The Garment of Marriage​

From a kurta to an abaaya, and a pair of pants to a shirt – almost all items of clothing are made in the same way – by joining different pieces of fabric together. The process, in essence, is as follows: First,…

Superstition in the Month of Safar

Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “There is no superstitious owl, bird, no star-promising rain and no bad omen in the month of Safar.”  Many people have erroneous beliefs regarding this month i.e. it is a month of…

Poor Yet Rich

“This car is too slow!” complained one person. “This food is too salty!” moaned another. “This house is too dark!” muttered a third. “This water is too cold!” exclaimed a fourth. “This clothing is too hot!” groaned a fifth. …

Don’t sell your Deen!

Among the most compelling contemporary challenges, are the alarmingly increasing temptations to compromise on one’s basic beliefs. When a person loses focus of what is important in his/her life, then to sell off the most valuable asset…

The Secret to Success

During the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), there were two major kingdoms in the nearby lands; Rome and Persia. On the night of the birth of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), a tremor had struck the palace of the…

Build Yourself A Palace in Jannah

The five daily Fardh Salahs have stipulated optional Salahs that accompany each of them. On the day of Qiyaamah, if there is any deficiency in a person’s Fardh Salah, his Nafl Salah will compensate for that. (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith:…

Profile of Shaykh Taha Karaan

To Allah we belong and to Him is our return Aameen Profile of Shaykh Taha Karaan Shaykh Taha Karaan is a Shafi’i scholar born in Cape Town, South Africa to a family renowned in both its maternal and paternal lineage for Islamic…

A Bargain for Barakah 

There was once a man who had four sons. When he fell ill (and was nearing his end), one of his sons (was so eager to serve him and enjoy the exclusive privilege of caring for him, that he) told the other three sons, “Either you nurse him in…