Ml Muhammad Abasoomar

December, 2019

  • 16 December

    Verify before you amplify

    Any discussion on the spreading of Hadith cannot be left void of the warning against passing on unauthentic narrations. This is due to the grave warnings about fabricated Hadiths. There are approximately 200 Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) that have reported these warnings. (Fathul Bari, Hadith: 110 and Tadribur Rawi, vol. 5 pg. 207)   The Message of Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) In fact, Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has done the same in his …

  • 15 December

    Fasting on ‘Aashura Saturday

    Imams Abu Dawud and Tirmidhi (rahimahumallah) have reported from Sayyidatuna Samma (radiyallahu’anha) that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) said: “Don’t fast on Saturdays unless it’s an obligatory fast” i.e, like Ramadan. (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 2413, Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 744 and others) This Hadith has been quoted by some contemporaries to discourage people from fasting on the 10th of Muharram, or even the 9th or 11th of Muharram, if any of these dates …

  • 15 December

    The Significance of the 15th of Sha’ban

    The 15th of Sha’ban, which is commonly referred to as “Laylatul Bara-ah” (refer: Tafsir Razi and Ruhul ma’ani, Surah 44. Ayah: 3) is one of the significant nights in the Islamic calendar. Ibnul Haj (rahimahullah) states: “The salaf (pious predecessors) would sanctify this night and prepare themselves for it in advance” (Al-Madkhal, vol.1 pg.299) Some people, due to being ill-informed actually refute the auspiciousness of this occasion. The following paragraphs serve …

  • 6 December

    Three things for protection from fitnah – audio

    Sayyiduna ‘Uqbah ibn ‘Amir (radiyallahu’anhu) enquired from Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) as to what to do for salvation [from fitnah]? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Guard your tongue, remain in your home and cry over your sins.’ (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2406) Listen to my talk on this important topic, here 12/06/19

  • 4 December

    Do not substitute the Sunnah for the way of others!

    The Sunnah is the best and most complete way for any human to lead his life in this world. Unfortunately day by day, we find the Muslim ummah shifting further away from the blessed Sunnah of our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). This will bring nothing but further disaster. The following is an abstract from an article that Muhaddithul ‘Asr, ‘Allamah Muhammad Yusuf Al Binnory (rahimahullah) wrote on this topic: ‘Powerful nations …

November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Don’t starve the earth of DinuIslam – audio

    Our actions have a direct effect on the things, creation and conditions around us. When we do good, it draws favourable conditions and when we perpetrate wrongs, the ill effects are felt around us too. Download my lecture on this topic here

  • 18 November

    Control your tongue – audio

    The tongue is an important organ of the body. Islam has given us guidance on this too. Listen to the talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on this important topic. Download here

October, 2019

  • 22 October

    Information Indigestion

    The enthusiasm to share whatever beneficial knowledge we come across sometimes results in the oversight of flooding peoples timelines, inboxes, or ears. This leads to ‘information indigestion’. Do not be too frequent to the extent that the audience or recipients are burdened. This is an established principle of knowledge. Despite the high level of the eagerness that the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) had to learn from Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam), he too would …

  • 18 October

    Our Duty towards our children – audio

    The current secular environments that we live in, sometimes alters one’s understanding of basics. Among these basics, is the duty towards our children. Here is a talk on this subject, delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah). Download here 11/18/19

  • 8 October

    How to acquire the habit of practice

    An extremely beneficial method of inculcating the habit of practicing upon knowledge is to accompany people who do so themselves. One advantage of formerly acquiring knowledge from a suitable teacher is that together with knowledge one is also able to visualise how the teacher applies it in his life.   Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) said: “They –the senior Tabi’un- would study how to practice (‘amal) just as they would study knowledge …