Tag Archives: Knowledge

October, 2022

  • 1 October

    The Importance of Good Manners with ‘Ulama

    This book was written for students of knowledge, by the Great Muhaddith of India, ‘Allamah Habibur Rahman A’zami (rahimahullah) (Demise: 1412 A.H.). He has highlighted herein, key points of note in terms of displaying the proper conduct towards one’s teacher. Despite the primary audience for such guidance being formal students of formal teachers, these etiquettes also apply to every Muslim who learns from the guidance and discourses of his local …

August, 2022

  • 17 August

    Golden Guidelines for those on the path of Knowledge (e-book)

    This booklet is a translation of a lecture delivered by the great Muhaddith of Syria, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) in which he addressed Scholars and students of Islamic knowledge. These were the innermost concerns and feelings that Shaykh poured out to the audience. They are actually solutions to the academic crisis that has clouded the circles of knowledge today. Realising its importance and relevance to the English-speaking student, it has …

March, 2021

  • 12 March

    Six principles that every person ought to aspire for – audio

    Faqih Abul Layth As Samarqandi (rahimahullah) mentions six principles that every Muslim ought to aspire for:   1. Acquiring knowledgeh. 2. Befriend those who encourage towards good and forbid wrong. 3. Recognise your enemies. 4. Meditate over the signs of Allah. 5. Exercise justice with the creation of Allah. 6. Prepare for death.   Here is a two part talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar …

November, 2020

  • 19 November

    The life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

    A special program on the life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) that was conducted on 7th November 2020 at the Darul Hadith Research Centre.   List of the Guest Speakers including their respective time stamps in the recording: 2:15 – Moulana Moosa Olgar saheb (hafizahullah) 14:20 – Moulana Ilyas Patel saheb (hafizahullah) 40:08 – Moulana Uthman Kadwa saheb (hafizahullah) 1:01:25 – Du’a by Qari …

September, 2020

  • 29 September

    Questions unrelated to ‘amal (practice)

    Some people have the habit of pursuing such topics that have no relevance to one’s practical life (‘amal). Our pious predecessors (salaf) would sternly discourage this as it is a waste of time and could even lead to confusion. (Fathul Bari, Hadith: 7289)   These types of questions have even been discouraged in the Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam): إن الله كره لكم قيل وقال، وكثرة السؤال، وإضاعة المال “Indeed …

August, 2020

  • 9 August

    Four deeds for increasing the memory

    The following was written by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) for the benefit of students of knowledge and all others who need it. Shaykh writes: The four deeds below are effective in increasing one’s memory and protection from forgetfulness: 1. Pray two rak’ats of nafl salah; in the first rak’ah after Surah Fatihah, recite فَفَهَّمْنَاهَا سُلَيْمَانَ ۚ وَكُلًّا آتَيْنَا حُكْمًا وَعِلْمًا ۚ وَسَخَّرْنَا مَعَ دَاوُودَ الْجِبَالَ …

July, 2020

  • 8 July

    Love and support for ‘Ulama – audio

    Several Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) and those after them said: “Be an ‘Alim (scholar), or one who strives to become one, or at least one who listens (to the ‘Ulama) or one who loves (them). Do not become the fifth (one who hates them) for you will be destroyed.” Listen to the talk I delivered on this topic here

June, 2020

  • 12 June

    The amazing value of supporting Islamic knowledge

    The value of supporting Sincere Scholars and sponsoring Islamic Knowledge Knowledge is the heart beat of Islam. Its like the blood that flows through the veins of a human body; when that stops, the body dies. Preservation of the ‘Ulama is imperative to preserving Dinul Islam in its pure form. The Institutions of knowledge are the fountainheads. Every Muslim household should be connected to an institution of Islamic knowledge (madrasah/Darul Uloom …

February, 2020

  • 10 February

    Not everything is suited for everyone

    In addition to possessing knowledge, wisdom and diplomacy is important. The same tone will not be used for all. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) used various methodologies to impart knowledge; at times he would ignore the person to whom he wanted to pass the message, on other occasions he would give extra attention to the one he wanted to draw closer to him. Sometimes he would address the culprit directly, and at …

December, 2019

  • 27 December

    ‘Allamah Binnory; a Muhaddith and Mufti

    Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) was a great Muhaddith of his time. He was a master in the field of Hadith, a research scholar and a critic. Together with the knowledge of Hadith, he also acquired a vast knowledge and deep understanding in fiqh. His proficiency in fiqh was deep-rooted and profound. Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) achieved such an honour and distinction that he was from the most illustrious students of …