Tag Archives: Inspirations

July, 2020

  • 15 July

    Lesson 3 – Support for all forms of service to Islam

    Lesson 3 – Support for all forms of service to Islam Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) was blessed by Almighty Allah with a very intelligent mind, big heart and broad horizons. Allah Ta’ala chose him to actively serve Islam in several forms, like being an Imam, a teacher, a lecturer/ Da’i, a reformer and a community leader. Despite most of his service being in the field of Islamic knowledge, da’wah …

  • 8 July

    Lesson 2 – No Racism in Islam

    Lesson 2 – No Racism in Islam My Beloved Father (rahimahullah) was very vocal against racism and xenophobia in all its ugly forms. He lectured on this topic in many venues. He would always quote the famous Hadith on this topic: ‘There is no superiority for an Arab over a non Arab, nor for a white person over a black person, but by virtue of their taqwa.’ (Ahmad and Tabarani) …

  • 1 July

    Lesson 1 – Having multiple intentions

    Lesson 1 – Having multiple intentions Among the most popular Hadiths is the one that says: إنما الأعمال بالنيات All actions are rewarded according to the intentions. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 1)   My Beloved Father, (rahimahullah) would encourage his companions to make multiple intentions, for every deed. For example: When going to the masjid or to attend a Jalsah or ijtima’ (Islamic/tabligh gathering) He would say, let’s make the intention …

June, 2020

  • 26 June

    Regret at the disobedience of Allah Ta’ala – audio

    We are accustomed to grieve over worldly losses. How often do we consider spiritual loss, as something worth grieving over? Our predecessors would grieve more over such loss, than worldly trials and calamities. Listen to the details here

April, 2020

  • 27 April

    ‘Allamah Binnory’s (rahimahullah) Ramadan

    One of ‘Allamah Binnory’s students writes: In the Mubarak month of Ramadan Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Binnory (rahimahullah) used to become the embodiment of worship. He would keep fast with a lot of fervor and would pass a major portion of the night in Salah and recitation of Quran. Despite pain in the knees he would listen to five juz in Tarawih Salah. When he was in the Haramayn Sharifayn, he …

March, 2020

  • 19 March

    The life lines from Allah Ta’ala – audio

    From time to time Allah Ta’ala gives us ‘life-lines.’ These are the occasions wherein Allah Ta’ala dispenses additional mercies upon his creation. Here is a talk that I delivered on this topic. Download here

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