Tag Archives: Family

October, 2015

  • 20 October

    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 someone dearly, then that love extends to everything that is connected to the beloved, especially in their absence. A mother will cherish the clothes of her …

April, 2015

  • 1 April

    Rights of Parents

    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

February, 2014

  • 6 February

    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 grew up to be obedient and pious. The most accomplished of them was: ‘Abdul Malik (rahimahullah) ‘Umar (rahimahullah) says: “My son ‘Abdul Malik is most cherished …

January, 2014

  • 31 January

    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 more sad than “losing” your child. Tips by Khalifah ‘Umar ibn’Abdil ‘Aziz I feel that Khalifah ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Aziz’s (rahimahullah) advice below is very apt and pertinent. :وكتب عمر بن عبد العزيز إلى مؤدب ولده  خذهم بالجفاء فهو أمنع لاقدامهم، وترك الصبحة فان عادتها تكسب الغفلة، …

May, 2013

  • 24 May

    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. It’s a book I feel closely attached to and with whose every detail I agree. May Allah continue to use it as a means of spreading pure authentic knowledge. …

  • 9 May

    Inheritance, the full detail

    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

December, 2012

  • 24 December

    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 you have any other motive?’ The man replied ‘No’, upon which the angel exclaimed, ‘I am the messenger of Allah and I assure …

  • 19 December

    Respect for Parents

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

  • 15 December

    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 Muharram)

  • 15 December

    Simplicity of a Sunnah Marriage

    By, Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) A unique explanation of the sunnahs of marriage and simple suggestions for a better matrimony. All of this in less than 40 mins. Download here 15/12/2012