Abu Humzah

What Is The Definition Of Fasting?

Question: What is the definition of fasting? Answer: Fasting is known as Saum and refers to abstention from eating,drinking and conjugal rights whilst having made the intention to fast that day.The fasting day commences at Subah Sadiq (approximately 90 minutes before sunrise) and ends at sunset. Answered by : Mufti AK Hoosen, Ustaad Darul Uloom, 20years.

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The Month Of Rajab

By Mufti Taqi Usmani Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet. It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha’ban. Therefore, when the …

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Home Made Anti-Depressant From The Sunnah

Talbeenah or Talbeen[1] is a mixture made from either barley, milk, and honey or barley, milk, and dried dates. It can also be made with water. Talbeenah is recommended by Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam which serves as an anti-depressant and is beneficial to overcome anxiety.[2] The Hadith on Talbeenah is as follows: عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، زَوْجِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ: …

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Welcoming Ramadaan

O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may attain taqwa (piety). [Surah Baqarah, 02:183] Fasting in the month of Ramadaan, the ninth month of the Islamic (lunar) calendar is obligatory on Muslims and is one of the fundamental pillars of Islam. Fasting was also among the habits …

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Hold your Tongue!

‘Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death. A word can send the crimson colour hurrying to the cheek. Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn the current cold and deadly to the heart. Anger and fear are in them; grief and joy are on their sound; yet slight, impalpable: – A word is …

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Want a Palace(In Jannah)?..Give up Malice!

Every person’s honour is sacred. We are duty-bound to respect and honour our fellow brothers and sisters and never…yes NEVER to hold an iota of malice or ill will in our hearts towards them. The Noble Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) tried to eliminate hatred, malice, jealousy and rivalry by inducing brotherhood, sincere love and friendship. (Please note …

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Forgiveness is Divine!

“Surely Allah loves those who constantly turn to Him in repentance and those who keep themselves pure” (Quran-Surah al-Baqarah 2:222) We are now entering the second ten days of Ramadaan, the days when we have the opportunity to beg Allah for forgiveness. There is a du’a (prayer) we are encouraged to recite throughout these ten days, but how mindful are …

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Be The Best!

The Best of… The Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) said: “The best of the Muslims is he from whose hand and tongue the Muslims are safe” (Muslim) “The best of people are those with the most excellent character.” (Tabarâni, Sahîh) “The best of marriages are the easiest ones.” (Abu Dâwûd, Sahîh) “The best prayers for women are those performed in the …

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The Preventive and Healing Wonders of Ablution

“Nor does he say (aught) of (his own) Desire. It is no less than inspiration sent down to him” (Surat An-Najm 53: 3-4) . I have a confession to make. I never really took my time to make ‘ablution’ the way I ought to. By ‘ought to’ I’m referring to the detailed care that was encouraged by our prophet (peace …

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Inner Secrets Of Reciting The Quraan.

Who have believed and whose hearts have rest in the remembrance of Allah. Verily in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest! (13:28) 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 …

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