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About Ustadha Khadijah Moosa

Ustadha Khadijah Moosa is a writer and TA at Rayyan Institute. She is an Islamic scholar based in South Africa.
15 05, 2017

10 Ways to Ready Yourself for Ramadan

2017-05-15T14:21:37-04:00

The month of Ramadan holds a greater virtue than other months. Allah’s Messenger ﷺ explained this in the following Hadith: “O people, there comes upon you a great month, a most blessed month, in which lies a night greater in worth than one thousand months. Allah has made compulsory fasting in this month and has [...]

10 Ways to Ready Yourself for Ramadan2017-05-15T14:21:37-04:00
13 03, 2017

5 Benefits of Adopting Taqwa from the Qur’an

2017-03-13T13:51:02-04:00

Almighty Allah says: “O you who believe! Fear Allah as he should be feared.” (Quran 3:102) In the opening verses of Surah Al-Baqarah, Almighty Allah describes distinct qualities of the believers who have Taqwa. “This is a book in which there is no doubt, a guidance for the Muttaqin (the God-fearing ones).” (Quran 2:2) The [...]

5 Benefits of Adopting Taqwa from the Qur’an2017-03-13T13:51:02-04:00
17 01, 2017

5 Lessons for the Teacher of ‘Ilm from the Life of Prophet Musa (upon him be peace)

2017-01-17T16:29:55-04:00

Teachers have been afforded a high status in Islam. They have the honour of being in a position to guide, mould and train their students while earning vast rewards in this life and the next. Indeed, Allah, His angels, the inhabitants of the skies and the earths, even the ants in their holes and even fish [...]

5 Lessons for the Teacher of ‘Ilm from the Life of Prophet Musa (upon him be peace)2017-01-17T16:29:55-04:00
9 01, 2017

5 Lessons for the Seeker of ‘Ilm from the Life of Prophet Musa (upon him be peace)

2017-01-27T11:48:03-04:00

The incident of Prophet Musa (alayhissalam) and Khidr (alayhissalam) as recorded in Sahih Muslim states that one day while Musa (alayhissalam) was addressing his people, he was asked, who of the people is the most learned? Musa (alayhissalam) replied: “I am the most knowledgeable of the people”, it was due to his not acknowledging that [...]

5 Lessons for the Seeker of ‘Ilm from the Life of Prophet Musa (upon him be peace)2017-01-27T11:48:03-04:00
19 10, 2016

8 Lessons from the Life of Umm al-Mu’minin Khadijah (RA)

2016-12-12T14:01:35-04:00

Allah Most High granted her the good fortune of being the beloved of His Beloved (ﷺ). The Beloved of Allah (ﷺ) spent a good portion of his blessed life married to her and his deep affection, love and respect for her is evident to anyone who has studied the Sirah. So, one may ask, why [...]

8 Lessons from the Life of Umm al-Mu’minin Khadijah (RA)2016-12-12T14:01:35-04:00