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Advice on the topic of Nikah – Audio

Nikah/Marriage is from the sunnah of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). Whoever practices on the sunnah will become beloved to Allah Ta’ala. There are many questions surrounding this topic: When must we the nikah take place? Who must we marry our daughters to? Where must the nikah be contracted? Which nikah will bring the most blessing?   Listen to this lecture delivered  by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar …

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Din is Well-Wishing – Audio

Sayyiduna Tamim Ad Dari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Din is to wish well. We asked, ‘For whom’? [Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] replied: ‘For Allah, His Book, His Messenger and for the leaders and the common Muslims” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 55)   ‘Allamah Nawawi (rahimahullah) states that this Hadith encompasses all of Din and it is therefore the most fundamental Hadith of Rsaulullah (sallallahu …

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7 Du’as for Knowledge

Knowledge is something one needs throughout one’s life. Hereunder are seven suggested du’as for beneficial and increase in knowledge, which are to be recited daily. ١- رب زدني علمًا (Surah Taha:  Ayah: 114) ٢- اللّٰهُمَّ إني أَسْأَلُكَ عِلْمًا نافِعًا، وَرِزْقًا طيِّبًا، وعمَلًا مُتَقَبَّلًا (Sunan Ibn Majah, hadith: 925) ٣- اللّٰهُمَّ انْفَعْني بما عَلَّمْتَنِي، وَعَلِّمْنِي ما يَنْفَعُني، وزِدْنِيْ عِلْمًا (Sunan Tirmidhi, hadith: 3599) ٤- اللّٰهُمَّ فَقِّهْنِي في الدِّينِ، وعلِّمْنيَ الكتابَ والحِكْمةَ والتَّأْويل …

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The Importance of Good Manners with ‘Ulama

This book was written for students of knowledge, by the Great Muhaddith of India, ‘Allamah Habibur Rahman A’zami (rahimahullah) (Demise: 1412 A.H.). He has highlighted herein, key points of note in terms of displaying the proper conduct towards one’s teacher. Despite the primary audience for such guidance being formal students of formal teachers, these etiquettes also apply to every Muslim who learns from the guidance and discourses of his local …

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From Our Perspective (2nd edition)

The purpose of this book is to enlighten the reader about the authentic proofs that support the Hanafi standpoint on over fifty issues of fiqh which the salafis raise objection to. This is solely to satisfy the enquiring mind and to assure the followers of the Hanafi school of the solid basis for their views. The book is meant to be brief, and therefore most of the chapters have just …

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Lesson 15 – Maintaining relationships

Lesson 15 – Maintaining relationships As humans, we are prone to having various types of relationships with others. As Muslims, we are taught to honour good relationships. On one occasion, an elderly lady visited Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). He enquired about her and gave her added attention. When she left, Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) asked: ‘Why did you give so much attention to this old woman?’ Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) replied: “She used …

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Lesson 14 – Love for the symbols of Islam

Lesson 14 – Love for the symbols of Islam Allah Ta’ala says in the Holy Quran: ومن يعظم شعائر الله فإنها من تقوى القلوب ‘And whoever honours the symbols of Allah, it is certainly out of the piety of the heart.’ (Surah Haj: verse 32) Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) had a deep and sincere love for all the symbols of Islam. Whether it was the Masajid, the Quran Sharif, the …

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