The Month of Muharram

The Month of Muharram

auc-web-decorative-images-motifs-1_page_09 Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is one of the four sacred months mentioned in the Glorious Qur’ān,

Lo! The number of the months with Allāh is twelve months by Allāh’s Ordinance in the day that He created the heavens and the earth. Four of them are sacred: that is the right religion. So wrong not yourselves in them… (9:36)

The specification of these four sacred months is stated in a hadīth narrated by Abū Bakrah radhiyallāhu ‘anhu that Rasūlullāh sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam said,

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Hajjis returning…Should we make it a duty to meet them?

Hajjis returning…Should we make it a duty to meet them?

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Should we Meet the Hajjis (Those coming from Hajj)?

Year after year there are Hujjaj (those who go for Hajj pilgrimage) who return to us from our loved ones and those in our community. Unfortunately, a lot of people only give importance to this blessed travel at the time of the departure of the Hajj groups. However more importance is actually due when they  are returning. That Hajji or Hajjah who has completed their rituals according to the method taught by the Sunnah, and had full sincerity in their forms of ‘Ibadah will certainly gain a great honour in the sight of Allah Ta’ala. Read more about Hajjis returning…Should we make it a duty to meet them?

Lunar eclipse tonight what’s the Sunnah?

Lunar eclipse tonight what’s the Sunnah?

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Starts approximately in Trinidad and Tobago 9:07pm and fully at 11:47pm, ends 12:27am in Trinidad and Tobago)

The sun and the moon are two of the greatest signs that we can use to recognise the greatness and might of our creator; Allah Ta’ala, he has placed them in a perfect synchronization for the existence of the earth and entire universe.

“Among His signs are the night and the day, and the sun and the moon. Do not prostrate yourselves to the sun, or to the moon. And prostrate yourselves to Allah who has created them, if it is Him whom you worship.” [41:37] Read more about Lunar eclipse tonight what’s the Sunnah?