certain media mavericks have belligerently transcended the limits of respect and religious sensitivity and have struck at the very roots of …

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A perfect role-model for all

If you are rich then there is a model for you in the trader of Makkah. If you are poor then there is a model for you in the one exiled to the valley of Abu Taalib and the migrant to Madinah. If you are a king there is a …

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Friendship and Islam

FRIENDSHIP AND ISLAM For man to live in society it is necessary to establish mutual friendship and brotherhood. In reality, the tendency or urge to keep friends is a natural instinct that Allah Ta’ala has placed in man. Islam has prescribed rules for maintaining healthy ties of friendship. Practising upon …

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Friendship: Sayings of our pious predecessors

Hadrat Omar Radiyallaahu anhu has said that one should refrain from the friendship of an ill-charactered person as one is bound to suffer at such a person’s hands even if he desires to do good. Hadrat Ali Radiyallaahu anhu has said that one should save oneself from being deceived by …

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