Tag Archives: Etiquette in Islam

March, 2022

  • 29 March

    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 …

December, 2021

  • 8 December

    Lesson 13 – The Power of Du’a

    Lesson 13 – The Power of Du’a Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Make du’a to Allah with conviction of acceptance.’ (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3479)   When asking from Allah Ta’ala, one should always envisage Allah’s unlimited treasures and power. Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) had a distinguished level of conviction in the power of du’a. When he had any type of need, he …

October, 2021

  • 13 October

    Lesson 12 – The Sunnah of Gifting

    Lesson 12 – The Sunnah of Gifting Offering gifts (hadiyyahs) to each other is a noble trait and well encouraged in Islam. People around the globe have the habit of gifting each other on special occasions. In a famous Hadith, Nabi (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Exchange gifts, and you will generate mutual love.’ (Al-Adabul Mufrad, Hadith: 594)   My Beloved Father; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah) would always endeavour …

August, 2021

  • 5 August

    How to respond in times of crisis – audio

    Allah Ta’ala sent every man into this Dunya so that he can leave this Dunya, we all came to go. Allah Ta’ala tests us through different conditions in life, prosperity, as well as adversity. How we respond in these conditions is crucial. Here is a talk I delivered on this topic. Download here

June, 2021

  • 2 June

    Lesson 10 – Spread the Salam

    Lesson 10 – Spread the Salam Nabi (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) was once asked: ‘Which qualities of Islam are the best?’ He replied: ‘feeding the people and saying Salam to those whom you know and those whom you do not know.’ (Sahih Bukhari)   Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) was extremely particular about the Salam. He would always be the first to greet one and all, whether the person was known …

May, 2021

  • 13 May

    How to advise a sinner – audio

    In this incident, we learn from Amirul Muminin; Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) how to rectify a sinner, with wisdom and gentleness. Download the complete lecture 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 …

December, 2020

  • 4 December

    Social life & Islam – audio

    Allah Ta’ala has selected, perfected and completed the Din of Islam. Islam covers all spheres of life. This is a lecture delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the social aspects of our Din, the rights and wrongs, the do’s and don’ts. Download here 

  • 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: …

August, 2020

  • 6 August

    Inspirations from Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

    Lessons and inspirations learnt from Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (rahimahullah) Written by Moulana Ahmad Jeewa saheb (hafizahullah) – Hazrat Moulana Haroon’s (rahimahullah) deputy Imam at the Isipingo Beach Masjid for the past fifteen years. 1. Hazrat Moulana (rahimahullah) was very particular about visiting the sick to such an extent that even during Moulana’s sick condition and even after going for dialysis after which Moulana (rahimahullah) used to be …