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  • The Virtues and Rewards of Prayer in Islam

    The obligatory five daily prayers were prescribed during the night the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) ascended to the heavens, while the commands for the remaining acts of worship were revealed to the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) on earth. This indicates the special status and importance of prayer as an act of worship. • It.. More

  • The Benefits of Hoping for the Best

    Having hope in Allah The Almighty bears fruit to the following: • It makes one strive more and exert greater effort in performing acts of worship. • It makes one even more inclined to be constantly obedient to Allah The Almighty. • It makes one enjoy drawing closer to Allah The Almighty, and makes one experience the thrill of supplicating.. More

  • Our Home: A Haven of Knowledge

    Truly, the Muslim home should be a haven of knowledge and beneficial learning and all its members should love knowledge and exert efforts to seek it, so that they would obtain the highest degrees in the Sight of Allah The Almighty. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {Allah will raise those who have believed among you and those who were given.. More

  • The audacity of faith

    The Prayer Has Never Been this Hard Libraries are like studios. No sound goes unheard. No noise passes without someone looking up or, in this case, a librarian hissing and excitedly shushing the disturber of the peace, silencing the noise polluter. Nervously flitting and creeping about the bookshelves, I was endeavoring to be as quiet as such can.. More

  • Islam: The Religion of True Love

    O (Muslims), the best of people to be produced for mankind! Our religion is full of love, and it calls for love, i.e., the love that is valid under Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation); the sublime, chaste and great love, the love for Allah The Almighty and for the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Love for the Prophets, may Allah.. More

  • Hope – the Most Sublime Rank for the Followers

    In this article, we will talk about hoping for Allah's mercy. The believers’ relationship with their Lord is characterized both by fear and hope, such that the former deters them from sins and disobedience, whereas the latter drives them towards good deeds. Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: “Hoping for the reward of Allah.. More

  • Tips on safeguarding and improving your prayers

    The following is some advice to help you preserve and safeguard your prayer, and perform it in a proper manner, which makes it more likely to be accepted, • Perform Wudhoo’ (ablution) properly because the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “Allah made compulsory upon Himself to Admit into Paradise any Muslim who properly.. More

  • Fornication and Adultery: Major Sins in Islam

    Chastity is defined as "controlling oneself from forbidden desires due to the love of Allah The Almighty in response to His command, as well as for seeking His reward in return." Islam has always been keen to establish chastity in the Muslim community and has thus legislated many laws that reduce the strong impact of these desires.. More

  • Morals and Zakah

    Hardly ever is prayer mentioned in the Noble Quran without being associated with Zakah. Zakah is the inseparable twin of prayer in the Book of Allah The Almighty and the Sunnah of His messenger, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, as well. Zakah is like prayer in terms of its relation to morals. The payer of Zakah offers it out of obedience to his Lord,.. More

  • Giving Food

    Giving Food in Surah Al-Insan (No.76): This is a good gesture of Allah's Mercy to Mention giving food in a Surah that is entitled "Al-Insan". Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the captive…} [Quran 76:8] Ibn ‘Abbas, may Allaah be pleased with him, and.. More

  • Dispute and Arguments bring about Enmity

    In sessions, forums and dialogue, it is easy to observe people engaged in arguments, debate and disputes that may arouse discord and hostility. This is an evil and incurable characteristic that occupies many people. Dispute is Part of Man's Nature The Noble Quran clearly states that man is naturally argumentative, despite the evidence, arguments,.. More

  • 'Eed: A Time for Joy between Spouses

    On the morning of the day of 'Eed,mosques echo with the sounds ofTakbeer (the words 'Allahu Akbar'), Tahleel (the words 'Laa ilaaha illaa Allah') and tears flow expressing grief over the departure of the beloved month of Ramadan, the month of blessings, patience, generosity and bounties. Allah The Almighty gives us the gift of 'Eed, which are days of.. More

  • The Best Ways to Increase Your Provision

    The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us that when the fetus in its mother’s womb is four months old, Allah The Almighty sends an angel to breathe the soul into it and write down its provision, its lifespan and its deeds, and whether it is doomed or blessed. Provision is also written down and connected to the means that one adopts.. More

  • The significance of the month of Sha’ban

    All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. The actions of people are presented to Allah in the month of Sha’ban, so the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, used to fast repeatedly in this.. More

  • Fasting during Sha’ban

    This is the great month of Sha`ban, most of which our beloved Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to fast. It is of paramount importance for us to keep alive this Sunnah and use it to get ready for the best time of the year to be a Muslim and feel like a Muslim—the month following this one, blessed Ramadan. And what can be a better.. More