Tag Archives: Etiquette in Islam

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    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

  • 5 August

    Virtues of visiting the sick

    Every community has people who fall ill. In Islam, we are encouraged to visit such people and not to neglect them. The extent of the importance of this can be gauged from the five authentic Hadiths below: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Whomsoever visits a sick person or visits his brother for the sake of Allah Ta’ala, a caller calls out, ‘You have …

April, 2018

  • 13 April

    Generosity

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was the ideal role model in all aspects of life. He peaked on every level of Human achievements. He was the most perfect and complete man ever to walk on earth. This level was evident in his generosity as well. Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was the most generous of all people. كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أجود الناس …

September, 2017

  • 5 September

    Let’s honour the dignity of our marhum, ‘fallen brethren’

    Undoubtedly, Allah Ta’ala‬‎ has favoured the Ummah of Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) in countless ways.   Intervalled Tests   From time to time Allah Ta’ala -by his wisdom- also tests the Ummah. Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) informed the Ummah that they will be tested by Allah Ta’ala in the form of natural catastrophes and other physical hardships. Currently many Muslims throughout the world are subject to unimaginable torture and brutality. …

July, 2017

  • 11 July

    Having Adab for Allah and everything connected to Him

    Allah Ta’ala has inspired humans to adopt good qualities. Human beings can progress in the qualities that Allah Ta’ala has instilled in them. Among these qualities is adab; to have respect/manners/etiquettes. This is something of utmost importance although many of us regard it to be trivial. Here is a talk that I gave on the topic of Adab. Please note that the audio recording is cutoff towards the end. Download …

March, 2017

  • 6 March

    Dispel disunity and hatred in the Ummah

    Allah gives many opportunities and occasions for a person to be forgiven. But amidst many thousands and millions that Allah forgives, there is one category of people who are always deprived from this mercy. These are people who harbor enmity, malice and rancor  in their hearts for their fellow Muslim brothers/sisters. Here are some guidelines from Quran and Hadith that will help us dispel and remove this sickness of hatred, …

November, 2013

  • 24 November

    The purpose of our existence; to do ihsan (good)

    إن الله يأمر بالعدل والإحسان وإيتاء ذي القربى وينهى عن الفحشاء والمنكر والبغي, يعظكم لعلكم تذكرون Indeed, Allah orders justice and good conduct and giving to relatives and forbids immorality and bad conduct and oppression. He admonishes you that perhaps you will be reminded. (Surah An Nahl, verse: 90) The purpose of the cycle of life and death is to test who would do the best of deeds. Many verses exhort …

December, 2012

  • 15 December

    Eid Greeting & Etiquette

    When Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) emigrated from Makkah Mukarramah to Madinah Munawwarah, he learnt of the two days of festivity which the people had inherited from the time of Jahiliyyah (the pre-Islamic era). These two days of festivals were days of sport and amusement associated with evil and immoral customs. Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) then announced to the Muslims, “Allah Ta’ala has most certainly substituted these two days for you …