Tag Archives: Inspirations

September, 2022

  • 5 September

    Lesson 15 – Maintaining relationships

    Lesson 15 – Maintaining relationships As humans, we are prone to having various types of relationships with others. As Muslims, we are taught to honour good relationships. On one occasion, an elderly lady visited Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). He enquired about her and gave her added attention. When she left, Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) asked: ‘Why did you give so much attention to this old woman?’ Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) replied: “She used …

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 …

  • 8 October

    Become a key towards good – audio

    طوبى لعبد جعله الله مفتاحا للخير مغلاقا للشر Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Glad tidings for the one whom Allah uses as a key for [opening] good and a lock for evil.’ (Sunan Ibn Majah, hadith: 238) This is a talk I delivered on this topic. Download here 08/10/21

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 13/08/2021

  • 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 05/08/2021

July, 2021

  • 28 July

    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.’ (Al-Mu’jamus saghir, Hadith: 1178)   Other narrations have labelled this deed as: ‘The most virtuous of deeds’ and ‘A sure means of forgiveness.’ (Tabarani; Targhib, Hadith: 3878/9) …

  • 17 July

    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: ‘Keeping watch/Guarding the Muslims in the path of Allah is better than the world and whatever is upon it.’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2892)   Sayyiduna Salman al-Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that he heard Rasulullah …

  • 11 July

    ‘Ibadah during the month of Dhul Hijjah (audio)

    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