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  • Motivation to repentance

    Sinning may be recognized as a hereditary trait, for who resembles his father and does no evil? But if the father is restored after failing, let the emulation of him be at both poles, of the negative and the positive. Adam  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention was struck with remorse and filled with repentance over his past deeds. Any of his children who follows.. More

  • How to Cure Persistency of Sin

    Question Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. I am shameful to ask this question, but now it has come to a time that I feel that I need some personal, righteous guidance. Dear shaykh, I have read almost all fatwas regarding masturbation and many others, but I feel I want some personal attention please. I dearly love Allah and want to prove.. More

  • Avoiding Harms of the Tongue

    In today's times, most people tend to be careless about avoiding the harms of the tongue, which are widespread among the people. The following are some of the most common harms: ● Talking about what does not concern you: This is a common practice, even though the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A sign of a person's.. More

  • The Absolute Submission

    Allah Says (what means): {And it is not [possible] for one to die except by permission of Allah at a decree determined..} [Quran 3:145] The eternity we all wish for, Muslim or Non-Muslim, is everlasting life in Heaven, Paradise, the Garden of Eden, the Blue Yonder, whatever you want to call it, with its beauty, splendor, ease, and closeness to the.. More

  • Benefits of Seeking Forgiveness

    Do you want to have peace of mind, reassurance, and joy? You should ask for the forgiveness of Allah, The Almighty. Allah, The Almighty, Says (what means): {And [saying], "Seek Forgiveness of your Lord and repent to Him, [and] He Will Let you enjoy a good provision} [Quran 11: 3] Do you want to have a strong body and be healthy, and be free.. More

  • The Different Ranks of People Who Fear Allah

    The Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, and the righteous Salaf, (predecessors) may Allah have mercy upon them were extremely fearful of Allah, The Almighty. For instance, Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, had two dark lines under his eyes due to the extent of his crying; ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, once recited.. More

  • The crucial role of the heart

    The Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), informed us in a very famous Hadeeth (narration), commonly quoted with reference to what is lawful and what is unlawful, about the important role of the heart. He, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: ““What is lawful is clear and what is forbidden is clear,.. More

  • Remember the Rich Rewards for Virtuous Deeds - II

    One should always supplicate to Allah The Almighty to enable him to perform good deeds and facilitate them for him, because performing virtuous deeds is a gift from Allah The Almighty which He grants to whomever He wishes from amongst His slaves. Humaam ibn Al-Haarith, may Allaah have mercy upon him, used to supplicate saying, "O Allah! Make me.. More

  • Remember the Rich Rewards for Virtuous Deeds - I

    Allah The Almighty repeatedly reminds us to perform various virtuous deeds. He Says (what means): {“Race with one another in hastening towards forgiveness from your Lord.”} [Quran, 57: 21]. Shaykh ibn As-Sa’di, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said, commenting on this, "One who hastens towards virtuous deeds during his life will.. More

  • The importance of seeking forgiveness

    We should never lose hope or stop asking Allah The Almighty for forgiveness for our sins and mistakes. The importance of seeking forgiveness is shown to us in a narration of the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam: O people! Turn to Allah in repentance and seek His forgiveness, for surely I make repentance a hundred times every day. Repentance is such.. More

  • Milestones on the path of dutifulness to parents

    There is no doubt that parents play an effective role in preventing their children from being undutiful. As it is known that prevention is better than cure, we advise noble parents who play the greatest role in this important process, to prepare youth and prevent them from being undutiful. The family is the first incubator where the adolescent grows.. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Why do we delay repentance?

    Repentance is ultimately the goal that we all seek. All sane people are conscious of their numerous sins, and those who believe in Allah and His Messenger sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, recognize that they will be held accountable for their sins, and therefore desire to be free of the evil consequences of their misdeeds. Islam offers man the ideal.. More