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Celebrating Mawlid-un-Nabi

Contents of Article: 1.0 Permissibility of Mawlid-un-Nabi through Quran 2.0 Evidence from Ahadith  3.0 Celebration of Mawlid in opinion of Ijma(Consensus) of Scholars  4.0 Very Good explanation by Ahmed Diddat (teacher of Zakir Naik) on Mawlid 5.0 Celebration of Mawlid-e-Nabi Around the World: 6.0 Reference Books & Articles 1.0 Permissibility of Mawlid-un-Nabi through Quran: Almighty Allah says in the […]

Cape Town Mawlud an International Event

By Shafiq Morton on March 4, 2013 Put together in less than two months by a group of scholars and community activists, the idea of Mawlid SA 1434 created huge interest and was well-received by the media who widely covered it. The only negativity came from the anti-mawlid camp, a group of anonymous killjoys, who […]

Mawlud un-Nabi – Cape Town to honour Prophet (SAW)

By Shafiq Morton on January 24, 2013 Historically, prophetic icons are celebrated for their distinctive qualities: Jesus for turning the other cheek and for reviving the dead; Moses for the Ten Commandments and wanting to see God; Vishnu for his pantheon of rebirth and Buddha for achieving nirvana, or spiritual perfection. And whilst there is […]

Mission of Mercy, Message of Love

EVENTS in history are considered great due to the nature of the event, the persons involved in the event and the time of the event. The event being commemorated in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, by Mawlid SA, is the celebration of the birth of the greatest benefactor to humanity. It is an appreciative memory of […]


DR AL-SAYYID ABD-ALLAH FAD’AQ Dr al-Sayyid Abd-Allah Fad’aq is one of the most prominent Saudi Arabian Alim of the Shafii Madh-hab today. He was born in Makkah to a famous Sayyid family of great Shafii Ulama who were the Shafii Imams of the Haram of Makkah for 200 years, the first one being his great-great […]

Appeal to Businesses

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful  “Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet. O ye who believe!  Send ye blessings on him and salute him with all respect.” Quran: Surah Al Ahzab.  As Salaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatu  Dear Respected and Honorable Brother/Sister in Islam  MAWLIDSA 1434 : MASS […]