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The Bounties of Allah Ta’ala upon us (audio)

When one is faced with any loss, difficulty or challenge, instead of complaining about it, one should remind oneself of the many many other bounties that one still enjoys. This makes it easier to accept the temporary loss or difficulty. This is a series of talks rendered by my Respected Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (hafizhahullah) on the topic of: The Bounties of Allah. As Humans, we frequently forget the limitless …

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The Injunction of Salah

Salah is a unique ibadah that Allah Ta’ala has ordained, all the other forms of ibadah came down via the medium of Jibril (‘alayhis salam). As for salah, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was given this great miracle during the journey of Mi’raj. This goes to show the greatness of salah. Repetition is the best form of emphasis. The most repeated command in the Quran is of establishing salah, Further more we …

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The Significance of the 15th of Sha’ban

The 15th of Sha’ban, which is commonly referred to as “Laylatul Bara-ah” (refer: Tafsir Razi and Ruhul ma’ani, Surah 44. Ayah: 3) is one of the significant nights in the Islamic calendar. Ibnul Haj (rahimahullah) states: “The salaf (pious predecessors) would sanctify this night and prepare themselves for it in advance” (Al-Madkhal, vol.1 pg.299) Some people, due to being ill-informed actually refute the auspiciousness of this occasion. The following paragraphs serve …

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The Power of the Pen

Ever since man existed, so too did his pen exist. With the passage of time, the only thing that changed was the form and mechanism of this pen. The fact that this tool of knowledge has stood the test of time is proof of its power. One should never underestimate the impact of the written word. Even in an era like ours, where there are so many innovative ways of …

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How to cherish your Husband

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 …

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Love for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

Allah Ta’ala has created in us emotions/feelings/sentiments. From all these sentiments, love is the most dynamic. There was a deep unparalleled love in the hearts of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) for Allah and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). This enabled them to practice the commands of Allah and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) without hesitation. Here is a talk by My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) on the …

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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).

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