Wish well for your Children!

Wish well for your children! 16 800 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in school over the course of twelve years, from grade one to matric. 3000 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child…

A Powerful Protection

Buraidah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports: “I heard that Mu‘aaz bin Jabal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had captured a Jinn during the lifetime of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). I thus went to Mu‘aaz (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and asked him…

Cure for Depression

Assalamu 'alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Cure for Depression Sayyiduna Anas bin Maalik (radiyallahu'anhu) reports that it was the noble practice of our beloved Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘Alaihi wasallam) after every Fardh Salah to…

Plugging the Leaks

There was once a man who lived 2km from a river which was the closest water source to his home. Every morning, the man would take two buckets, trek the 2km distance to the river, fill his buckets with water, and then undertake the laborious…

Great Goodness in the Ghee

Sayyidah Ummu Maalik (radhiyallahu ‘anha) was a Sahaabiyyah of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) from the Ansaar of Madeenah Munawwarah. She would sometimes bring a leather bag filled with ghee and present it to Rasulullah…

Seizing the opportunity

On one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) visited a Bedouin who received him warmly and honoured him. So, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) bade him to also visit him. Accordingly, the Bedouin visited Rasulullah…

Sha’baan and the Coming of Ramadaan

Sha’baan and the Coming of Ramadaan By Hadhrat Maulana Yunus Patel (RA) The phrase, ‘It’s in the air’ alludes to the general feeling or expectation of something to happen in the near future or something which is already present or…

The Supportive Spouse

Sayyidah Zainab Thaqafiyyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), also known by the name ‘Raitah’, was the respected wife of the renowned Sahaabi, Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah bin Mas‘ood (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah bin Mas‘ood (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)…

The Maktab

The Maktab (After School Madrasah) - A Dying Legacy… Nabi Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, “One Faqih (knowledgeable person) is more formidable against the Shaytaan than one thousand devoted worshippers.” (Ibn Majah) Nabi Sallallahu…