Sweeping the dust of my master, peace be upon him.

View this post on Instagram What is true wealth? To some its money and status, to others fashion and popularity. To him, the wali in blue, its sweeping the dust that lay on the floor of his master Muhammad ﷺ. #mecca #makkah #medina #madinah #haram #sacred #sactuary #umrah #hajj #masjidnabawi #haramain_photo #turkey #ottoman #sultanahmet #arcitecture […]

Lectures 2020 IslamicText Institute 

Here is the roster for adult classes, 2020, at the IslamicText Institute, 90a Jupiter Road,  Surrey Estate, Cape Town. Sundays: 10:30am -12pm Ulum al-Quran, Itqan, Al-Suyuti Hikam, ibn Ata’illah Mondays: 10:20am – 11:45am Ulum al-Quran, Itqan, Al-Suyuti Hikam, ibn Ata’illah Tuesdays: 10:15am Tawhid, Jawharah, Al-Bajuri Hikam, ibn Ata’illah Wednesdays 7:30pm – 9pm Science of Hadith, […]

Short review – A sublime way 

All praise be to Allah. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our master, Muhammad (sallalahu ‘alayhi wasallam). I finally completed a reading of the book “A Sublime Way  – The Sufi path of the Sages of Makka” and found it packed with beneficial knowledge. Dr. Hellyer must be commended for heading this […]

The Well of Hujaym in Madinah

View this post on Instagram Located in the heart of a date palm garden is the blessed well of Hujaim. It is approximately 150 metres deep and is one of the sacred spots the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ stopped at and drank from enroute to Madina. The water is sweet, refreshing and its location absolutely tranquil. […]

Inside the Prophet’s Mosque

View this post on Instagram Hidden in plain sight in the sacred Masjid al-Nabawi are pillars representing deeply spiritual events. One of these includes the pillar of Abu Lubābah. He was deeply grieved after revealing something to the enemy and thereafter tied himself to a date palm tree, saying: “As long as my repentance is […]

Madina 2019: Masjid Nur

Adjacent to the well of Hujain is the remains of the Mosque of Light (Masjid al-Nur) in which the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ prayed. It was the spirit of freedom and justice that placed Sālim, the freed slave of Abū Hudhayfah as the leader and Imam of this mosque, due to his mastery of the Quran. […]