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  • Our Duty Towards Islam

    I will summarize our duty in the following points: First: Being proud of this religion. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {So do not weaken and do not grieve, and you will be superior if you are [true] believers.} [Quran 3: 139] The era of hiding and feeling ashamed for belonging to Islam has ended and the era of frankness and declaration has.. More

  • The Secrets of Patience

    The meaning of sabr In the Arabic language, sabr means ‘to hold fast’ ‘cease,’ or ‘choke’. For example, in Bedouin Arabic, to say “one has been killed by sabr,” means one was choked to death. Allah the Most High Says (what means): “And keep yourself patient [by being] with those who call upon.. More

  • Close the Open Doors

    On our journey towards handling the ‎problem of sexual desires that embitter the life of many Muslim ‎young men, let us discuss an important issue that will help you ‎release yourself from the captivity of sexual desires, namely, ‎"closing the open doors”.‎ Here, the words “open doors” stand for everything.. More

  • How Do You Face Good and Bad Times?

    The more one ponders over the apparent and hidden favours from Allah The Almighty upon him, the more he will realise that his Lord has granted him abundant blessings and protected him from a number of evils; this will certainly remove grief and anxiety and bring happiness and contentment.Thus, take heed of the advice of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Mother's Day – A Historical Synopsis-II

    Mother's Day: A Historical Synopsis According to a researcher, “Some historians claim that the celebration of Mother's Day was held first by the ancient Greeks during the celebrations of the spring festival. These celebrations were a gift to the Mother Goddess – Rhea – who was the wife of the Father God - Kronus. In ancient.. More

  • Mother's Day – A Historical Synopsis-I

    The mother in Islam Allah The Almighty Says (what means): · {Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents do good, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor farther away, the companion at your side, the traveler, and those whom your right hands possess. Indeed, Allah does not like those who are.. More

  • Mother's Day-An Islam Perspective

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said that his Ummah (nation) would imitate the previous nations from among the Jews, Christians and Persians. He did not say this, of course, by way of praising their deeds in so much as by way of dispraising and chastising those who do so. It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed, may Allah.. More

  • Keep Away from Enmity

    The Muslim has a mission in his life, and is required to be effective, active, tolerant and social, mixing with other people and dealing with them with tolerance and in accordance with the worthy Islamic attitudes and behavior. Allah Almighty Says (what means): "And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allah (i.e. the Quran), and be.. More

  • Mockery is a disease from Jaahiliyyah

    Allah The Almighty forbids us from mocking people as He Says (what means): {O you who have believed, let not a people ridicule [another] people; perhaps they may be better than them}[Quran 49:11] Adh-Dhahhaak, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, This verse was revealed when members of the Banu Tameem delegation were mocking the poor Companions like.. More

  • The Believer in Times of Crises

    In determining the way in which a Muslim should deal with a time of crisis, it is important to analyze exactly what, essentially, a crisis is in the context of Islamic understanding; particularly as this relates to the Qadar (predestination) of Allah. A crisis, by definition, indicates a pivotal period of time in which a situation or condition seems.. More

  • Contentment is Bliss

    Sa‘d ibn Abi Waqqaas, may Allah be pleased with him, traveled to Makkah after he had become blind. Upon his arrival the people hastened to him and kept on asking him to make supplication for them, and he did, as Allah always accepted his supplication. ‘Abdullaah ibn As-Saa’ib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I came to him.. 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

  • Knowledge is the Foundation of True Fear

    Fear is the sensation that results from the anticipation of an expected harm; it is also felt when a person loses, or expects to lose something he cherishes. It is the exact opposite of security and can be applied to worldly matters as well as those of the Hereafter. Fear is a state of disturbance of the heart from an evil or harm that may befall a.. More

  • Certainty … the life of hearts

    Our talk in this article is going to be about one of the highest ranks in the religion and a quality of the virtuous… it is certainty. Imaam Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy upon him, said about the rank of certainty: “It’s importance for belief, is like that of the soul to the body. It is based on this rank that the righteous.. More

  • Waste not excessively

    Have you ever gotten upset when you weren’t able to buy something that you really wanted? Or, have you ever bought something that you could have done without? The answer to these two questions is yes, an unequivocal yes. It is pat of our human nature. We want and we desire constantly. When we allow this to go unchecked our desire for more becomes.. More