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. […]

A meeting with the Ambassador 

Former Premier of the Western Cape and US Ambassador, Ebrahim Rasool. We shook hands at the Claremont Main Road Mosque two nights ago in agreement that children should be welcomed in our mosques. They should not be yelled at and harshly sent to the back. They should be heard, seen, playing, having fun, laughing, jumping […]

Children and places of worship

Children should enter our mosques, churches, synagogues, and madrasahs smiling and likewise exit smiling. Our children go through so much during the day both at home and at school, where they have to cope with 6 – 7 subjects, interact with other children, some of whom may be bullies, teachers, some of who may have […]

Developing the hearts of children at Madrasah

View this post on Instagram Children should enter our mosques, churches, synagogues, and madrasahs smiling and likewise exit smiling. Our children go through so much during the day both at home and at school, where they have to cope with 6 – 7 subjects, interact with other children, some of whom may be bullies, teachers, […]