• Making the most of Sha’ban

    Published on : 24 04 2018

    It is reported in authentic Ahadith that The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) used to fast in most of the days of the month of Sha’ban.


  • Returning to Allah in Rajab through dua, fasting, and reflection

    Published on : 27 03 2018

    Please find below a summary of a khutbah delivered by Sayyidi al-Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) in Jami’ al-Rawdah, Tarim. It is an excellent exposition in which Habib Umar reminds us of the importance of seeking forgiveness and returning to Allah Most High in the month of […]


  • At The Approach of Rajab and Sha’ban

    Published on : 19 03 2018

    With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadan.


  • The fortunate ones

    Published on : 25 02 2018

    Allah Most High says, “The first house established for people was that at Bakka, blessed……in it is security.” (3:96)


  • The events and signs of the Day of Judgment

    Published on : 15 02 2018

    Allah, the Most High, said: “They ask thee about the Hour, ‘When will be its appointed time?’ Wherein art thou (concerned) with the declaration thereof? With thy Lord is the Limit fixed thereof. Thou art but a Warner for such as fear it. The Day they will see it, (it will be) as if they […]


  • Halal or haram? You are what you eat

    Published on : 14 02 2018

    Imaam Abu Muhammad Al-Juwayni (رحمه الله) was a great ‘aalim (scholar of the Religion) who possessed an extremely high level of caution and concern regarding the consumption of halaal and haraam.


  • The inner secrets of reciting the Quran

    Published on : 10 02 2018

    Based on Imam Ghazali’s explanation in his Ihya’ `Ulum al-Din In the Name Of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful 1. One should understand the magnificent nature of the Qur’an. This is a divine gift from Allah, and a tremendous favor. One should bring to mind the favor of Allah and be thankful.


  • Waqf: A forgotten aspect of Muslim civilization

    Published on : 04 02 2018

    Waqf, in Arabic, is hold, confinement or prohibition. In North and West Africa, Waqf (pl. Awqaf) is also called Habs (pl. Ahbas or Hubus).


  • Taking means is part of trust in Allah (tawakkul)

    Published on : 01 02 2018

    In the world that we live in, we must take the necessary precautions and employ the necessary means.


  • Three stages of Tahajjud prayer

    Published on : 14 01 2018

    One of the most virtuous of the nawafil acts of worship is waking up in the middle of the night for tahajjud prayer. This is that special time when the doors of mercy are thrown open and the angels are dispersed, seeking out those in need of their Lord. Yet, how unfortunate our situation is […]