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LIVING ISLAM

Welcome Ramadaan 1434

It is the eve of the first of Ramadaan here in South Africa, 09 July 2013 and our first taraaweeh. Tomorrow will be our first sawm In-shaa-Allah. Emails, blackberry and whatsapp messages are flying across …

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Gratitude

An article by Aadilah Patel- Grade 8 student of Ummul Hasanaat Newcastle Allah says: “Therefore remember Me, I will remember you, And be thankful to Me, and do not be ungrateful to Me.” [Surah Baqarah/ …

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Sha’baan 1434 AH

Ahlann Yaa Sha’baan! Can you feel it in the air? For all of us, so eagerly awaiting the blessed Ramadaan, entering into the month of Sha’baan just makes those nights of ‘ibaadah so much more …

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al Israa and Mi’raaj (Ascension)

“Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsaa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing”. [Surah …

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Times when Du‘as are accepted

When the presence of the heart combines with the du‘ā (supplication) and it (heart) associates all of itself with the thing that is being sought. In other words, when you are sincere in asking and …

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Du‘a (Supplication)

Allah says “When my servants ask you concerning me, (tell them) I am indeed close (to them). I listen to the prayer of every suppliant when he calls on me”. [Surah al-Baqarah/02, v:186] Du‘ā or …

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Rajab 1434 AH / 2013

We will soon enter our seventh month Rajab, one of the four sacred months in Islam (‘Arba‘atunn Hurum). Rajab should be a reminder for preparation for Ramadaan. Sha’baan, another one of the four sacred months, …

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