Category: Islam & Advice

Covid-19: Guidelines for Mosques Reopening

Mosque Guidelines as supplied by the Jamiat ulama of South Africa -As South Africa eases lockdown restrictions and society has access to its religious infrastructures, its imperative to familiarize oneself with requirements should one be exercising the right to religion by utilizing these facilities. Great easy shareable infographic. Be alert, and keep safe at all...

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Covid-19: Corona Fiqh 1

Excellent resource. Sheikh Bilal Ismail talks about the latest fiqh and fatawa regarding Covid-19. Video covers the following: Preventative Measures: – Hand sanitizer with alcohol – Triming beard for Covid-19 masks – Social Distancing Related to Worship: – Suspension of Hajj & Umrah – Closing of Mosques – Jumuah Salah at home – Following an Online Jumuah – Joining between Prayers – Qunoot – Saying Takbeer Is Covid-19 a Ta’uun (plague)? If Affected: – Ventilator Allocation – Death of a Martyr? – Ghusl over the deceased – Shrouding – Janazah Salah upon the Gaaib (absent) – Burial   Credit:...

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Covid-19: Resources and Tips for Eid in Lockdown

Eid ul Fitr 2020 will be completely different to anything we have experienced . The Covid-19 Pandemic has necessitated adaptation to the lockdown constraints. Eid will lack the traditions like meeting friends and family and also attending the congregational Eid prayer. Here are some sources we’ve found online to assist you to prepare for Eid during quarantine. Guidelines for eid Salah by the MJC – Muslim Judicial Council Guidelines for Eid under lockdown by the Jamiatul Ulama of South Africa Ettiquettes of Eid Method of Eid Salah Eid Khutba And here are 5 Tips for an amazing Eid by...

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The Post-Hifth Life

Your journey only starts once you’ve completed. This statement is something I heard over and over, especially at completion ceremonies. However, while you’re memorising, all you can think of is finally finishing. So the reality of living life as a haafithah never sunk in until after my tamat (graduation/hifth finishing) in December 2015. Now there were no teachers, no revision schedules to fill in, and no classmates to recite to. It was up to me to keep up the Qur’an on my own. I wish I learned earlier on that in reality, Allah is your only support structure. Dhor...

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