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Seerah Series Part 14: The Conquest of Makkah

THE CONQUEST OF MAKKAH – PREPARATIONS: When Islam was well established in the hearts of the Muslims, Allah decided that the time had come for His Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and his community to enter Makkah. They would purify the Ka’bah so that it would be a blessed place of guidance …

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Seerah Series part 7: Battle of Uhud

THE BATTLE OF UHUD: REVENGE: When their heroes were defeated on the Day of Badr and the remnants of the army returned to Makkah, it was a terrible blow for the Quraysh. Men who had lost their fathers, sons and brothers approached Abu Sufyan and others who had valuable merchandise …

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Seerah Series Part 1: The Age of Ignorance

ANCIENT RELIGIONS: After the Prophet(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, Isa ibn Maryam, there was a long period without a Prophet. Light and knowledge disappeared. Christianity fell into disrepute and became a matter of sport for the corrupt and the hypocrites. From the very beginning, Christianity had been subjected to alterations …

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10 ugly habits of wives

  If you want to have a happy marriage, stay away from these 10 ugly habits. This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. Alright, “awful” may be too strong of a word (since nearly everyone has done these before, and that certainly doesn’t make you awful). Nevertheless, here’s a list of 10 …

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10 ugly habits of Husbands

  Be sure to guard against these 10 ugly habits that could destroy your marriage.   This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. OK, so you aren’t an awful husband. But there are some pretty awful things you definitely don’t want creeping into your marriage. Your wife deserves better than a husband …

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The Mother’s Lap – The Best Creche

Bint Assalaam There has been shock and outrage after pictures and video footage emerged of a 21 month old baby girl, bound and gagged with packaging tape, at a Johannesburg Day Care Centre. The horrific images of the toddler trying to free herself from her bonds in the crèche’s bathroom …

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Superstition & the Month of Safar

All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn …

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‘Get married in Safar’

With the month of Safar almost upon us, Ulama are exhorting the Muslim public to let go of superstitious baggage regarding the upcoming month that they say has its roots in the Days of Ignorance. In years gone by, Cii Radio has witnessed that there are still comparatively fewer Nikahs …

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Battle of Karbala

A Brief Summary of the Battle of Karbala and Martyrdom of Husayn (Radiyallahu Anhu)   Every page of history is a place of lesson for mankind. The ruthless martyrdom of Sayyidina Husayn (RA) the leader of the youth of Jannah, his family and his companions shall never be forgotten. Every …

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