Day: October 7, 2020

ARABIC GEM: ‘My Lord, enable me’

رَبِّ أَوْزِعْنِىٓ أَنْ أَشْكُرَ نِعْمَتَكَ “My Lord, enable me to be grateful for Your favor…” (Qur’an, 46:15) In a beautiful ayah that talks about good treatment to parents, the Qur’an also mentions a striking du’aa, a portion of which is quoted above. The Arabic goes, “Rabbi auzi’ni an ashkura ni’mathak.” The translation of auzi’ni is…...

From Hinduism to Islamic scholar: Shaikh Ziya’s great work in Hadith

SHAIKH Muhammad Ziya al-Rahman al-A’zami, an outstanding Hadith scholar, passed away in Al-Madinah on July 31, 2020, the Day of Arafah 1441H, at the age of 77 and was buried in Al-Baqi. The shaikh has an inspiring story of embracing Islam and making remarkable contribution to Islamic sciences. Born as a Brahmin in northern India,…...