Walking down the road the other day I came across a mother with two small children, a toddler lagging behind without a care in the world and a hyper active 3-4 year old running ahead heedlessly. The poor mother began shouting angrily at the older child to stop running and to be careful while keeping an eye on the toddler behind and urging him to come and hold her hand.
I smiled to myself at the time but this picture stayed with me and I kept thinking how worried the mother was for
Updated 28-06-2012 at 10:10 AM by ummitaalib
All About Abstaining
“The commands of Allah subhanahu wata‘alaa fall under two categories: obligations, things we have to do, and prohibitions, things we are forbidden from doing. If we analyse the category of obligations, we can conclude that they too are prohibitions.
Take the example of the obligation to perform salah; it is in effect a prohibition against not performing salah. So the commands of Allah subhanahu wata‘alaa are all about abstaining from things.
The words of the poem below were said by a person who reverted from Hinduism and was condemned and ostracised by everyone around him. Shaykh Yunus Patel Sahib (Raheemahullah) recited it and said a few very inspiring words.
“Laakh aaye museebat to parwah nahi
Laakh tu-te sitam, uskaa shikwa nahi
Chaahe badle zamaanaa, nahi uska gham
Aap badle to apnaa thikaanaa nahi”
O my Beloved Allah, no matter how many trials come my way, I’m unconcerned and
"Ek to hein Du'a karnaa awr ek hein Du'a karaanaa (Maa/baap se, Ulama/Mashaikh se).
Du'a karo awr Du'a karaao.
Lekin us se unchaa hein Du'a lenaa.
Du'a lene waale bano"
"One is to make Du'a and one is to ask others (Parents, Pious Ulama and Mashaikh etc.) to make Du'a.
So make Du'a yourselves and ask others too to make Du'a
However higher to this is to get the Du'a of others (By being deserving of someone's heartfelt Du'a - and
Updated 23-06-2012 at 03:10 PM by ummitaalib
Those familiar with the last lesson of the Bukhari Shareef dars (lesson) will be aware of the discussion which takes place where Imam Bukhari stresses the fact that both the Qawl (words) and A’amaal (actions) of Banu Aadam (Children of Aadam AS) will be weighed in the scales on the Day of Judgement.
In today’s final lesson of Bukhari Shareef at Jame’ah Riyadul Uloom and Riyadus Saalihaat (Leicester) our respected Shaykh Muhammad Saleem pointed out that in contrast to other organs
Updated 17-06-2012 at 06:54 PM by ummitaalib