Ml Muhammad Abasoomar

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 …

  • 21 September

    Inspirations 2 from Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

    Shaykhul Hadith, Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (rahimahullah) By: Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, where my Beloved Father (rahimahullah) taught for thirty yearas. On the 10th of Shawwal 1441 (3rd June 2020), when the news of the tragic demise of Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (rahimahullah) spread throughout the country and the world, it seemed as if a huge floodlight was suddenly switched off and countless people were left in grief. Like other …

  • 21 September

    Lesson 6 – Expecting the rewards of deeds (ihtisab)

    Lesson 6 – Expecting the rewards of deeds (ihtisab) The Quran and Hadith are filled with warnings against sins and the virtues of good deeds. A believer ought to have yaqin (conviction) on the incentives mentioned by Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam). This is the most effective way of being inspired to obedience. One who has the rewards of deeds in mind, will not shy away from those …

  • 16 September

    No suffering goes unrewarded

    Difficulty and hardship have become widespread in the world today. People are suffering in various forms throughout the globe. The simple solution for this is a ‘collective revival’ of the Sunnah of our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Nevertheless, for a believer, no difficulty, loss or suffering goes unrewarded. Hereunder are three authentic Hadiths [from among many] on this topic, as a reminder and inspiration to all: 1. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) …

August, 2020

  • 31 August

    Lesson 5 – Pondering over Allah’s Creation

    Lesson 5 – Pondering over Allah’s Creation Marvelling over the power of our Creator through His creation is a potent spiritual booster. It is one of the most effective ways of recognising Allah Ta’ala. In many verses of the Quran, Allah ‘Azza wa Jall, asks of man to look at the creation for the purpose of recognising Him. My Beloved Father, Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah) had this noble …

  • 27 August

    What to do on ‘Aashura day?

    Hereunder is a brief description of how to spend the auspicious day of ‘Aashura, in light of the Hadiths of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam).   1. Observe the Fast and get one year’s sins forgiven Sayyiduna Abu Qatadah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘I hope from Allah that fasting on the day of ‘Aashura will atone for the sins of the preceding year’ (Sahih Muslim, hadith: 2738) Note: …

  • 22 August

    Good deeds lead to a good life – audio

    مَنْ عَمِلَ صَالِحًا مِّن ذَكَرٍ أَوْ أُنثَىٰ وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَلَنُحْيِيَنَّهُ حَيَاةً طَيِّبَةً ‘Whosoever acts righteously, whether a man or a woman  and embraces belief, We will surely grant him a good life.’ (Surah Nahl, verse: 97)   This is a lecture on this verse delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) Download here

  • 18 August

    Advice for Imams – audio

    Here is a talk on the advices for Imams delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah). My Beloved Father (rahimahullah) was the Imam of the Isipingo Beach Masjid for over forty years. This lecture was delivered roughly eight months before his sad demise, i.e, After all the experience he gained over the span of his life. He (rahimahullah) would often say: ‘Experience is something you cannot …

  • 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