Sunday, January 20, 2019
The late Mufti Shamim Baggia (may Allah Almighty have mercy upon him) advised me to learn Turkish as he said that there is significant knowledge stored in the language. I presume he was advising about Ottoman Turkish...
I always wondered how the ulama of the past got so much done despite having shorter life spans and limited resources. The answer lies in a hadith. The prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “The best actions...
Indeed for the fearful there is success - gardens and vineyards, buxom maidens, brimming glasses. You will not hear within babble, nor lies. This is a reward from your lord and an ample gift.

Memo: ijtima (Issue 101)

Here is a brief background on the first edition of ijtima (issue 101) which can be read at ijtima.org. The main theme of the edition is sincerity. The message is, "Dear students, the first lesson create weight in your...

The book of Zakat

(0.1) All praise belongs to Allah. There is none worthy of worship but Him; it is He who gives and it is He who sustains. Peace be upon His final messenger who was the most thankful servant of Allah...
If you want to understand a subject well and gain depth, you must prepare before going to lesson - this is called mutala. The following is a suggested approach to preparing for a text covered in a lesson. Firstly, determine the literal meaning...

When Ramadan comes

When Ramadan comes, the door of mercy opens, the door of fire shuts and the devils are jailed.1 When Ramadan enters the door of heaven opens, the door of hell shuts and the devils are put in chains.2 When Ramadan arrives...

The Book of Hajj

This is a summary of the law of zakat in accordance to the hanafi school. In it I gathered only the preponderant views using Nuqaya as the base and where necessary supplemented it with the other reliable mutun namely Quduri, Wiqayah, Bidayat, Kanz, Multaqa, Majma’, Mukhtar and Tuhfah.
This report outlines the price of wheat in Newham (London) during Ramadan, 1439 (July, 2018) and the subsequent recommendation for the rate of sadaqat al-fitr and fidyah. The recommended price for sadaqat al-fitr and fidyah in Newham is £2.54. It should not be lower than £1.65.

To the bride

All praise is to Allah, the most compassionate and appreciative. Peace be upon his final prophet who is a great favour from Allah to all of creation. Blessings be upon his family and companions who were satisfied with the...
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