Itikaf

Hadrat ‘Ayeshah Siddiqah Radi ALLAHu Ta’ala Anha reported that the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings be Upon Him used to engage in I’tikaaf. i.e. private devotions in the mosque during the last ten nights of Ramadan till he met his Lord. [Sa


Healthy Ramadhan

One of the miracles of Islam is the month of Ramadhan, a month in which we can cleanse ourselves, not only spiritually, but physically as well. Ramadhan is a time of worship, but physical ailments can sometimes cause us to lose our spiritual focus. H


Definition of Hadhir/Nadhir

We, the Ahle Sunnah Wal Jammat, believe that the Prophet [May Allah bless him and grant him peace] is Haadhir and Nadhir, which simply put means that he views our actions and in this way we are presented to him. He [May Allah bless him and grant him


Tabarruk

Tabarruk means blessed. In special terms, it means to obtain a blessing from the pious. This is permissible, but there are some people who say: to obtain a blessing from the pious or their possessions is not permissible and if one says it is permissi


Sighting of the Moon

Hadrat ibn-e-‘Umar reported that the Messenger of Allah has said, “Do not commence fasting (Ramadan) till you see the new moon, and do not cease fasting (perform Eid) till you see it. But if the weather is cloudy, or there is a smog in the sky(wh


Our Daughters are a Blessing Not a Burden

Children are no doubt a great gift from Almighty Allah to all parents. Parents must think of their children as such treasures that the all the wealth and material resources are worthless as when compared to one’s children. We, as parents, shoul


The Necessity to Love the Beloved Prophet

Allah SubHanuhu wa Ta’ala says in the Holy Qur’an قل إن كان آباؤكم وأبناؤكم وإخوانكم وأزواجكم وعشيرتكم وأموال اقترفتموها وتجارة تخشون كسادها ومساكن ترض


Manners of Visiting the Graves

Hadrat Buraidah Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah SallAllahu Alaihi wa Sallam said, “I forbade you to visit graves, but visit them.” [Sahih Muslim, Book on Funerals, Vol. 1, Page 314] Hadrat Ibn Mas’ud Radi Alla


The Excellence of Dua

Du‘a is the most powerful weapon of a believer. It can change fate, while no action of ours ever do. It is the essence of ‘Ibadah or worship. With it we can never fail; without it we can never succeed. With all the suffering and disasters Muslims


Friday Jumah Prayer

Hadrat Salman Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah has said, لا يغتسل رجل يوم الجمعة ، ويتطهر ما استطاع من طهر ، ويدهن من دهنه ، أو يمس من طيب بيته ثم