Tag Archives: Inspirations

April, 2020

  • 27 April

    ‘Allamah Binnory’s (rahimahullah) Ramadan

    One of ‘Allamah Binnory’s students writes: In the Mubarak month of Ramadan Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) used to become the embodiment of worship. He would keep fast with a lot of fervor and would pass a major portion of the night in Salah and recitation of Quran. Despite pain in the knees he would listen to five juz in Tarawih Salah. When he was in the Haramayn Sharifayn, he …

March, 2020

  • 19 March

    The life lines from Allah Ta’ala – audio

    From time to time Allah Ta’ala gives us ‘life-lines.’ These are the occasions wherein Allah Ta’ala dispenses additional mercies upon his creation. Here is a talk that I delivered on this topic. Download here

December, 2019

  • 15 December

    The Significance of the 15th of Sha’ban

    The 15th of Sha’ban, which is commonly referred to as “Laylatul Bara-ah” (refer: Tafsir Razi and Ruhul ma’ani, Surah 44. Ayah: 3) is one of the significant nights in the Islamic calendar. Ibnul Haj (rahimahullah) states: “The salaf (pious predecessors) would sanctify this night and prepare themselves for it in advance” (Al-Madkhal, vol.1 pg.299) Some people, due to being ill-informed actually refute the auspiciousness of this occasion. The following paragraphs serve …

October, 2019

  • 1 October

    Knowledge is for practice

    There currently seems to be a widespread notion that: knowledge is for propagation, instead of practise. Therefore as soon as we come across a useful piece of information we immediately think of forwarding it instead of first planning to implement it in our lives! Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: “No person’s feet will be allowed to move on the day of Qiyamah until he answers the following questions: How he …

  • 1 October

    A brief biography of My Honourable Teacher; Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Fadlur Rahman Azmi

    Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana FadlurRahman A’zami (hafizahullah) is one of my senior Bukhari teachers. After I graduated from Madrasah Talimuddeen in Ispingo Beach, Durban, South Africa (1998), I attended Shaykh Fadlur Rahman saheb’s Hadith lessons in Madrasah ‘Arabiyyah Islamiyyah in Azaadville, South Africa (in the year: 2000). Hereunder is a brief bio of Shaykh, that is extracted from: A Brief Biography of Shaykhul Hadith, Fazlur Rahman Azmi by Mufti Atiqur Rahman …

September, 2019

May, 2019

April, 2019

  • 8 April

    Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) in Ramadan

    Generally in ‘Allamah Binnory’s Tarawih, he had the habit of listening to three juz every night. Despite weakness of his feet and difficulty in his knees, Shaykh Binnory stood and performed Salah. When tiredness and pain became unbearable, then according to the need he would sit for a few moments only. He used to say that there is no enjoyment in sitting in Salah. Sometimes after a set of four …

December, 2018

  • 18 December

    Hifz Jalsah (Audio)

    This is a lecture I delivered at a Hifz graduation Jalsah recently, which also discusses the inspiring story of Sayyiduna Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah (radiyallahu’anhu). Listen to it here

November, 2018

  • 9 November

    Allamah Kawthari (rahimahullah)

    ‘Allamah Muhammad Zahid Al-Kawthari (rahimahullah) was among the most unique and spectacular Hanafi ‘Ulama of his time. Birth & early studies He was born in a small city near Duzce, Turkey, in the year 1296 A.H (1879). He began his quest for knowledge in Duzce itself until the age of 15. After first acquiring preliminary knowledge in Fiqh, Hadith, etc. with his father, he then began to benefit from other …