Ponder and Endure

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The weightiest thing in the scales is good character. The essence of character is ta-ammul (ponder before doing anything) and tahammul (endurance). Ponder and reflect. Think before doing any action as to what will be the consequence. In doing so, you will save yourself from many wrongs. …

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The Cure for Pride

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Pride is the root of all spiritual maladies and is an extremely destructive sickness. It causes a person to fall very hard (and lose all the good that he has acquired). A person should be greatly concerned about safeguarding …

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Happiness lies in following the Sunnah

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: It is an accepted fact that each person finds solace and comfort in the things which he likes. For example, a person finds enjoyment in leading a life of luxury, eating good food and wearing expensive clothing. Such a person …

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The Effect of Sins on the Heart

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: People have become very brazen and bold in committing sins, and these sins thereafter result in various spiritual illnesses. Through committing sins, the heart continues to lose its noor and lustre and the darkness within it increases. Sins, in their very …

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Dhul Hijjah Announcement

Bismihi Ta’Ala After deliberation with the Senior  Ulema of the country, all the Senior Ulama of Wifaq ul Ulama South Africa agree that Thursday 23rd July 2020 is the first of Dhul Hijjah 1441, and Eidul Adhaa will be on Saturday 1st of August 2020 insha Allah. Furthermore, we advise …

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Safeguarding the Tongue from Evil

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The tongue plays an important role in causing one to earn distinguished positions. If a person utilizes the tongue for good, and makes it the means for carrying out righteous works (e.g. he commands people to obey Allah Ta‘ala, recite the Quraan …

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Divine Intervention

There was once a worshipper in the Banu Israaeel, who was a simple labourer, toiling with a spade in his hand. It so happened that this man was married to a woman who was among the most beautiful women of the Banu Israaeel. After some time, word of this woman …

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Look beyond the means

  Shaqeeq Balkhi (rahimahullah) was a saint who passed away in the year 194 A.H. He was among the leading personalities of his era, being the contemporary of Ebrahim bin Ad-ham (rahimahullah), the teacher of Haatim Asamm (rahimahullah) and the student of Imaam Zufar (rahimahullah). Once, in the initial period …

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Patience or Revenge?

  Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: When people plot and scheme against you, then it is only natural for you to feel disappointed, hurt and grieved over their behavior. However, you should not entertain thoughts of taking revenge from these people. The reason is …

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