It is permissible to utilise the skin of the Qurbani Animal for one's personal use, e.g. as a Musallah or to make a pouch, etc.
Zul-Hijjah marks the end of the Islamic calendar and hosts the greatest gathering of mankind - the Hajj
Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar laa-ilaha illallahu wal-laahu akbar Allahu Akbar wa-lillahil hamd
Qurbani is more than just sacrificing animals. It’s about personal sacrifice, patience, tolerance, sympathy and Taqwa (Allah consciousness).
The month of Shawwal is the tenth month of the Hijri (lunar) calendar. During the pre-Islamic era the month of Shawwal was regarded as a month of ill-omen.
To harbour ill feelings and bad thoughts about others is a major sin. Due to its inner and subtle nature, this vice is often overlooked or taken lightly.
Name: Anas ibn Malik ibn Nadr Mother's name: Umm Sulaym, Rumaysah bint Milhan
As citizens of this beautiful country there is great trepidation about the uncertainty that plagues our nation...
Sunnats of Eid
I'tikaf is indeed a great Sunnah of our Beloved Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam).
Amongst the many blessings of Ramadan is a precious and special night known as Laylatul Qadr - The Night of Power. This great and powerful night is better than a 1000 months (83 years and 4 months).
As Ramadan draws to a close and we prepare to say our farewell, we feel both sad at the separation from our guest as well as the excitement for Eid.
Fuel hikes, power cuts, civil unrest, soaring food prices, water shortages, crime and violence have become the order of the day.