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November, 2016

  • 7 November

    The Best of You…

    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).

October, 2016

  • 18 October

    We have our own standards of conduct..

    My beloved and respected teacher in Madinah Munawwarah, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah protect him) once mentioned a story about his senior teacher, Shaykh ‘Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah (rahimahullah). I wanted to share it for its profound message and immense inspiration:

December, 2015

  • 16 December

    Trade as Islam teaches us

    Sustenance is fixed and will be given to us. The test is on how we attain this sustenance, which method we adopt to get our sustenance. Islam gives a complete guide to trade and commerce, what is approved and legalized according to the command of Allah. Here is a series of talks by My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) giving details on the topic. Part one Part two Part …

November, 2015

  • 18 November

    Secure your future

    No minority in any country is assured of complete safety unless they enter into an accord with the locals. Accords of safety and peace treaties are generally agreed to verbally or in writing. Before emigrating to Madinah, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) first took assurances from the Ansar when they met in Mina. This is referred to as “Bai’atul Aqabah” in which the few dignitaries of Madinah pledged their support to Islam …

July, 2015

  • 31 July

    Do not just believe everything you read!

    ‘Don’t believe everything you read’ – These were the words of wisdom of the great Shaykh ‘Abdullah Sirajuddin (rahimahullah), the senior Teacher of my Honourable Shaykh, Al-Muhaddith Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah protect him). He offered this advice to Shaykh ‘Awwamah in his early days of study, after he approached his Teacher to clarify a dodgy incident about Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) which he had just read the night before.

April, 2015

  • 14 April

    Rights of others

    A series of lectures on this topic, by My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him).   Part one Part two Part three

August, 2014

  • 4 August

    What to do with ‘Hearsay’?

    The other side of the story A woman once brought a claim against another woman before Qadi Shurayh (rahimahullah). After some time, she began to cry bitterly. Those who were present were convinced that the woman was wronged. Qadi Shurayh replied: “Indeed even the brothers of Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) cried by their father.” i.e, Despite their sobbing, they were still guilty. (Kitabul Adhkiya, pg.63) Moral Therefore, no matter how convincing …

April, 2014

  • 7 April

    Pride; its signs, causes and remedies

    A series of lectures on the crucial topic of Pride, delivered by my Beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) Download here: one two three four

October, 2013

  • 31 October

    Academic Theft!

    In the spirit of sharing knowledge, many people at some time or the other end up forwarding an email, re-sharing a post or re-tweeting what they received from others whilst omitting the initial source of that valuable piece of knowledge. This is ethically incorrect and can be termed as a form of disloyalty and treachery! When we share knowledge, its best to state the source, so that the quotation carries …

  • 4 October

    Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam, Not S.A.W.!

    There is certain etiquette that applies when we take the names of our predecessors. These are Great leaders in deen, and they deserve a certain amount of respect. Many have the habit of merely sufficing on abbreviations like: “r.a.” or “a.s.” Even worse is the use of the “s.a.w.” acronym! The Greatest human on earth deserves more respect than that. To suffice on an abbreviation instead of the entire “sallallahu’alaihi …