Importance of Sadaqa

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓا۟ أَنفِقُوا۟ مِمَّا رَزَقْنَـٰكُم مِّن قَبْلِ أَن يَأْتِىَ يَوْمٌ لَّا بَيْعٌ فِيهِ وَلَا خُلَّةٌ وَلَا شَفَـٰعَةٌ وَٱلْكَـٰفِرُونَ هُمُ ٱلظَّـٰلِمُونَ Baqara 2: 254   O you who believe! Spend of that with which We have provided for you, before a Day comes when there will be no bargaining, nor friendship, nor intercession. And it is… Continue reading Importance of Sadaqa

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Etiquette of Itikaaf

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar: Rasoolullahﷺ  used to practice I`tikaf in the last ten days of the month of Ramadan. [Bukhari] Narrated `Aisha Siddiqa (wife of the Prophet) Rasoolullahﷺ used to do I`tikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan till he died and then his wives used to do I`tikaf after him. [Bukhari] I’tikaf is… Continue reading Etiquette of Itikaaf

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Etiquette of the masjid

The masjid is the house of Allahﷻ. And so, it has etiquette that must be followed as is the case in any august and holy place. Abu Hurairah (R) said that Rasoolullahﷺ said, “Whoever purifies himself in his house then walks to one of the houses of Allahﷻ in order to perform one of the… Continue reading Etiquette of the masjid

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Ramadan Maximize ROI

My brothers and sisters, what is the difference between ‘expenditure’ and ‘investment’, given that in both cases there is a cash outflow? Expenditure happens when you acquire something which you may enjoy but which deteriorates, diminishes, or depreciates over time. Investment happens when you acquire something that grows and gives you a return over time.… Continue reading Ramadan Maximize ROI

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Maximizing Ramadan

Psychologists tell us that habit change takes 21 days of practicing the new way. Ramadan is the Annual Habit Change Bootcamp. Ramadan gives us an opportunity to choose henceforth to live as Allahﷻ wants us to live instead of as we want to live. To move from a desire-based existence to an Allahﷻ’s Will-based existence.… Continue reading Maximizing Ramadan

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Welcoming Ramadan

My brothers and sisters, by the Grace and Mercy of Allahﷻ, we are poised on the doorstep of Ramadan Al-Kareem. I ask Allahﷻ to grant us this great month in a state of perfect health, with plenty of time and the Tawfeeq (guidance) to intensely use it to please Him in every way that we… Continue reading Welcoming Ramadan

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Denier of Hadith has left Islam

Narrated AbuRafi’: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Let me not find one of you reclining on his couch when he hears something regarding me which I have commanded or forbidden and saying: We do not know. What we found in Allah’s Book we have followed. حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ حَنْبَلٍ، وَعَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ النُّفَيْلِيُّ،… Continue reading Denier of Hadith has left Islam

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Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 4

2 –  Ita’at: To obey him without question Allahﷻ sent the Anbiya to be obeyed. This makes logical sense because this is the first principle of change, that the change must be implemented for people to feel its benefit. Allahﷻ said about this: وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا مِن رَّسُولٍ إِلاَّ لِيُطَاعَ بِإِذْنِ اللّهِ وَلَوْ أَنَّهُمْ إِذ ظَّلَمُواْ… Continue reading Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 4

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