Tag Archives: Inspirations

September, 2020

  • 21 September

    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 …

  • 21 September

    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 …

  • 16 September

    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) …

August, 2020

  • 31 August

    Lesson 5 – Pondering over Allah’s Creation

    Lesson 5 – Pondering over Allah’s Creation Marvelling over the power of our Creator through His creation is a potent spiritual booster. It is one of the most effective ways of recognising Allah Ta’ala. In many verses of the Quran, Allah ‘Azza wa Jall, asks of man to look at the creation for the purpose of recognising Him. My Beloved Father, Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah) had this noble …

  • 6 August

    Inspirations from Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah)

    Lessons and inspirations learnt from Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (rahimahullah) Written by Moulana Ahmad Jeewa saheb (hafizahullah) – Hazrat Moulana Haroon’s (rahimahullah) deputy Imam at the Isipingo Beach Masjid for the past fifteen years. 1. Hazrat Moulana (rahimahullah) was very particular about visiting the sick to such an extent that even during Moulana’s sick condition and even after going for dialysis after which Moulana (rahimahullah) used to be …

July, 2020

  • 23 July

    Lesson 4 – Feeling the pain of the Ummah

    Lesson 4 – Feeling the pain of the Ummah my Beloved Father, Hazrat Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) considered himself in relation to the Ummah, as one limb of a single body. Sayyiduna Nu’man Ibn Bashir (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘The Muslims are like [the body of] one man; if his eye pains, his whole body pains and if his head pains, his whole body pains.’ (Sahih …

  • 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