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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 …

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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 (rahimahullah) on this topic. Download here

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Shaykh ‘Awwamah’s plea for preparing high calibre leaders of knowledge

While discussing the state of Islamic knowledge in the world currently, My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) mentioned a very important issue which I will paraphrase in the following paragraphs. These are the concerns of a veteran in the field of knowledge.  The weight of these concerns should be gauged from the fact that Shaykh (hafizahullah) has spent over half a century in the field of Islamic …

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Sirah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) – audio

This is an audio series on the Meccan era of the Sirah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). Topics: Sirah introduction Birth of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) Childhood of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) First wahy [revelation] Da’wah the first command Hardships and torments Meccan response (1-3) Hijrah to Abyssinia Marriage – Profile of the wives of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) children Download here

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