Tag Archives: Sha’ban

April, 2019

  • 16 April

    15th Sha’ban (audio)

    Allah Ta’ala selects certain moments in time in which He emits His special mercy. Indeed the 15th of Sha’ban is one such occasion and an auspicious night, a night to engage in tawbah, as well as ‘ibadah. Download my lecture on this topic here

  • 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, 2013

  • 29 July

    How to Clean The Heart

    The sin of malice and discord is serious. Even on auspicious occasions despite Allah’s abundant mercy, we always find one particular class of people that are deprived; those who harbour ill-feelings in their hearts towards others. In addition to this, some narrations state that such people’s salah is not accepted by Allah. (At-Targhib, vol.3 pgs.455-462) Hereunder are a few prescriptions (from the Hadith and advice of seniors) to remove ill-feelings from …