The month of Sha’ban – Audio

Due to Sha'ban occurring between two well known months; Rajab & Ramadan, its significance is not fully understood by all. Listen to a lecture I delivered on the month of Sha'ban here.

Qurbani/Udhiyah, with your own hands

Its a trend nowadays for people to have their Qurbani/Udhiyah animal slaughtered by others, at some far off farm, or even abroad. Whilst there may be justifiable reason for some, one should consider the following: Sayyiduna Buraydah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports…

10 Points about the Day of ‘Arafah

The day of 'Arafah is the most important day for a Haji. Whilst only a select few of the Ummah are chosen by Allah Ta'ala to physically be on the plains of 'Arafat on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, there are several virtues and deeds mentioned regarding the day of…

‘Ibadah during the month of Dhul Hijjah – Audio

Dhul Hijjah is one of the four sacred months of the Hijri calendar. Actions during this month are more meritorious, especially the first ten days of this month. Here is a talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar…

The Ten days of Dhul Hijjah; a time to become beloved to Allah!

The ten most blessed days of the year have arrived! From the entire three hundred and sixty days of the Islamic calendar, there is no other set of ten days that is more virtuous, than the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. (Lataiful Ma’arif, pg. 468-469)  …

What to do on ‘Aashura day?

Hereunder is a brief description of how to spend the auspicious day of 'Aashura, in light of the Hadiths of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam).   1. Observe the Fast and get one year's sins forgiven Sayyiduna Abu Qatadah (radiyallahu'anhu) reports…

What We Need to Know about the Six Fasts of Shawwal

As Ramadan departs, we all are encouraged to extend the momentum by observing the six fasts of Shawwal. The famous Hadith in Sahih Muslim states: “Whoever observes the fast of Ramadan and follows it up with six fasts in Shawwal will be rewarded as if he has…

What to avoid whilst fasting during Ramadan – Audio

Listen to a two series talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the topic of actions to avoid during the fasts. Part 1 Part 2 25/4/20

The coming of Ramadan – Audio

There are several Hadiths that illustrate the importance and significance of the month of Ramadan. Here is a talk by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the topic of preparation for the month of Ramadan. Download…

The life lines from Allah Ta’ala – Audio

From time to time Allah Ta'ala gives us 'life-lines.' These are the occasions wherein Allah Ta'ala dispenses additional mercies upon his creation. Here is a talk that I delivered on this topic. Download here

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:…

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…

Muharram 1441, a new year, but the same old… – Audio

Here is a talk I delivered on the topic above. Download here 15-09-2019

The 10 days of Dhul Hijjah – Audio

The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are the best 10 days of the year. In the Hadith, we are encouraged to increase good deeds during these days. Download my lecture on this topic here

The creed of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) – Audio

Coming of the month of Dhul Hijjah brings to light the life of Nabi Ibrahim ('alayhis salam). Various incidents and aspects of the life of Nabi Ibrahim ('alayhis salam) are mentioned in the Holy Quran. This is a talk by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith,…

15th Sha’ban – Audio

Allah Ta’ala selects certain moments in time in which He emits His special mercy. Indeed the 15th of Sha'ban is one such occasion and an auspicious night, a night to engage in tawbah, as well as 'ibadah. Download my lecture on this topic here

Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) in Ramadan

Generally in ‘Allamah Binnory’s Tarawih, he had the habit of listening to three juz every night. Despite weakness of his feet and difficulty in his knees, Shaykh Binnory stood and performed Salah. When tiredness and pain became unbearable, then according to…

Sha’ban; A time to prepare

The sighting of the Crescent of Sha'ban signals the good news of Ramadan's imminent arrival. A believer grows in anticipation with the passing of each day. Days like these, are what a believer ‘lives for’. The best month to fast, outside Ramadan Nabi…

Changing the route from the ‘Eid Salah

Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu'anhu) reports that when it was the day of 'Eid, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would attend and return from the 'Eid salah using different routes. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 943)   Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) –the famous…

The month of Ramadan – Audio

We are on the threshold of the month of Ramadan, a great month in the Islamic calendar. The merits and virtues of the month of Ramadan is highlighted by the narration of Sayyiduna Salman Al Farsi (radiyallahu 'anhu), in which Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi…

Make the most of Ramadan – Audio

Generally we understand the favours of Allah Ta'ala that are in the form of wealth, jobs, homes and properties. Likewise, every opportunity that Allah Ta'ala has given us to draw closer to Him, is also a bounty and favour. Here is a talk of mine, on how to…