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Shaykh al-Hadith Zakariyya Kandhlawi (r.a.)

Shaykh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi [1315 – 1402 A.H.] He was born in the village of Kandhla (in Uttar Pradesh, India) on Ramadan 10, 1315 ah (February 12, 1898 CE). His full name was Muhammad Zakariyya ibn Muhammad Yahya ibn Muhammad Isma’il, and his lineage continues …

Dua for Iftar

When breaking the fast – Iftarاللَّهُمَّ اِنِّى لَكَ صُمْتُ وَبِكَ امنْتُ [وَعَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْتُ] وَعَلَى رِزْقِكَ اَفْطَرْتُO Allah! I fasted for You and I believe in You [and I put my trust in You] and I break my fast with Your sustenance.[“wa ‘alayka tawakkaltu” is quoted …

Sabr

Sabr isn’t the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude whilst waiting, knowing Allah’s plans are far better than any other. Maulana Imtiyaz Sidat Posted in: Quote.Tagged: Character · Quotes

Reality of Love

This talk was delivered at the London Muslim Centre in East London on the 9th Feb 2014 at the Ingredients to a Happy and Content Life. In this talk Mufti Abdur Rahman covers the reality of love and the true love. Posted in: Video.Tagged: Love

Need for Pious Company

Experience has proven that there is a greater need for pious company than Ilm (knowledge). This is why we see that people who have been in the company of pious saints, are far better than those learned people who lack the company (suhbat) of the …

Focus on Your Character

By Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn YusufIn the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth. There are two particular hadiths that are extremely important for Muslims to keep in mind; one establishes the foundations of Islam, telling us about the basis for this religion, its absolute …

Lustrous Night & Day

Rasulullah (Allah bless him & give him peace) used to say that the night of jumu’ah is a lustrous night, and the day of jumu’ah is a lustrous day.(Mishkaat) Posted in: Hadeeth, Virtues.Tagged: Friday · Jumuah

What is the Quran?

Miracle of Allah and Final Testament to Humankind “The Qur’an: literally, “that which is often recited.” A web of rhythm and meaning, the words of which throb through Muslim worship and which, at every point in the believer’s life , break surface, sanctifying existence with …

Abraham(PBUH)–Father of Prophets

Father of Prophets The birth of a Great Prophet Abraham (pbuh) was born in a house of idolaters, in the kingdom of Babylon. His father Aazar was a well known idol sculptor that his people worshipped. As a young child, Abraham (pbuh) used to watch …

Who is Allah?

Every language has one or more terms that are used in reference to God and sometimes to lesser deities. This is not the case with the word ‘Allah’. Allah is the personal name of the One True God. Nothing else can be called Allah. The …