• Specialization: If a Muslim wants to specialize in one science, he should choose the most honorable branch of science and the most beneficent one that suits his abilities. It was said, “If you want to be a scholar, you should know everything about one thing, but if you want to be cultured, then know something about everything.”
Abu Rifaa‘ah, May Allaah Be Pleased with him, came to the Prophet while he was delivering a Khutbah (sermon) and said, “O Messenger of Allaah, I am a stranger who came to ask about matters of his religion because he does not know about his religion.” The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More
In this article we’ll try to shed some light on knowledge from Islamic perspective. Generally speaking, the Arabic word for knowledge is 'ilm, which, in most cases, indicates to Islamic knowledge or matters related to Sheree’ah (Islamic Law). Although, some of the Quranic verses in this article refer to Islamic knowledge, yet they are general.. More
The position of the oppressed in relation to the oppressor:
Allaah Says (what means): “And those who, when tyranny strikes them, they defend themselves. And the retribution for an evil act is an evil one like it, but whoever pardons and makes reconciliation - his reward is [due] from Allaah. Indeed, He does not like wrongdoers... More
The obligation upon an oppressor:
The one who oppresses others should fear Allaah and beware of transgression, because it will be counted as multiples of transgressions on the Day of Resurrection: one for him disobeying Allaah, another for him oppressing his fellow Muslim, and a third for initiating and opening the gate of transgression.. More
There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness.
By Kimberly Ben
When I reverted to Islam over 10 years ago, I received mixed reactions from my friends and family. While attending my first family gathering wearing Hijaab, I was eyed very curiously at first, but with time they have come to accept my choice.
Now, no one even seems to notice much except for the occasional complement on my choice of.. More
We all have stress and burdens in our daily lives. Whether it is school or work or just the trials of life, we carry much on our shoulders. Some of us carry our own loads and some of us carry loads that we share with others, such as health problems, personal family issues, financial dilemmas, marital discord, employment troubles, and the list could.. More
A Muslim thinks about the countless blessings that Allaah has bestowed upon him. He considers the numerous bounties that Allaah has given him -- from the time that he was a “drop of fluid” in his mother’s womb. These bounties continue until he meets His Lord. Therefore, a Muslim must thank Allaah for these bounties with his tongue,.. More
The variation that exists among people is one of the approaches of Allaah The Almighty for His creation. Thus some people are rich while others are poor, some people are noble while others are not, some people are high-ranking and wellborn while others are not, and so on.
People need one another. Some people may commit a mistake that subjects them.. More
The Protective Jealousy of the Husband over his Wife
As stated previously, it was narrated that Sa‘d ibn ‘Ubaadah said, “If I were to see a man with my wife, I would strike him with a sword, and not with the flat side of it.” When the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa.. More
Protective jealousy is an innate noble characteristic upon which a sound person whom Allaah has honored and favored was created. Islam elevated the rank of this sublime trait and laudably mentioned it to the extent that it considers defending one's honor and being protectively jealous about inviolable matters a type of Jihaad. For this, a person may.. More
Nutrition is one of the most influential factors in growth. The kinds of nutrients that one consumes during childhood affect the physical structure for the rest of one's life, either positively or negatively.
Malnutrition does not only mean lack of food, but it also means consuming poor nutrients.
In other words, malnutrition means imbalance between.. More
The Real Life is that of the Lovers of Allaah The Almighty
It is true that there is no real life except that of those whose eyes are comfortable with their Beloved. Their souls find rest with Him, and their hearts are reassured with Him. They enjoy being close to Him and are delighted with His love. Indeed, there is a need in the heart that is not.. More
Love of Allaah The Almighty is a degree for which people compete and which worshippers aspire to; forerunners hurried to realize it and lovers devote themselves to it, and worshippers are pleasantly relieved by its breeze. Love of Allaah nourishes hearts and souls, and delights the eyes. It is life, a light, a cure, and a delight! If a person is deprived.. More