Al-Haadi v09n04

Faqihul Ummah: Advice

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 20:08

SUMMARY OF LETTER:

Bismihi Ta’ala
Respected Mufti Saheb
As Salaamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh

 

Kindly favour me with some advice.

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Faqihul Ummah: Jealousy

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 20:06

SUMMARY OF LETTER:

Bismihi Ta’ala
Respected Mufti Saheb

 

As Salaamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi WabarakaatuhI am afflicted with the evil of jealously. Please advise me of how I can overcome this affliction.

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The Month of Ramadhaan

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 20:03

The month of Ramadhaan is a month to acquire Taqwa (consciousness of Allah Ta’ala). This is the primary objective. However, Allah Ta’ala showers his mercy in torrents in this Mubarak month. As a result Allah Ta’ala multiplies the rewards of virtuous actions in the month of Ramadhaan. Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) is reported to have said: “Whosoever draws closer to Allah Ta’ala by performing any  virtuous deed in this month, for him shall be such reward as if he had performed a Fardh (obligatory observance) in any other time of the year. And whoever performs a Fardh for him shall be the reward of seventy Fardh performed in any other time of the year.
      


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Purpose of Ramadhaan

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 20:01

Ramadhaan is the month to boost our  spiritual batteries of Imaan to a peak. Hence if in this very month we  shirk in the fulfillment of our ibaadah or  fail to refrain from all sin, we would be defeating the main purpose of this mubarak month — the inculcating of Taqwa (fear of Allah) in our lives.

Therefore it is important that we mentally prepare ourselves for Ramadhaan even before it comes. For this we should immediately commence a thorough reading of the “Virtues of Ramadhaan” by Shaikhul Hadith Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya Saheb (R.A.). Find a suitable time and read it to the entire family. Then perhaps the true spirit of Ramadhaan will be kindled in the entire family. Perhaps it will then be a Ramadhaan that will be a turning point in our lives. After  Ramadhaan has gone, the punctuality upon salaah, recitation of Qur’an, etc., and most importantly the refraining from sin will still be a part of our lives.
  May Allah Ta’ala enable us to earn His love and assist us in earning the maximum benefit in this Mubarak month. Aameen.

   

Taqlid - Following an Imam

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 20:01

Question:

At our campus several students are actively promoting the ideology that one should only follow the Qur’an and Sunnah, not one of the four Imaams. They especially criticise the Hanafis who do not raise their hands upto the ears before going into ruku, etc. This is causing much confusion. Could you guide us in this aspect.

 

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Would you wear...

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 19:59

Would you wear any garment with a cross emblazoned on it? Never! Why not? Simply because it is the sign of a particular creed and identifies the one who wears it as being part of the same group.



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Dressing

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Sunday, 04 November 2007 19:58

Every human is born with several basic needs. Among them is the need for clothing. To cover one’s body is not just a need, it is part of human nature that a person wants to conceal parts of his body from others. Nevertheless, despite being a natural urge to clothe oneself, the Shariah has provided extensive guidelines in this regard.

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Download Al-Haadi Volume 9 Number 4

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Friday, 26 October 2007 00:32

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Contents:

  • Dressing
  • Would you wear
  • Q&A : Taqleed
  • Purpose of Ramdhaan
  • The Month of Ramdhaan
  • Faqihul Ummah : Jealousy

 

   
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