Lesson 11 – Bringing joy to a Muslim

Lesson 11 - Bringing joy to a Muslim Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whoever does for his brother what pleases him, solely to bring him joy, Allah will bring joy to him on the day of Qiyamah.’…

Virtues of neighbourhood watching

There are numerous Hadiths that expound on the virtues of protecting/guarding the Muslims and their property. Hereunder are a select few: Sayyiduna Sahl ibn Sa’d as-Sa’idi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:…

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…

You are in charge and accountable

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu 'anhuma) narrates that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) saying: ‘Everyone of you is a guardian and is responsible for his charge; the ruler is a guardian and is responsible for his subjects, the man…

The Rights afforded to Women in Islam

This is a transcript of a lecture given by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the topic of The Rights afforded to Women in Islam. The transcript was checked by Darul Hadith, before publishing. Download the eBook…

Our Duty towards our children – Audio

The current secular environments that we live in, sometimes alters one's understanding of basics. Among these basics, is the duty towards our children. Here is a talk on this subject, delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar…

The Sunnah of exchanging gifts

Among the many Sunnats of our Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) that pertain to our social life is the beautiful Sunnah of exchanging gifts. Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Offer gifts to each other, for this creates affection and removes the…

Rectified motives and reformed children

The Honourable Hadith expert of our times, Al-Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah protect him) often states that the residents of Madinah Munawwarah regularly make the following du’a: اللّٰهُمَّ أَصْلِحِ النِّيَّةَ والذُّرِّيَّةَ Allahumma aslihin…

How to cherish your Husband

Islam is a balanced religion and addresses all sectors; the employer as well as the employee, the oppressor as well as the oppressed and so on. My previous article was addressed to the husbands, on how to inculcate the noble character of Rasulullah…

The Best of You…

One of the great expositions of Almighty Allah’s divinity is the creation of the spouse. The system of procreation is in itself unique as well as divine. Mind boggling is the fact that the entire human race has been extracted from a single couple; Nabi Adam…

The value of Din (religion) – Audio

In every man's life, it is his Din (religion) that should reign supreme. Globally today, religion is given the 'back seat'. The importance that is suppose to be attached to one's Din, activities and responsibilities of Din is swiftly diminishing. Sadly,…

Isal-Thawab (Your link to the Deceased)

Whoever comes to this world has to depart and therefore everyone suffers the loss of a dear and near person at some point in his or her life. One method of reducing the grief felt over that loss is to constantly benefit the deceased through Isal-Thawab, which…

For the sake of our beloveds…

Sometimes we make certain choices in life based merely on the fact that 'if my father/mother/child/wife/beloved was alive, he/she would do the same' or we do it “for old time’s sake”. This stems from the love that we possess for each other. When one loves…

Rights of Parents – Audio

A series of lectures on this most vital contemporary challenge, by My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah).   Part one Part two Part three Part four Part five Part six Part seven 01/04/2015

Like Father…

My previous post provided a glimpse of Khalifah ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Azeez’s method of training his children. Now I would like to share the result of this nurturing. The Historians mention that he had fifteen children, three of which were daughters. Each of them…

It’s our offspring at stake!!!

Upbringing our children in current times is truly challenging. If nothing is done soon, one cannot imagine how worse it could get. There’s nothing sadder than “losing” your child. Tips by Khalifah ‘Umar ibn’Abdil ‘Aziz I feel that Khalifah ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil…

Istikharah in the Light of the Sunnah

This book, by my dear friend Shaykh Abu Usamah clarifies many complications people have in understanding the reality of Istikharah. When it was first published, it proved extremely beneficial to every reader, even the learned ones. This is the third edition.…

Inheritance, the full detail – Audio

This is a recent lecture by my Beloved Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) in which he has highlighted -in detail- all that needs to be known on this crucial topic. Download here 09/05/2013

Sublime “Holiday Spots”

A man was on his way to a neighboring village when an angel suddenly appeared before him. ‘What takes you to this village?' Enquired the angel. ‘To visit a brother whom I love for the sake of Allah,’ was the sincere reply. The angel questioned further, ‘do…

Respect for Parents – Audio

A lecture by my Honourable Father; Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) Download here 19/12/2012

Additional Spending on ‘Aashura Day

There are several legitimate practices in Islam that have been wrongfully deemed as incorrect. In an era of religious melt-down, we cannot afford such incorrect assertions One such practice is: Spending on one's family on the day of 'Aashura (The 10th of…