Tag Archives: Inspirations

October, 2019

  • 1 October

    Knowledge is for practice

    There currently seems to be a widespread notion that: knowledge is for propagation, instead of practise. Therefore as soon as we come across a useful piece of information we immediately think of forwarding it instead of first planning to implement it in our lives! Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: “No person’s feet will be allowed to move on the day of Qiyamah until he answers the following questions: How he …

  • 1 October

    A brief biography of My Honourable Teacher; Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Fadlur Rahman Azmi

    Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana FadlurRahman A’zami (hafizahullah) is one of my senior Bukhari teachers. After I graduated from Madrasah Talimuddeen in Ispingo Beach, Durban, South Africa (1998), I attended Shaykh Fadlur Rahman saheb’s Hadith lessons in Madrasah ‘Arabiyyah Islamiyyah in Azaadville, South Africa (in the year: 2000). Hereunder is a brief bio of Shaykh, that is extracted from: A Brief Biography of Shaykhul Hadith, Fazlur Rahman Azmi by Mufti Atiqur Rahman …

September, 2019

May, 2019

April, 2019

  • 8 April

    Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) in Ramadan

    Generally in ‘Allamah Binnory’s Tarawih, he had the habit of listening to three juz every night. Despite weakness of his feet and difficulty in his knees, Shaykh Binnory stood and performed Salah. When tiredness and pain became unbearable, then according to the need he would sit for a few moments only. He used to say that there is no enjoyment in sitting in Salah. Sometimes after a set of four …

December, 2018

  • 18 December

    Hifz Jalsah (Audio)

    This is a lecture I delivered at a Hifz graduation Jalsah recently, which also discusses the inspiring story of Sayyiduna Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah (radiyallahu’anhu). Listen to it here

November, 2018

  • 9 November

    Allamah Kawthari (rahimahullah)

    ‘Allamah Muhammad Zahid Al-Kawthari (rahimahullah) was among the most unique and spectacular Hanafi ‘Ulama of his time. Birth & early studies He was born in a small city near Duzce, Turkey, in the year 1296 A.H (1879). He began his quest for knowledge in Duzce itself until the age of 15. After first acquiring preliminary knowledge in Fiqh, Hadith, etc. with his father, he then began to benefit from other …

July, 2018

  • 24 July

    Twenty advices to those undertaking the Mubarak journey of Haj

    My Honourable Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (hafizahullah), who is also the Ameer of Darul Hadith Research Centre offered the following advices for those going for Haj: 1. Make Shukr at every point of the journey and do not complain. 2. Respect one and all: a) Those people that are coming for Haj. b) Those people that stay in the Holy Lands. 3. Always think that I am not deserving …

May, 2018

  • 14 May

    Sterling advices of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on interaction

    In the following report, Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) has offered sterling guidelines on interaction with fellow humans. Lets read them carefully with the intention of implementing.   The famous Tabi’i; Sayyiduna Sa’id ibn Musayyab (rahimahullah) reports that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) laid eighteen guidelines for the people, each one filled with wisdom: 1. When someone disobeys Allah in matters that impacts on you, you can retaliate in no better way than …

February, 2018

  • 20 February

    Shaykh Binnory’s (rahimahullah) dislike for fame

    Hazrat Shaykh, Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) had an intense dislike for fame. He closed every door and avenue that could lead to fame to the extent that the madrasah in Karachi never even held a graduation ceremony (Jalsah). During the issue of the Khatm Nubuwwat and the Qadiyanis (the Qadiyanis do not accept Nabi -sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam- as the final Messenger) Moulana (rahimahullah) gave a full 100 days of …