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December, 2020

  • 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: …

November, 2020

  • 20 November

    Blessed Fruits

    Allah Ta’ala has repeatedly made reference to the gift of fruit in the Holy Quran. In one verse Allah Ta’ala says: “Do you not see that Allah sends down rain from the sky, and we produce therewith fruits of various colours.” (Surah Fatir: verse: 77)   Elsewhere Allah Ta’ala says: “and He sent down rain from the sky and brought forth fruits as provision for you.” (Surah Baqarah: verse: 22)   Gratitude …

  • 19 November

    The life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

    A special program on the life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) that was conducted on 7th November 2020 at the Darul Hadith Research Centre.   List of the Guest Speakers including their respective time stamps in the recording: 2:15 – Moulana Moosa Olgar saheb (hafizahullah) 14:20 – Moulana Ilyas Patel saheb (hafizahullah) 40:08 – Moulana Uthman Kadwa saheb (hafizahullah) 1:01:25 – Du’a by Qari …

September, 2020

  • 16 September

    No suffering goes unrewarded

    Difficulty and hardship have become widespread in the world today. People are suffering in various forms throughout the globe. The simple solution for this is a ‘collective revival’ of the Sunnah of our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Nevertheless, for a believer, no difficulty, loss or suffering goes unrewarded. Hereunder are three authentic Hadiths [from among many] on this topic, as a reminder and inspiration to all: 1. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) …

April, 2020

  • 28 April

    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 (‘alayhis salam) would meet him every night in Ramadan to revise the Quran. [During those days] Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was even more generous than the fair winds.’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 6)   …

December, 2019

  • 27 December

    ‘Allamah Binnory; a Muhaddith and Mufti

    Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) was a great Muhaddith of his time. He was a master in the field of Hadith, a research scholar and a critic. Together with the knowledge of Hadith, he also acquired a vast knowledge and deep understanding in fiqh. His proficiency in fiqh was deep-rooted and profound. Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) achieved such an honour and distinction that he was from the most illustrious students of …

August, 2019

  • 26 August

    Beneficial deeds for Isal Thawab

    When faced with the tragedy of the death of any near or dear one, we are encouraged to engage in isal thawab; i.e, to dedicate the reward for nafl (optional) deeds to the deceased. Hereunder is a list of some suggested deeds for Isal thawab, that have been mentioned in the Hadith. This is not an exclusive list, but indeed a recommended one. Reciting the Quran Sayyiduna Ma’qil ibn Yasar …

April, 2019

  • 29 April

    The huge rewards for attending a funeral

    As we get closer to Qiyamah, death becomes more widespread. At present, we receive the sad news of the death of near and dear ones with more frequency than before. Click here for what to do when receiving the sad news of someone’s passing away. To attend a funeral is the right of our fellow Muslims and indeed very rewarding. The Tabi’i; Imam Mujahid (rahimahullah) said: ‘Attending a funeral is the …

March, 2019

  • 22 March

    What to do when hearing news of a funeral

    My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (hafizhahullah) usually offers the following advices for when we hear the sad news of the passing of a fellow Muslim. These are simple, but effective and do not take much time. When hearing the news of the death of a fellow Muslim, do the following: 1. Recite: inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ 2. Make du’a for forgiveness …

  • 11 March

    When in difficulty with no help in sight

    Sayyiduna ‘Utbah ibn Gazwan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has reported from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) that when one is lost in any lonely place or finds himself in any difficulty without any assistance at hand, then he should call out the following three times: يَا عِبَادَ اللهِ أَعِينُونِى Ya ‘ibadallahi a’inuni O! The servants of Allah, help me.   ‘From the unseen, Allah will provide means [via the Angels] for the protection …