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The real value of Iman and good deeds – audio

In the court of Allah, we are valued in accordance to our level of Iman, and A’mal (good deeds). Irrespective of who we are, and what is our social standing, the more din we have, the more value we will have in the court of Allah. Listen to the talk delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on this topic here.

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The actual reason for our current pitiful state

My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) often cites the following eye-opening incident from the life of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu). Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) was given the title: ‘Hakimul Ummah’ [the wise one of the Ummah] by Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Shaykh (hafizahullah) says: ‘Among the wisdoms of Sayyiduna Abud Darda is the following:’ When the Muslim army conquered the Island of Cyprus (in the year 32 A.H.) …

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Feeling the pain of the Ummah

An essential part of the culture of Islam is for each individual to consider himself/herself as part of the same body. 1. Sayyiduna Nu’man ibn Bashir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘The believers in their mutual mercy, love and compassion are like a single body, when one limb is in pain the rest of the body joins in insomnia, fever and restlessness’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: …

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The life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

A special program on the life and memory of our Ameer and Founder; Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) that was conducted on 7th November 2020 at the Darul Hadith Research Centre.   List of the Guest Speakers including their respective time stamps in the recording: 2:15 – Moulana Moosa Olgar saheb (hafizahullah) 14:20 – Moulana Ilyas Patel saheb (hafizahullah) 40:08 – Moulana Uthman Kadwa saheb (hafizahullah) 1:01:25 – Du’a by Qari …

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The Charity of Ibn Jurayj (rahimahullah)

Allah Ta’ala and His Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) have promised barakah for those who give charity with sincerity. Allah Ta’ala states: ‘Allah destroys interest, and increases charity.’ (Surah Baqarah, Ayah: 276)   Hereunder is an inspiring incident on this topic: Makkiy ibn Ibrahim (rahimahullah) narrates: ‘We were with Ibn Jurayj (rahimahullah), when a beggar asked for something. Ibn Jurayj (rahimahullah) told his treasurer: ‘Give him a dinar (gold coin).’ The …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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) …

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