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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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Remembering death

Every person that comes to this world has to leave it some day. Reminding ourselves of death will ensure we make adequate preparations for the life to come. This lecture was delivered by my beloved father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (hafizahullah), on this essential topic. Download here 

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Shaykh ‘Awwamah’s love for the Sunnah

My respected friend, Shaykh ‘Awwamah’s son, Dr Muhyuddeen (hafizhahullah), writes: ‘My respected father continuously encouraged his family in the home to adopt the various Sunnahs of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). He encourages them by saying that these Sunnahs create closeness and love for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and being laxed in the Sunnah is a result of hardheartedness, and it distances a person from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). Among the Sunnahs …

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Audio series on Atharul Hadith by Shaykh ‘Awwamah

The book; Atharul Hadith… was written by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) many years ago, to stem the onslaught of the salafi mindset. This book has proven to be very effective in rectifying one’s outlook (manhaj) in the academic discussions of Hadith. The book enjoys universal acclaim and has been re-published many times. It has also been translated into other languages. Recently, Shaykh (hafizahullah) recorded several verbal …

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