HALLOWEEN   A SHAITAANI FESTIVAL-CELEBRATION COMPRISING OF A MEDLEY OF KUFR, SHIRK, FISQ & FUJOOR   Allah Ta’ala states in the Qur’aan Majeed: “They (the Mu’mineen) do not attend zoor. And when they pass by futility, they pass by with dignity.” (Surah Furqaan, Aayat 72)   Allah Ta’ala explains thatRead More →

MAKROOH AND ITS MEANING?   THE REALITY OF MAKROOH TAHRIMI AND MAKROOH TANZIHI   WHAT IS MAKROOH?   “Imaam Abu Yusuf said: ‘I said to Imaam Abu Hanifah: When you say about something: ‘It is Makrooh to me’, then what do you mean thereby?’ He (Imaam Abu Hanifah) said: “Tahreem”Read More →

HE IMPORTANCE OF SUNNATUL MUAKKADAH   OUR DAILY ATTITUDE TO THE DAILY SUNNAT SALAAT AND OUR WEEKLY APPROACH TO THE SUNNATS OF JUMU’AH SALAAT   Hazrat Ayesha Radhiyallahu Anha narrates that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “That person who diligently (punctually and daily) performs twelve Rak’aats Sunnat Salaat, Allah Ta’alaRead More →

FASTING ON FIFTEEN SHA’BAAN – A VERY BELOVED FAST   Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:  “When it is the night of 15th Sha’baan, then stand in Ibaadah at night and fast during the day (of 15th Sha’baan).” Without the slightest trepidation or fear, we state that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi WasallamRead More →

EASTER EGGS, HOT CROSS BUNS AND CHRISTIAN CUSTOMS   Allah Ta’ala states in the Qur’aan Majeed: “These are the prescribed limits of Allah. Whoever transgresses the limits of Allah, verily he has oppressed his soul.”   Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “He who imitates a nation (people), he is partRead More →

‘MASJID’ OPEN DAYS   Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Verily, the Houses of Allah on earth are the Musaajid.”   Many people do not seem to realize that the Musaajid are the Houses of Allah nor do they understand why it is not permissible to participate in ‘Masjid’ Open Days.Read More →

VOTING AND THE SHARIAH – A RESPONSE TO BAATIL   The following is a letter from a concerned brother: “Assalaamualaikum Respected Mufti Saheb, I have a major concern regarding Jamiat ulama SA (he is referring to the Jamiat of Ebrahim Bham – JamiatNC) as well as other organizations such asRead More →

WUDHU – PART 1   Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The Key to Jannah is Salaah and the key to Salaah is Wudhu.”   A ‘BEAUTIFUL’ WUDHU   Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) emphasized the observance of a ‘Beautiful’ Wudhu. As a result of a Beautiful Wudhu the body parts washedRead More →

Q: IS TOILET PAPER AN ALTERNATIVE TO WATER FOR ISTINJAA? WHAT IF THE TOILET PAPER IS WET? A: Toilet paper, even if wet, is insufficient. Water is a must for Istinjaa! Without water, one’s Istinjaa is not valid.Read More →