Ml Muhammad Abasoomar

August, 2019

  • 12 August

    Don’t ever give up your Iman, whatever the temptation! (audio)

    This is a lecture I delivered on the importance of holding onto Iman, and resisting temptation, incorporating the deeper meaning of the famous Hadith: بدأ الإسلام غريبا، وسيعود غريبا كما بدأ. فطوبى للغرباء. ‘Islam commenced as odd/strange, and will it return to that state of strangness. Glad tidings for the strangers/those who seem as the odd ones out.’ i.e, because of holding onto authentic Islamic practices… Download here

  • 1 August

    Qurbani/Udhiyah, with your own hands

    Its a trend nowadays for people to have their Qurbani/Udhiyah animal slaughtered by others, at some far off farm, or even abroad. Whilst there may be justifiable reason for some, one should consider the following: Several Hadiths mention that, On the day of ‘Eidul Adha, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would not eat anything until he returned [from the ‘Eid Salah]. Then he would eat the liver of his own animal …

July, 2019

  • 27 July

    The Ten days of Dhul Hijjah; a time to become beloved to Allah!

    The ten most blessed days of the year have arrived! From the entire three hundred and sixty days of the Islamic calendar, there is no other set of ten days that is more virtues, then the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. (Lataiful Ma’arif, pg.468-469)   These are so great, that Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘These ten days are the best days in the world.’ (Musnad Bazzar; Targhib, Hadith: 1727) …

  • 26 July

    The three stages of Hypocrisy

    Muhaddithul ‘Asr; ‘Allamah Muhammad Yusuf Al-Binnory (rahinahullah) writes: ‘In the terminology of Islam, atheism and hypocrisy have the same meaning. The contradiction of speech and action is called hypocrisy and it has three stages: The belief of the heart is correct but actions claim to be contrary. This is hypocrisy in actions. There is no belief at all in the words of Allah Ta’ala and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) but verbal …

  • 26 July

    The different types of shahids (martyrs)

    The ‘Ulama have cited three types of Shahids: 1. One who is considered a Shahid in this world as well as in the Hereafter. This is one who dies in combat against the enemies of Islam. A Shahid in this world is one on whom the rules of a Shahid apply, like not being given ghusl (a bath) after his demise. A Shahid in the Hereafter is one who will …

  • 25 July

    The 10 days of Dhul Hijjah (audio)

    The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are the best 10 days of the year. In the Hadith, we are encouraged to increase good deeds during these days. Download my lecture on this topic here

  • 23 July

    Value the ‘Ulama – audio

    An authentic Hadith states: Allah Ta’ala will not take knowledge of Din by snatching it all at once. Rather Allah Ta’ala will take away knowledge by taking away from this Dunya the ‘Ulama… (Sahih Bukhari) Download my talk on respecting and valuing the ‘Ulama here

  • 22 July

    The creed of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) – audio

    Coming of the month of Dhul Hijjah brings to light the life of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam). Various incidents and aspects of the life of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) are mentioned in the Holy Quran. This is a talk by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (hafizahullah) on this topic. Download here

  • 17 July

    Ensure to only consume halal – audio

    Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘A time will come wherein a man will not be bothered about the source of his income, if he is taking from halal or haram sources.’ (Sahih Bukhari) Download my four-part series on this topic here

  • 9 July

    Suppressing the animalistic traits – Audio

    One who does not enhance his spiritual self will eventually be dominated by his/her animalistic traits. One who reaches that stage falls in the court of Allah. Here is a series I delivered on this topic. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3