Tag Archives: Islamic months

August, 2020

  • 27 August

    What to do on ‘Aashura day?

    Hereunder is a brief description of how to spend the auspicious day of ‘Aashura, in light of the Hadiths of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam).   1. Observe the Fast and get one year’s sins forgiven Sayyiduna Abu Qatadah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘I hope from Allah that fasting on the day of ‘Aashura will atone for the sins of the preceding year’ (Sahih Muslim, hadith: 2738) Note: …

March, 2020

  • 30 March

    The coming of Ramadan – audio

    There are several Hadiths that illustrate the importance and significance of the month of Ramadan. Here is a talk by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on the topic of preparation for the month of Ramadan. Download here 30/03/20

  • 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

September, 2019

July, 2019

  • 27 July

    The Ten days of Dhul Hijjah; a time to become beloved to Allah!

    The ten most blessed days of the year have arrived! From the entire three hundred and sixty days of the Islamic calendar, there is no other set of ten days that is more virtues, than the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. (Lataiful Ma’arif, pg.468-469)   These are so great, that Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘These ten days are the best days in the world.’ (Musnad Bazzar; Targhib, Hadith: 1727) …

  • 25 July

    The 10 days of Dhul Hijjah (audio)

    The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are the best 10 days of the year. In the Hadith, we are encouraged to increase good deeds during these days. Download my lecture on this topic here

  • 22 July

    The creed of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) – audio

    Coming of the month of Dhul Hijjah brings to light the life of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam). Various incidents and aspects of the life of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) are mentioned in the Holy Quran. This is a talk by my beloved father, Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) on this topic. Download here

May, 2019

  • 3 May

    Ramadan is approaching

    From the Pen of Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) The divine blessings of Ramadan Ramadan is approaching. It will bring down the nur and special attention of Allah Ta’ala. It is a time of forgiveness for all the sins of the Ummah. The generosity of the Absolutely Generous (Allah) will encompass all. Iman and good deeds will flourish. The curtailing of eating, drinking and relations will create the ability to abstain from …

April, 2019

  • 7 April

    Sha’ban; A time to prepare

    The sighting of the Crescent of Sha’ban signals the good news of Ramadan’s imminent arrival. A believer grows in anticipation with the passing of each day. Days like these, are what a believer ‘lives for’. The best month to fast, outside Ramadan Nabi (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) would increase his optional (nafl) fast in this month. Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) reports that I never saw Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) fasting in any other …

July, 2018

  • 24 July

    Twenty advices to those undertaking the Mubarak journey of Haj

    My Honourable Father, Moulana Haroon Abasoomar Saheb (rahimahullah), 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 …