Tag Archives: Inspirations

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

    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

  • 10 July

    Honour through the mubarak Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Allah Ta’ala most definitely honours those involved in learning and imparting Deeni knowledge in this world and the Hereafter. This can be easily understood from the Quran Majid and Mubarak Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). However, Allah Ta’ala many a time, as a motivation, inspiration and lesson for the entire mankind, manifests these honours via dreams, among other ways. An example of this is found in the great …

June, 2021

  • 28 June

    A brief summary of Shaykh ‘Awwamah’s biography

    The following is a summary of the biography of My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah). The original book was written in Arabic by Shaykhs son, my dear friend and colleague; Dr Muhyuddin, titled: صفحات مضيئة من حياة سيدي الوالد العلامة محمد عوامة and published by Darul Hadith Research Centre, Durban, South Africa. At that time, I requested one of my student, who was in the forth year …

  • 15 June

    Build yourself a palace in Jannah

    The five daily Fard Salahs have stipulated optional [Sunnah] Salahs that accompany each of them. On the day of Qiyamah, if there is any deficiency in a person’s Fard Salah, his Nafl Salah will compensate for that. (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 413) Therefore, utmost care should be taken in correcting and perfecting our Fard Salah by fulfilling all its requirements as well as by being particular of performing the Sunnah Salah. …

  • 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 

April, 2021

  • 9 April

    Never compromise your Iman

    Iman is the greatest bounty bestowed by Almighty Allah. This is a talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the topic of Iman. Listen here

  • 6 April

    Lesson 9 – Constant engagement in Dhikr

    Lesson 9 – Constant engagement in Dhikr Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ’anha) said: ‘Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) would be engaged in the Dhikr of Allah, all the time.’ (Sahih Muslim)   The life of a true believer is always centered around Allah Ta’ala and His Messenger (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam). Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah) had the Noble habit of being engaged in the Dhikr of Allah as much as possible. This …