Recipe for Allah's Help


Tuesday, 15 January 2013 08:44

Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “Allah Ta’ala is at the assistance of a servant for as long as the servant remains at the assistance of his/her (Muslim) brother/sister.” (Saheeh Muslim #2699)

This is a guaranteed means of securing the divine help of Allah Ta’ala. Simply remain at the service of others.


Q: A woman’s normal habit for haidh is six days. However, in one particular month the bleeding continued after the sixth until the twelfth day. What must she do in this situation?


Tuesday, 15 January 2013 09:57

A: Since her bleeding continued for more than ten days, the maximum period of haidh, she will consider her haidh to be the first six days which was her previous habit. The remaining days of bleeding will be counted as days of istihaadhah. Hence, after taking a bath she should perform the qadha of all the salaah missed after the sixth day.


Following in the footsteps of . . . GREAT WOMEN (Part 3)


Monday, 14 January 2013 06:07

Desire for learning deen: Her grandson, Qari Muhammad Tayyib (rahimahullah), says: “When I commenced my studies of hadeeth, I would come home after my lessons and explain the entire lesson to my grandmother who would listen to it with tears continuously flowing from her eyes. This happened for two years.” (Sawaanihe Qaasimi vol.1, pg. 519) 

Lesson: Those whose hearts are clean gain tremendous enjoyment and benefit from the recitation of the Quraan Majeed, reading or listening to the ahaadeeth of Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) and other righteous actions. They do not then need to look for any artificial and false pleasure.

(to be continued …)


Fish ala King


Saturday, 12 January 2013 09:37



1 box hake fillet or 500g fresh fish

1 cup milk

2 onions

4 cloves

1 tsp salt

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Following in the footsteps of . . . GREAT WOMEN (Part 2)


Friday, 04 January 2013 09:38

Attachment to worship: Immaterial of what work she may be involved in, once she would hear the muazzin saying “hayya alas salaah” she would leave everything and get up for salaah. Every morning after fajr salaah, she would cover her face with her scarf and engage in the zikr of Allah Ta’ala with great amount of punctuality. She would never miss this under any condition. (Sawaanihe Qaasimi vol.1, pg. 519) 

Lesson: Those whose hearts are attached to Allah Ta’ala are unable to continue doing anything else when the time to stand in front of their Master has come. She practically imparted the lesson that salaah is the most important aspect in a believer’s life. Furthermore, her punctuality in zikr obviously contributed very greatly to her high rank and position. Zikr is the food for the heart. Just as a person who has not eaten food for a few days will become extremely weak and even bed – ridden, likewise the one who starves his/her soul by not engaging daily in zikr will become spiritually very weak. Gradually such a person will lose all interest in righteous actions and many sins will creep in her life.

(to be continued …)


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