Quran Completion Jalsahs; Do we know the reality?

It is the utmost mercy of Allah Ta’ala that our country is blessed (and continues to be blessed) with Huffaz of the Holy Quran. The abundant Madrasahs are a sign of the high level of din in our country. Muslims in most parts of the world are deprived of this…

What to do when you hear about the wrong of your Muslim brother – Audio

Islam teaches us to collectively support each other at times of need. One such occasion is when a fellow muslim falls into sin. A muslim never rejoices at the mistake of his fellow brother/sister. Sayyiduna 'Umar (radiyallahu'anhu) practically demonstrated an…

Tafsir of verse 6 of Surah Safat – Audio

إِنَّا زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِزِينَةٍ الْكَوَاكِبِ "Indeed We have adorned the sky of the world (the first sky) with the decoration of the stars." (Surah Safat, verse: 6) Here is a Tafsir (exegesis) of the above verse, that I delivered in a talk.…

Inculcating the quality of Taqwa – Audio

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ وَلَا تَمُوتُنَّ إِلَّا وَأَنتُم مُّسْلِمُونَ "O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims." (Surah Al 'Imran, verse: 102) وَمَن يَرْغَبُ عَن…

Reciting & listening to the Quran in Ramadan

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu 'anhuma) narrates that: "Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) was the most generous of all the people, and he would peak in generosity during Ramadan when Jibril ('alayhis salam) use to meet him. Jibril…

‘Allamah Binnory’s Weeping and Crying

Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) was the proof of the true meaning of the verse: وَإِذَا سَمِعُوا مَا أُنزِلَ إِلَى الرَّسُولِ تَرَىٰ أَعْيُنَهُمْ تَفِيضُ مِنَ الدَّمْعِ مِمَّا عَرَفُوا مِنَ الْحَقِّ "When they hear what has been revealed to the…

Hifz Jalsah – Audio

This is a lecture I delivered at a Hifz graduation Jalsah recently, which also discusses the inspiring story of Sayyiduna Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah (radiyallahu'anhu). Listen to it here Download a PDF version of this talk here

Remain steadfast as you have been commanded – Audio

The companions of Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) noticed some grey strands of hair on the beard of Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam), and told him that you seem to be getting old very quickly. Nabiy (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) replied that…

Forget not Allah, before He makes you forget yourselves – Audio

Allah Ta'ala says: وَلَا تَكُونُوا كَالَّذِينَ نَسُوا اللَّهَ فَأَنسَاهُمْ أَنفُسَهُمْ ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْفَاسِقُونَ 'And be not like those who forgot Allah, so He made them forget themselves. Those are the disobedient.' (Surah Hashr, Ayah: 19) Click here…

Imam ibn Jarir Al-Tabariy (rahimahullah); One who led his entire life like Ramadan!

During the month of Ramadan, we worship Allah Ta'ala by abstaining from acts that are usually Halal. i.e., Food, drink and permissible relations with one's spouse. The following is a glimpse into the life of a Scholar who emulated Ramadan his entire life.…

Is Adab (respect) really so important?

Passing on etiquette as insignificant generally leads to the abandoning of deeds that are Sunnah, which leads to the discarding of a wajib (compulsory) act and so on. Imam ‘Abdullah Ibn Mubarak (rahimahullah) said: “If I leave out a single etiquette of Islam,…

Causes of Allah’s Mercy – Audio

This is a series of brief talks delivered by my Honourable Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb on the above topic. There are 10 sessions in this series. Click on the following:

Reasons for Allah’s Curse part 5 – Audio

By Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) Click here for part five and here for the last part of this discussion. To be followed by "Reasons for Allah's Mercy" 15/12/2012

Causes of Allah’s Curse part 3 – Audio

The third part of this series by my Honourable Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) Click here 15/12/2012

Causes of Allah’s Curse part 4 – Audio

Click here for part four of this series. 15/12/2012

Causes for Allah’s Curse part 1 – Audio

The first of several discussions on this topic. Explained in a unique manner by Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) Download here 15/12/2012

Verses of Quran that were revealed repeatedly

Allamah Suyutiy (rahimahullah) has enumerated up to nine different verses or surahs of the noble Qur’an that were revealed more than once,

Recommended times for using the Miswak

Perhaps the most encapsulating Hadith on the importance of brushing the teeth with a Miswak is the narration of Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu'anhu) wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu'alayhi wasallam) says: "Use the Miswak, for it is a means of cleansing the…