‘Ilm (Knowledge)
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Ramadhan

As Ramadhan nears completion, particularly during the last 10 days, people's worship of Allah takes on a more intense fervor and many people sit for 'itikaaf in the masajid.

Hadith Sciences and History

He was the authoritative scholar of the Islamic sciences, the Qur’anic exegete, Hadith expert, jurist, and Sufi, Zafar Ahmad ibn Latif ‘Uthmani al-Thanawi.

Hadith Sciences and History

The Companions رضي الله عنهم of Allah's Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) are considered to be the most superior and exalted people after the Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) and the other Prophets and Messengers of Allah (عليهم السلام).

Hadith Sciences and History

A manifestation of Allah’s mercy and favour upon His slaves is that He sent to them a Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم to convey His message, guide them to all that is good and warn them from all that is harmful.

History and Biography

Al-Hasan ibn Abi al-Hasan Yasar Abu Sa'id al-Basri (d. 110), al-Faqîh, the great Imam of Basra, leader of the ascetics and scholars of his time. The son of a freedwoman of Umm Salama's (the Prophet's wife) and a freedman of Zayd ibn Thabit's (the Prophet's stepson).

History and Biography

Imaam Ahmad's main students were his own two sons, Saalih (died 873 CE) and Abdullah (died 903 CE). Imaam Bukhaaree and Muslim, compilers of the most outstanding collections of Hadeeth, were among the great scholars of Hadeeth who studied under Imaam Ahmad R.

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Higher Aims – a Kaafir has no higher aims

Higher Aims – a Kaafir has no higher aims   How can a Muslim describe the aims of a Kaafir as high when a Kaafir has no ambition but to indulge in this worldly life? For it, he toils and for it, he fights, while turning his back to the Hereafter. Allah Ta’ala says, ‘Verily, […]

Guidance through Respect

There was once a fire-worshipper who noticed his son eating during the month of Ramadhaan in the presence of the Muslims. He was infuriated and reprimanded his son, “How could you destroy the sanctity of the Muslims during the month of Ramadhaan?” After his death, a scholar from the neighbourhood saw him in a dream […]

the privilege to name the child

  Question We, the parents named our newborn baby, but the grandparents objected as they were not given the privilege to name the child. Did we do wrong? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. The parents have the right to name […]

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Wearing gold and silk has been made unlawful for the men of my Ummah but permissible for its women.” [Tirmidhi]
Photography & Modern Challenges

As Qiyaamah draws closer, the fitnah and fasaad are ever increasing and trials and tribulations are incessantly raining upon the Ummah. The prophecy of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) which was explained to the Sahaabah (Radiyallahu Anhum) over fourteen hundred years ago is a reality today.

GREATER JIHAAD

What do you think of the attached. Is the Hadith weak or not.

""Mentioned by Al-Khatib Al-Baghdadi in his book, The History of Baghdad on the authority of Jabir [ra], who said, ‘The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) returned from one of his battles, and thereupon told us, ‘You have arrived with an excellent arrival,...

BLESSED NATIONS

Q: Are there such thing as ''blessed nations" because I've read that Yemen is a blessed nation ,also Syria. I have also heard that najd was not blessed by the prophet [saw]. Did the prophet [saw] say that faith is Yemeni and wisdom is Yemeni and why was muadh bin jabal R.A sent there to be governor, were any other sahaba sent to other nations ...

Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban.

The Month of Rajab

It is also not known in which year the event of Mi'raj took place. The books of history suggest a wide range between the fifth-year and the twelfth year after the Holy Prophet was entrusted with prophethood.

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The Different Levels Of Taqleed…

The Different Levels Of Taqleed Taqleed at each level has different rules. Not differentiating between the variouslevels can lead to misconceptions. False ideas regarding Taqleed develop due to notdifferentiating between these levels or totally ignoring them. This issue will be discussedat length because there remains some misinformation regarding the different levels ofTaqleed. The Taqleed of […]

Isra' and Mi`raj (In Detail)

As the Prophet, (Peace Be Upon Him), was in al-Hijr at the House (the semi-circular space under the waterspout which is open on both sides on the Northwest side of the Ka`ba),, lying down at rest between two men (his uncle Hamza and his cousin Ja`far ibn Abi Talib). Jibril and Mika'il came to him. With them was a third angel ...

The Month of Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum), in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban. Therefore, when the Holy Prophet sighted the moon of Rajab...

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is a differance between Mahr Fatimi…

Question     I have been informed that there is a differance between Mahr Fatimi and the Mahr which Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) gave his noble consorts. Is this true? If it is, how much exactly is each one in gold/silver and rands?       Answer   Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the […]