SHA`BAAN AND THE COMING OF RAMADAANBy Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (RA)

By Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (RA)
The phrase, ‘It’s in the air’ alludes to the general feeling or expectation of something to happen in the near future or something which is already present or prevailing.

For the Muslim who reaches the months of Rajab and Sha`baan, the presence of Ramadaan is keenly sensed and felt. There is anticipation and expectation Continue reading

The Final TasteBy Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel (Rahmatullahi ‘alayh)

There is an incident related of a Sahabi (RA), who, on coming across the verse : 

كُلُّ نَفْسٍ ذَآئِقَةُ الْمَوْتِ قف

‘Every soul shall taste of death.’

…read it so many times that a voice was finally heard saying: ‘Your recitation has already caused the death of 4 Jinn.’

In Arabic, the word, ‘zaa`iqa’ means ‘to taste’.  Continue reading

The Position of the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa on the Issue ofUlama Appearing on Television 

(For immediate release)
The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa is acutely aware of the impact of media on society. It is equally
conscious of the overwhelming harms of the different forms of electronic media in general,
and television in particular.
The pervasive impact of the media, has prompted some Ulama to appear on television with a view
to protect the imaan of the unwary masses. Continue reading

Rabi al-Awwal: The Month of the Holy Prophet or for Profit?byMaulana Khalid Dhorat

Rabi al-Awwal: The Month of the Holy Prophet or for Profit?


Maulana Khalid Dhorat

The people of Yathrib were anxiously waiting the arrival of the Holy Prophet (SAW) for many months now. “When is the Almighty going to grant him permission to leave his homeland where his own people have made life intolerable for him,” they mused. Their prayers were shortly answered. Continue reading