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February, 2014

  • 20 February

    Boost your Memory

    The scholars have enlisted many practices for boosting the memory, however most of these practices are based on experience and are not from the Hadith. There is no harm in practicing upon these as long as one is aware of the above. My Honourable teacher, Al-Muhaddith Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah protect him) usually recommends -among other things– the following salat on Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wasallam) to be recited frequently …

January, 2014

  • 8 January

    The Sunnah Response to Rain

    When referring to rain, Allah Ta’ala has mentioned dual purpose. In one verse, He says: “And he is the One who sends the winds ahead of his mercy” i.e, rain (Surah Furqan, verse: 48) In another verse Allah Ta’ala says: “When they (the nation of Aad) saw a cloud approaching their valleys, they said, ‘This could will give us rain’ Nay! It is the calamity you were to be hastened. A wind …

August, 2013

  • 29 August

    7 Steps to Becoming Debt-Free

    Many people, at some point in their lives end up in financial debt. Nobody likes it, but it just happens. Taking loans is perfectly permissible in Islam, as long as it doesn’t entail riba (usury) and it isn’t for a purpose that is against Islam. Hereunder are seven ways to remove the noose of debt from our necks. Du’as for the Fulfillment of Debts 1) Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) says: “Rasulullah …

July, 2013

  • 3 July

    Du’a when Ramadan arrives

    Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) use to teach the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) the following du’a when the blessed month of Ramadan would arrive: اَللّٰهُمَّ سَلّمْنِيْ لِرَمَضانَ وَسَلّمْ رَمَضانَ لِيْ وَسَلّمْه لِي مُتَقَبَّلا (رواه الطبراني في الدعاء والديلمي ، وسنده حسن- كنز العمال 8/584) Allahumma sallimni li Ramadana, wa sallim Ramadana li, wa sallimhu li mutaqabbala.   Translation: O Allah! preserve me for Ramadan, safeguard Ramadan for …

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. …

December, 2012

  • 15 December

    Authenticity of the Du’a for the Bazar

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: “Whoever recites the following du’a after entering the bazar, will receive a million rewards, one million sins of his shall be forgiven, his rank will be raised by a million stages and (in some narrations) he will receive a palace in Jannah”

  • 15 December

    A Simple Format for ‘Ibadah on Auspicious nights

    Our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has mentioned: “Indeed your Rabb has reserved certain special moments in time (in which He emits abundant/special mercy). Be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is how do we “avail ourselves” and maximise our benefit from these blessed nights? Here under is a suggested format …

  • 15 December

    A Beneficial treatment for Recurring Wounds

    Some people suffer from recurring wounds and sores that cease to heal. Apart from the medical treatment of such wounds, the following should also be implemented. Shaykh ‘Ali ibnul Hasan ibn Shaqiq (rahimahullah) reports that he was by Imam ‘Abdullah Ibnul Mubarak (rahimahullah) when a man asked him, “O Abu ‘Abdir Rahman! A boil has emerged on my knee since seven years, I have tried different treatments and consulted many …

  • 12 December

    Cure for Depression

    Sayyiduna Anas bin Maalik (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that it was the noble practice of our beloved Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘Alaihi wasallam) after every Fardh Salah to place his right hand on his forehead (and in some narrations: on his head) and recite the following supplication: بِسْمِ اللهِ الذِيْ لا إلٰهَ إِلا هُوَ الرحْمٰنُ الرحِيم ، اللهُم أَذْهِبْ عَني الْهَم وَالحُزْن Bismillahillazhy laa ilaaha illa huwa-Rahmaanu-Raheem. Allahumma Azh-hib ‘annil-hamma wal-huzn. Translation: In the …

  • 5 December

    The Virtue and Format of Salatut Tasbih

    By Moulana Zeyad Danka The Virtues of Salatut Tasbih Salatut Tasbih is a very important and meritorious form of salah. This is evident from several Hadiths, wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) emphasised on it and enjoined it as a matter of great kindness and favour. As such, the ‘Ulama, Jurists, Muhadditheen, and Sufis throughout the centuries have been particular in offering this Salah.