Monthly Archives: November 2016

“Explicate for me His (S.A.W)’s journey to Syria” 

[Paraphrased from Our Beloved Nabi Kareem صلى الله عليه و سلم by Moulana Moosa Olga] When Rasoolullah (صلى الله عليه و سلم) turned twelve, Abu Taalib decide to travel to Syria with a trade caravan of the Quraish. Abu Taalib was not keen to take Rasoolullah (صلى الله عليه و سلم) along as it was sure to […]

“I wanna be a simba chippy”

If you’ve recognized that title, you’re probably a) South African b) a 90’s kid and c) desperately trying to now get that song out of your head.  If you aren’t familiar with said advertisement, it basically features singing potatoes who (which?) are thrilled to be becoming simba chips. In typical South African spirit, they convey […]

“Paint me an image of His (S.A.W)’s birth” II

[Paraphrased from Our Beloved Nabi Kareem صلى الله عليه و سلم by Moulana Moosa Olga] Aqiqah- the sacrifice that is offered on behalf of the newborn on the seventh day after birth- was a custom practiced by the Arabs during the Jahiliyyah period as well (i.e. before Islam).  On the seventh day of Rasoolullah (صلى الله عليه […]

“Paint me an image of His (S.A.W)’s birth”

[Paraphrased from Our Beloved Nabi Kareem صلى الله عليه و سلم by Moulana Moosa Olga] Our Habib (صلى الله عليه وسلم) was born in Rabi-ul-Awwal (April). Rabee‘ refers to the Spring season, which denotes life and happiness and excitement. Rasoolullah (صلى الله عليه و سلم) coming into this world, brought joy and pleasure and all […]