As Muslims we seek the best of this world and the Hereafter. Every person desires good health and seeks protection from illness as taught to us in the Quran and Hadith. However, Allah Ta'ala in His Wisdom decides what is better for a person. At times, Allah Ta'ala afflicts a person with illness that becomes a means of forgiveness, cleansing and elevation.
Life and death are natural occurrences of human life. The demise of a beloved is a most painful experience. However, beyond the loss, there is great hope, reward and glad tidings for the Believers.
Uthman Ibn Abil-As Thaqafi t complained to Nabi r of a pain that he felt in his body. Thereupon Nabi r said: “Place your right hand at the place where you feel pain in your body and say (7 times):
The lockdown has severely affected the poor, indigent and needy in our country. People are desperate for assistance. Darul Ihsan, in conjunction with Disaster Management and COGTA has undertaken to provide much needed relief.
Q: Does the undertaking of a Covid-19 test whilst fasting affect the validity of the fast?
Since the lockdown in South Africa has been extended to 30 April, it is inevitable that a few days of Ramadan will be spent under lockdown.
About 160 people have been affected by a fire incident at the Palmiet Road Informal Settlement in Clare Estate, Durban on Friday, 28 March 2020.