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  • The origin of April Fools’ day

    Many theories have been put forward about how the tradition began. Unfortunately, none of them are conclusive. Thus, the origin of the “custom of making April fools” remains as much a mystery to us as it was back in 1708 CE. The most popular theory about the origin of April Fools’ Day involves the French calendar reform of the sixteenth.. More

  • Some Characteristics of the Muslim Home

    One of the great blessings that Allah, The Exalted, bestowed upon mankind is the provision of homes that give them shelter and tranquility. He reminded them of this blessing in Soorat An-Nahl (no. 16), also known as the Soorah of blessings (as it speaks of numerous blessings conferred by Allah upon mankind). Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {And.. 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

  • Acting upon the Quran VI

    It is narrated on the authority of ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib, may Allaah be pleased with him, that he said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say, "Indeed, there will be a Fitnah." I asked, "What is the way out of it, O Messenger of Allah?" He said, "The Book of Allah, which includes the stories.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - V

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallaalaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "The Quran has been revealed in five divisions: the lawful, the unlawful, the precise (in meaning), the unspecific (in meaning), and the examples. Act upon the lawful, avoid the unlawful, follow.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - IV

    It was narrated on the authority of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "He who recites and memorizes the Quran, making lawful what is lawful in it and making unlawful what is unlawful in it, Allah will admit him to Paradise and accept his intercession.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - III

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: He who recites the Quran and acts upon what it contains; on the Day of Judgment his parents will be crowned with the crown (of dignity), whose light is brighter than the light of the sun in the World.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - II

    It was narrated on the authority of ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr, may Allaah be pleased with him, that he said: The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: No envy is (acceptable) but in two cases: a man whom Allah has endowed with the (memorization and knowledge of the) Quran with which he stands (and acts upon) at the approaches.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran – I

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudri, may Allaah be pleased with him, that he said: In the year of Tabook, the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, addressed the people, while supporting his back against a date-palm, saying: Should I not tell you about the best of people and the worst of people? The best.. More

  • The explanation of soorah Al-'Aadiyat (Those that run)

    This soorah (Quranic chapter) is one of the short soorahs of the Quran coming in the thirtieth part of the Quran as the chapter number of 100. Herein is its explanation extracted from 'Tafseer Ibn Katheer', one of the most reliable books of Tafseer (interpretation): Text: In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful 1. By the racers,.. More

  • Coronavirus and Gratitude for Blessings

    All praise be to Allah, The Exalted, for His countless blessings and inestimable bounties. Praise be to Him as many times as the number of His slaves who stand before Him in prayer. Praise be to Allah and Glory be to Him. None is worthy of worship but Him, and He is The Most Great. Undoubtedly, what the world has witnessed and what we have experienced.. More

  • The Prophet’s Justice

    Justice is a noble moral and a magnificent characteristic which is attractive to people, infuses hope in the hearts of the wronged, and the unjust pay utmost concern for it. By virtue of justice, matters return to their normal and right path; rights are returned to their owners, people are happy and life is rectified. Welfare is present as long as.. More

  • Prophet Muhammad's manners and disposition

    Allah Says (what means): "By the grace of Allah, you are gentle towards the people; if you had been stern and ill-tempered, they would have dispersed from round about you" [Quran, 3: 159] About himself the prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Allah has sent me as an apostle so that I may demonstrate perfection of character,.. More

  • Oppression and Scheming… and the Expedited Punishment

    Author: Dr. Sa‘eed ‘Abdul-‘Atheem In the name of Allah, praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, his family and Companions, and those who follow him. The divine norms of Allah, The Exalted, have no scope for favoritism or flattery; He Says (what means): ·.. More

  • "I Am as My Slave Expects Me to Be"

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Allah, The Exalted, Says, ‘I am as My slave expects Me to be, and I am with him whenever he remembers Me. If he remembers Me to Himself, I remember him to Myself, and if he remembers Me in an assembly,.. More