Tag Archives: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

December, 2020

  • 14 December

    The actual reason for our current pitiful state

    My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) often cites the following eye-opening incident from the life of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu). Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) was given the title: ‘Hakimul Ummah’ [the wise one of the Ummah] by Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Shaykh (hafizahullah) says: ‘Among the wisdoms of Sayyiduna Abud Darda is the following:’ When the Muslim army conquered the Island of Cyprus (in the year 32 A.H.) …

  • 2 December

    Feeling the pain of the Ummah

    An essential part of the culture of Islam is for each individual to consider himself/herself as part of the same body. 1. Sayyiduna Nu’man ibn Bashir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘The believers in their mutual mercy, love and compassion are like a single body, when one limb is in pain the rest of the body joins in insomnia, fever and restlessness’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: …

September, 2020

  • 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) …

July, 2020

  • 8 July

    Love and support for ‘Ulama – audio

    Several Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) and those after them said: “Be an ‘Alim (scholar), or one who strives to become one, or at least one who listens (to the ‘Ulama) or one who loves (them). Do not become the fifth (one who hates them) for you will be destroyed.” Listen to the talk I delivered on this topic here

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

  • 11 June

    Rush to do good deeds – audio

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said in an authentic Hadith: بادروا بالأعمال فتنا كقطع الليل المظلم ‘Rush towards good deeds before a time comes wherein there will be such fitnahs that will be like the portions of a dark night.’ (Sahih Muslim) Here is a talk that I delivered expounding on this Hadith, listen here

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

February, 2020

  • 10 February

    Not everything is suited for everyone

    In addition to possessing knowledge, wisdom and diplomacy is important. The same tone will not be used for all. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) used various methodologies to impart knowledge; at times he would ignore the person to whom he wanted to pass the message, on other occasions he would give extra attention to the one he wanted to draw closer to him. Sometimes he would address the culprit directly, and at …

August, 2019

  • 26 August

    Beneficial deeds for Isal Thawab

    When faced with the tragedy of the death of any near or dear one, we are encouraged to engage in isal thawab; i.e, to dedicate the reward for nafl (optional) deeds to the deceased. Hereunder is a list of some suggested deeds for Isal thawab, that have been mentioned in the Hadith. This is not an exclusive list, but indeed a recommended one. Reciting the Quran Sayyiduna Ma’qil ibn Yasar …

July, 2019

  • 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