Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2011’

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    The dangers of Shiasm by Sh Taha Karaan

    Moulana Taha Karaan gives a series of lectures on the danger of Shiasm. The lectures were delivered over a 16 week period in Cape Town. Topics covered include:

    * An introduction to Shiasm
    * The concept of Imaamah
    * Imaamah in light of the Quraan
    * History of Unity
    * What is Taqiyya
    * etc

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    Download the Jummah lecture of 22 April 2011 by Moulana Shaheed Amien

    A new audio lecture has been added: Moulana Shaheed Amien gives the Jummah lecture  at the  Maraisburg Masjid on 22 April 2011. Download: Brothers and sisters are reminded of the benefits of giving in charity and requested to donate towards the Masjid. Contact us via …

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    GPS Co-ordinates of Masaajid in South Africa

    A handy list of GPS coordinates for Masaajid across South Africa.

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    Download the Jummah lecture of 17 April 2011 by Moulana Zubair Afriqi

    A new audio lecture has been added:

    Moulana Zubair Afriqi gives the Jummah lecture at the Maraisburg Masjid on 17 April 2011.

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    Why do children need mothers and fathers?- by Moulana Dawood Samson

    Littered with lighthearted anecdotes from his experiences in the Western Cape where he based, and switching fluidly between english and afrikaans, Moulana Dawood Samson gives an excellent lecture on why children need mothers and fathers.

    Moulana talks about issues of homosexuality and same sex marriages and gives an Islamic perspective, quoting Quraan and Hadith.

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    Download the Jummah lecture of 11 April 2011 by Moulana Taahir Kathrada

    A new audio lecture has been added:

    Moulana Taahir Kathrada gives an excellent Jummah lecture on contentment and other topics at the Maraisburg Masjid on 1 April 2011. Moulana talks about “who is rich and who is poor”, “being content”, “some cures for depression” and “what is true wealth”.

    Some quotes:

    ” your sustenance has been allotted to you and daily it is increased or decreased from the heavens”
    ” ALLAH ta’ala has decreed what you will get, when you will get it and how you will get it 50 000 years before the creation of the heavens and the earth, ALLAH ta’ala has already ordained this.”

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    Tips for visiting Saudi Arabia

    I have compiled a list of tips (Dos/Don’ts) to ensure the time spent in the blessed lands is time well spent.

    General

    * One of the most important of all advices: Safeguard your eyesight. When travelling and especially in Makkah when men and women tend to mix more.
    * Protect your women; each woman travelling will have a maHram whose responsibility it is to ensure that no harm comes her way. The worst men are the dayyooth (those who lack ghayrah, i.e. do not care if (non-maHram) men approach their wives, mothers, sisters or daughters) and the worst women are those that flirt…

    …and many more tips…

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    The virtues of Umrah

    Umrah is known to be the ‘minor Hajj’ and is a Sunnah act performed at any time of the year except for the five days of Hajj, in which it is makrooh, or disliked, to perform Umrah. One who steps out in the path of Umrah is considered a pilgrim until he reaches back home. In a hadith found in the book of Ibne Maajah, The Prophet (S) said: “The performers of Hajj and Umrah are deputations of Allah (SWT). If they call Him, He answers them and if they seek His forgiveness, He forgives them.” This hadeeth clearly shows the great significance of Umrah and how much Allah (SWT) loves those who sacrifice their time and wealth for His cause. In another hadeeth, the Prophet (SWS) says:

    One Umrah is an expiation for the sins committed between it and another Umrah. (Bukhari, Muslim)……

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    Duaahs for Umrah

    A new download has been added:

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    The night of Bara’at (15th of Shabaan)

    Allah Ta’ ala has, afforded His bondsmen certain selected opportunities whereby they may reap his infinite mercy and forgiveness. Some explicit examples of these occasions are the month of Ramadan and Laylatul Qadr.The night of the fifteenth of Shábaan is one such opportunity. Several Ahadith expound the tremendous merit of this occasion. Amongst them is the fact that countless people are forgiven by Allah Ta’ ala during this blessed night. It is due to this reason that it is called “The Night of Bara’at” (i.e. the night wherein judgment of salvation from Jahannam (hell) is passed).

    Thus articles touches on some of the DO’s and DON’Ts of this blessed night…

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