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Can my child become a saint?

Every parent desires the best for his child. In fact, it is only parents and perhaps some educators that would wish for their children and learners better than what they themselves enjoy. In modern times the best is reduced to the “Best comforts of the world.” The ‘best’ car, the …

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A Hadith about gratitude

Hazrat Abu Hurairah Radiyallaahu Anhu narrates that he heard Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam relate that there were three men from the Banu Isra’eel. One of them was a leper, the other bald, and the third blind. Allah Ta’aala wanted to test them, so He sent an angel to them. The …

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Love

“Those that believe have intense love for Allah.” True love is such a characteristic that it can drive a person to exert himself to unbelievable sacrifices and hardships. True love also has the power to turn the heart of the beloved to such a degree that the lover can receive …

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A Poem for a Good Life

Marriage  Carefully choose your life’s match And fall not into any cheap traps Remember problems must hatch Your happiness, it must not snatch For when the devil knocks at your latch Your patience will, surely cover the patch Leaving no trace of any scratch Except happiness you can catch  ________________________________________________________________________ …

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Value of the Ulama

Value of the ’Ulamā Everything in this world has some value attached to it, some greater and others less. The greater the value of the item, the more a person will cherish and treasure it. If a person owns a luxury car, he will value it and be in a …

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Am I being watched?

AM I BEING WATCHED? Cruising down the national freeway, exceeding the speed limit, one almost instantaneously steps on his brakes and decelerates. Why? He catches sight of an RTI official and is well aware that HE IS BEING WATCHED! A person in a supermarket, whose intention is to steal, stops …

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Another chance

Allah Ta’ala, through His grace and bounty, has afforded mankind numerous opportunities of gaining closeness to Him and turning to Him in repentance. These opportunities enable man to undo the wrongs which he may have committed since his last repentance. There is a famous Hadeeth in which Rasulullah Sallallahu alaihi …

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Tafseer of Surah Al Humazah

FROM THE NOBLE QUR’AAN SURAH AL-HUMAZAH (THE SLANDERER) Surah: 104 THEME: BACKBITING, SLANDERING AND AMASSING OF WEALTH In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful 1. Woe unto every backbiter and slanderer. 2. Who amasses wealth and counts it. 3. He thinks that his wealth has immortalized …

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Hadeeth Lesson

HADEETH Hadrat Abu Hurayra Radiyallaahu anhu reported that Rasullullaah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam  mentioned about a man of the Bani Israaeel, saying, “He had asked another Isra’eeli to lend him one thousand dinars. He (the prospective lender) asked him to bring witnesses, the borrower replied, “Allah is sufficient as a witness.” …

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OBITUARY: Moulana Ilyaas Ahmad Bayat Shaheed Rahimahullaah

Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam is reported to have said: “To Allah belongs what He has given, and to Him belongs what He has taken. Everything has an appointed time by Him. Therefore adopt patience and hope for reward”. In the infinite wisdom of Allah Ta’ala, the appointed time of departure …

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