Sins are poisonous

If a person ingests poison or is bitten by a poisonous creature, that poison can travel around the entire body and effect numerous limbs...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 6/6: His demise...

The father of Shaykh Taaha from Cape Town went to Darul Uloom Deoband to study. He did not study under Shaykh Hussain رحمه اللّٰه,...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 5/6: His kindness...

Shaykh Hussain رحمه اللّٰه was cordial to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. He would feed forty people daily on his dastarkhan (mat). The community knew...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 4/6: Personal hardships

Shaykh Hussain رحمه اللّٰه endured great hardships in his personal life too. His wife passed away and he remarried. His new wife soon passed...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 3/6: The arrest...

When his teacher was unfairly arrested by the British, he went to the police station and surrendered himself. They were puzzled, as they had...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 2/6: Muhadith in...

When he left India, his teachers instructed him to continue teaching. He was a senior muhadith blessed with both profound knowledge and piety. In...

Life of Shaykh Hussain Ahmad Madani (RA) Part 1/6: His childhood

Shaykh Sayyid Hussain Ahmad Madani رحمه اللّٰه was a descendant of Nabi ﷺ and an eminent Islamic scholar from Darul Uloom Deoband, India. The...

Ramadan & Fasting: How to secure acceptance & rewards

Allah has mentioned in the Qur'an, "O you who believe, fasting has been ordained for you, so that you may develop taqwa" (2:183). Taqwa...

Lessons from leading Darul Ulooms that had humble beginnings

Madrassa is not the name of a building, it is a place where a teacher is teaching...

Unity with falsehood is not permissible, we must speak out

Below is an extract from Shaykh’s talk on 10/09/18 in Masjid-ut-Taqwa, Pietermaritzburg. It is an explanation of an article by Sh. Ashraf Ali Thanwi...