Audio

Formula for success

الْمَالُ وَالْبَنُونَ زِينَةُ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا ۖ وَالْبَاقِيَاتُ الصَّالِحَاتُ خَيْرٌ عِندَ رَبِّكَ ثَوَابًا وَخَيْرٌ أَمَلًا Wealth and children are the adornments of the present life. But the things that last, the virtuous deeds, are better with your Rabb for reward, and better for hope. (Surah Kahf, verse: 46) Good deeds have a huge reward, and their benefits are seen in this worldly life in addition to the immense rewards that wait …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Recitation of the Quran brings about nur (light) in the home

إن الذي ليس في جوفه شيء من القرآن كالبيت الخرب ‘The one who has no portion of the Quran in his heart is like a barren house.’ (Sunan Tirmidhi) Just as an empty house which attracts unwanted intruders and has no safety and security, in the like manner a person who doesn’t have any Quran in his life is filled with evil thoughts, influences and is devoid of nur (light). Listen to …

Read More »

Making the most of our short lifespans

Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) mentions إن من جزاء الحسنة الحسنة بعدها، ومن جزاء السيئة السيئةُ بعدها When somebody does something good then he is rewarded with the ability to do another good, and when someone does some evil then he is punished by being pushed further in the wrong. Our life span in relation to the previous Ummahs is very short, 60 years is the average for this Ummah. However …

Read More »

Our dependence on Allah Ta’ala and the need for du’a

Allah Ta’ala says: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ أَنتُمُ الْفُقَرَاءُ إِلَى اللَّهِ ‘O People you are needy/dependent upon Allah Ta’ala.’ (Suratul Fatir, verse: 15) The entire creation is actually dependent on Allah Ta’ala for everything. Allah has granted us the mode of du’a to ask from Him for all our needs. Our hands are begging bowls. وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ‘And Your Rabb said, Call upon Me, I will respond to …

Read More »

Forget not Allah, before He makes you forget yourselves

Allah Ta’ala says: وَلَا تَكُونُوا كَالَّذِينَ نَسُوا اللَّهَ فَأَنسَاهُمْ أَنفُسَهُمْ ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْفَاسِقُونَ ‘And be not like those who forgot Allah, so He made them forget themselves. Those are the disobedient.’ (Surah Hashr, Ayah: 19)   Click here for my lecture on the relevance of this profound verse in our lives.

Read More »

Rights of women

Dinul Islam is the perfect religion. A very large part of the rules of Islam relates to the rights of others. This is a lecture on the subject of the rights of women in Islam, delivered by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar sahib (may Allah protect him). Download here 30/08/18

Read More »