Muharram & Aashura

 The Sacred Months From among the months of the Islaamic year, the “Ashurul Hurum” (Sacred Months) enjoy a greater significance. Hafiz Ibn Katheer (Radhiallahu-anhu) has quoted the saying of Hadhrat Qatadah (Radhiallahu-anhu) in his famous tafseer. He writes: Allah Ta’ala has indeed distinguished some of His Creation from among man and Jinn, He has chosen […]

The Blessed Days of Dhu ‘l-Hijjah: Its Virtues and Various Acts to Perform

  By Ustadha Bint Ahmad Adapted from Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali’s Lata’if al-Ma‘arif  With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful. All praise belongs to Allah alone and blessings and peace be upon his beloved, Muhammad, his family, his companions, all of them. In the Qur’an, Allah takes oaths by various entities to highlight their […]