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September, 2021

  • 24 September

    Your friend, your influence – audio

    وَيَوۡمَ يَعَضُّ الظَّالِمُ عَلٰى يَدَيۡهِ يَقُوۡلُ يٰلَيۡتَنِى اتَّخَذۡتُ مَعَ الرَّسُوۡلِ سَبِيۡلًا‏. يٰوَيۡلَتٰى لَيۡتَنِىۡ لَمۡ اَتَّخِذۡ فُلَانًا خَلِيۡلًا‏. لَقَدۡ اَضَلَّنِىۡ عَنِ الذِّكۡرِ بَعۡدَ اِذۡ جَآءَنِىۡ​ ؕ وَكَانَ الشَّيۡطٰنُ لِلۡاِنۡسَانِ خَذُوۡلًا‏. ‘And the day when the wrong-doer will bite his hands, saying: If only I had stood by the Messenger! Woe is me! If only I had not taken such a one for a friend! He led me astray from the Admonition …

August, 2021

  • 13 August

    Earnings, the rights and wrongs – audio

    Allah Ta’ala is the Only Sustainer. He has allocated and provided the sustenance for the entire creation. This is what Allah Himself has taken as his responsibility. Ours is to ensure that we seek this sustenance vial halal means. Listen to a series of talks delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on this topic: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

  • 5 August

    How to receive the du’as of the Angels

    This article is from the many ones that were inspired by my Beloved Father (rahimahullah). He commenced the discussion on this particular one whilst I was at his side during a dialysis session. Such was his love for ‘ilm, that he engaged in its discussions everywhere, and not just in a classroom or from a mimbar. May Allah Ta’ala fill his grave with nur, and raise his ranks in Jannah. …

July, 2021

  • 11 July

    ‘Ibadah during the month of Dhul Hijjah

    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 (rahimahullah) on this topic. Download here

June, 2021

  • 11 June

    The dangerous malady of hardened hearts – audio

    Being neglectful of Allah Ta’ala as well as overindulgence in sin, causes the heart to harden. This results in one not taking effect from any advise or admonition. A hard heart is cursed, and is far from Allah Ta’ala’s mercy. Listen here to my lecture on this topic.

April, 2021

  • 2 April

    Create a barrier between yourself and sin – audio

    A person whose heart is void of Taqwa will easily fall into sin. Fear Allah Ta’ala wherever you are. Taqwa will safeguard and protect a person from sin and will help to create many barriers against sin. This is a talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah), on this topic. Listen to the talk here

February, 2021

  • 15 February

    The generosity of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the barakah of ten dirhams

    When doing any deed, one’s duty is to ensure sincerity of intention. Allah Ta’ala is the One who accepts, and grants barakah as He pleases. Hereunder is an inspiring Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once purchased an upper garment for four dirhams from a fabric merchant. He left the shop wearing the garment, when an Ansari …

January, 2021

  • 10 January

    Iman and its branches – audio

    أَلَمْ تَرَ‌ كَيْفَ ضَرَ‌بَ اللَّـهُ مَثَلًا كَلِمَةً طَيِّبَةً كَشَجَرَ‌ةٍ طَيِّبَةٍ أَصْلُهَا ثَابِتٌ وَفَرْ‌عُهَا فِي السَّمَاءِ. تُؤْتِي أُكُلَهَا كُلَّ حِينٍ بِإِذْنِ رَ‌بِّهَا ۗ وَيَضْرِ‌بُ اللَّـهُ الْأَمْثَالَ لِلنَّاسِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَذَكَّرُ‌ونَ. وَمَثَلُ كَلِمَةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ كَشَجَرَ‌ةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ اجْتُثَّتْ مِن فَوْقِ الْأَرْ‌ضِ مَا لَهَا مِن قَرَ‌ارٍ‌ Have you not considered how Allah presents an example: a good word is like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its branches in the sky? It …

December, 2020

  • 14 December

    The actual reason for our current pitiful state

    My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) often cites the following eye-opening incident from the life of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu). Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) was given the title: ‘Hakimul Ummah’ [the wise one of the Ummah] by Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Shaykh (hafizahullah) says: ‘Among the wisdoms of Sayyiduna Abud Darda is the following:’ When the Muslim army conquered the Island of Cyprus (in the year 32 A.H.) …

  • 2 December

    Feeling the pain of the Ummah

    An essential part of the culture of Islam is for each individual to consider himself/herself as part of the same body. 1. Sayyiduna Nu’man ibn Bashir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘The believers in their mutual mercy, love and compassion are like a single body, when one limb is in pain the rest of the body joins in insomnia, fever and restlessness’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: …