Allah Ta’ala has inspired humans to adopt good qualities. Human beings can progress in the qualities that Allah Ta’ala has instilled in them. Among these qualities is adab; to have respect/manners/etiquettes. This is something of utmost importance although many of us regard it to be trivial. Here is a talk that I gave on the topic of Adab. Please note that the audio recording is cutoff towards the end. Download …
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As a rule, in every Muslim’s life, his religion must always be preferred over entertainment. Or else very little of Islam will remain. Adherence and reverence for one’s creed must reign supreme. This is not to say, Islam doesn’t allow recreation, or light heartedness. The sirah of our beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) has many examples of his jovial side. These are well documented and are known to many. Crucial …
Allah gives many opportunities and occasions for a person to be forgiven. But amidst many thousands and millions that Allah forgives, there is one category of people who are always deprived from this mercy. These are people who harbor enmity, malice and rancor in their hearts for their fellow Muslim brothers/sisters. Here are some guidelines from Quran and Hadith that will help us dispel and remove this sickness of hatred, …
There have always been enemies of Islam throughout time, who attacked the credibility of the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) from various angles. Those who attack the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) are actually targeting Islam, but they hide their vendetta against Islam behined this smoke screen!
How often have we purchased items from vendors on the streets and sidewalks? Some of us who do so, also have the habit of bargaining with these poor vendors. The following Hadith is a source of guidance and inspiration on this topic:
Among the signs of divine acceptance, is that Allah Ta’ala places love for an individual in the hearts [and tongues] of his fellow pious contemporaries and the generations that follow. ‘Allamah Muhammad Yusuf Al-Binnory (rahimahullah) was a world renowned Scholar. His high academic rank was approved by one and all. For our own inspiration, hereunder are a few quotations from the ‘Ulama of his era – outside the Indo Pak subcontinent- who had acknowledged …
It is no secret that the year end brings with it tons of festivities. This is the most dangerous period for a believer. The temptations are on many fronts, and are all cramped into this brief period. During these days, people actually compete in how to out do each other in Allah’s disobedience! The company we keep is the company we are. Here is a lecture on the three advices …
Islam is a balanced religion and addresses all sectors; the employer as well as the employee, the oppressor as well as the oppressed and so on. My previous article was addressed to the husbands, on how to inculcate the noble character of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) in the home. This one is an attempt to balance the scale. Hereunder are a few Hadiths that guide the wife on how to cherish …
One of the great expositions of Almighty Allah’s divinity is the creation of the spouse. The system of procreation is in itself unique as well as divine. Mind boggling is the fact that the entire human race has been extracted from a single couple; Nabi Adam (‘alayhis salam) and Sayyidah Hawwa (radiyallahu ‘anha).
The great Hadith Master; Muhaddithul ‘Asr, Shaykh Muhammad Yusuf Al-Binnory (rahimahullah) wrote a detailed article on this topic. The following is a brief summary: