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  • Benefiting from our time

    Allah the Almighty and His Messenger, Prophet Mohammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) very clearly tell us the value of time, why we must not waste it and how we can make use of our time wisely to increase our faith and thus attain success, especially eternal success in the Hereafter. Both the Quran and the Sunnah enjoin Muslims to be conscious of.. More

  • The ruling of celebrating the Prophet's Birthday

    The year of his noble birth According to the most correct opinion of the scholars, the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam was born in the city of Makkah in the year of the Elephant (in the year 571or 570CE), in the month of Rabee' Al-Awwal. The day of his birth There is an agreement amongst the scholars that the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa.. More

  • Reliance on Allah

    Relying on Allah is one of the greatest forms of worship. Allah Says (what means): “…And upon Allah rely, if you should be believers.” [Quran 5: 23] Allah Almighty made relying upon Him a condition for faith. Allah said to His Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam (what means): “…Rely upon Allah. Indeed, Allah loves those.. More

  • Islamic etiquette related to gatherings – II

    Verily, every get-together must include mentioning and thinking of Allah; do you hear a verse from the Quran, a Prophetic Hadeeth, a religious advice, discussion revolving around an Islamic ruling or an Islamic reminder in today’s gatherings except for those upon whom Allah has mercy? We must pay attention to this dangerous, negative trend.. More

  • Islamic etiquette related to gatherings – I

    We must pay attention to our gatherings and meetings, because they have a major effect on us. If one were to take a quick look at Muslim gatherings today, he would find that it is nothing but a means of people occupying themselves with life, each according to his interest or field of work; this is aside from indulging in some prohibitions and.. More

  • The problem of lust (a dad-son dialogue) – III

    Son: Dad, were there more things that help increase one’s faith? Dad: One has to remember that he will stand before Allah on the Day of Reckoning when all secrets are disclosed. Nothing will be hidden from Him, and the mouths of the disbelievers will be sealed and their limbs will testify against them. Allah Aays (what means): “Until,.. More

  • The problem of lust (a dad-son dialogue) – II

    Son: What are the most dangerous of such temptations? Dad: On top of such temptations is looking boldly at a woman as an object of sexual desire. This serves as a stimulus that may lead to an unlawful response. Also, it is the first step towards major sins. Allah warns us against such a forbidden look; He Almighty Says (what means): “Tell.. More

  • The problem of lust (a dad-son dialogue) – I

    According to the teachings Islam, the desires and lusts play a vital part in the makeup of every human being; they cannot be ignored. Humans, unlike the angels, have to face the challenge in this life of mastering these forces within us. If we fail to do so, then we become enslaved by our desires and thus fall below the level of the animal kingdom. The.. More