PODHADITH: GLAD TIDINGS – PART 2 OF 4

The last blog was discussing a Hadith found in Imam Munzari’s, Awareness and Apprehension, number 2556, and those given glad tidings. The next characteristic mentioned in this Hadith is socializing with scholars and the wise. A muslim should always choose their companions wisely as they will undoubtedly adopt the characteristics of their companions whether positiveContinue reading “PODHADITH: GLAD TIDINGS – PART 2 OF 4”

PODTAFSEER: CHAPTER 2 – AL BAQARAH, VERSE 74 – PART 3

“Then your hearts became hardened after that, being like stones or even harder. For indeed, there are stones from which rivers burst forth, and there are some of them that split open and water comes out, and there are some of them that fall down for fear of Allah…” Chapter 2 Al Baqarah 74 TheContinue reading “PODTAFSEER: CHAPTER 2 – AL BAQARAH, VERSE 74 – PART 3”

PODSERIES: A SOUND HEART – PART 4 OF 4

Muslims can also soften their spiritual heart by visiting graves regularly. In fact, the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, advised in a Hadith found in Sunan Ibn Majah, number 1569, that muslims should visit graves as it will remind them of the hereafter. But it is important to note, that thisContinue reading “PODSERIES: A SOUND HEART – PART 4 OF 4”

PODEVENT: SUPPLICATION OF THE HOLY PROPHET ZAKARIYA, PEACE BE UPON HIM

The next great event which will be discussed in this blog series is mentioned in chapter 19 Maryam, verses 4-6: “He said, “My Lord, indeed my bones have weakened, and my head has filled with white, and never have I been in my supplication to You, my Lord, unhappy [i.e., disappointed]. And indeed, I fearContinue reading “PODEVENT: SUPPLICATION OF THE HOLY PROPHET ZAKARIYA, PEACE BE UPON HIM”

PODNEWS: ROLE MODELS

I read a news article a while ago which I wanted to briefly discuss. It reported on the life of a celebrity who had a passed away. It mentioned their legacy and the different things they achieved in their life. Even though, they achieved much worldly success there were still things in their life whichContinue reading “PODNEWS: ROLE MODELS”

PODHADITH: GLAD TIDINGS – PART 1 OF 4

In a Hadith found in Imam Munzari’s, Awareness and Apprehension, number 2556, the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, gave glad tidings to the one who possesses the following characteristics. The first characteristic is humility without a shortcoming meaning, weakness. The humble one submits, accepts and acts on the commands and prohibitionsContinue reading “PODHADITH: GLAD TIDINGS – PART 1 OF 4”

PODTAFSEER: CHAPTER 2 – AL BAQARAH, VERSE 74 – PART 2

“Then your hearts became hardened after that, being like stones or even harder…” Chapter 2 Al Baqarah 74. The one with a hard spiritual heart can be described as a person who rejects the truth when it is presented to them believing they are superior in knowledge. They lack submission and the fear of Allah,Continue reading “PODTAFSEER: CHAPTER 2 – AL BAQARAH, VERSE 74 – PART 2”

PODSERIES: A SOUND HEART – PART 3 OF 4

It is important for muslims to strive to soften their heart as it leads to its purification. As advised by the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, in a Hadith found in Sahih Muslim, number 4094, when the spiritual heart is purified all the limbs of the body become purified also. ThisContinue reading “PODSERIES: A SOUND HEART – PART 3 OF 4”

PODEVENT: THE HOLY PROPHET YUNUS, PEACE BE UPON HIM, AND THE WHALE

The next great event which will be discussed in this blog series is discussed in chapter 37 Saffat, verse 142: “Then the fish swallowed him…” This event discusses the Holy Prophet Yunus, peace be upon him, when he was swallowed by a whale after leaving his community without prior permission from Allah, the Exalted. InContinue reading “PODEVENT: THE HOLY PROPHET YUNUS, PEACE BE UPON HIM, AND THE WHALE”

PODTHOUGHT: LIFE IS LIKE A HOLIDAY

I had a thought which I wanted to share. When people, irrespective of their faith, go on holiday they only pack the things they need and maybe a little extra but they try to avoid over packing. Even the amount of money they take with them they limit in respect to their stay abroad. WhenContinue reading “PODTHOUGHT: LIFE IS LIKE A HOLIDAY”

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