Founder of the first Darul Uloom in South Africa) (At the time of going to press, the sad news of Hazrat Maulana's demise was received. This report which was written in Maulana's lifetime was changed to reflect this sad reality.)
Scores of Qur'anic verses, and dozens of Ahadith of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) can be cited in support of the belief on the "finality of prophethood". To reproduce all the Qur'anic verses and the Ahadith supporting this belief would be beyond the scope of this short article. By way of example, a single verse, some Ahadith and the explanations of the scholars follow, leaving no doubt concerning the issue of the finality of prophethood.
Islam accords a Muslim wife a very unique position. She is entrusted with infusing Islamic values within the home and shaping the home environment into one of bliss and piety. Indeed her role is pivotal, and for this the wife herself will need to be empowered with sound Islamic knowledge, sound character and good home-keeping techniques.
In Islam, consumption or intake of any substance that intoxicates or causes loss of self-control is forbidden. Every command of Islam is based on Divine Wisdom and benefit for humanity. Conformity to these laws brings about protection for the individual and helps to maintain a society that is safe and peaceful for all.
Everything - good and the bad - is from Allah Ta'ala. Good health is indeed a great bounty and a treasured gift from Allah Ta'ala. Having little or no wealth is incomparable to the blessing of good health. Therefore, one should continuously thank Allah Ta'ala for the good health that He has gifted us with.