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Stories in the Quran

The story of Haroot and Maroot – I

One of the stories in the Quran, is the story of Haroot and Maroot. Allah Says what means: “And they [i.e., the Children of Israel] followed [instead] what the devils had recited during the reign of Sulayman (Solomon). It was not Sulayman who disbelieved, but the devils disbelieved,... More

Towards Animals and Environment

Ecology and Islamic values - I

I could understand "do not drink the water." Or even "no swimming—polluted water." But "do not touch the water"!? Something about that sign, and the reality it pointed to seemed deeply, irrevocably wrong. The fact that it was the nearest campground... More

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Ibn Al-Haytham: The father of modern optics

Abu 'Ali Al-Hasan bin Al-Haytham (965-1040 C.E.) was one of the most eminent physicists, whose contributions to optics and scientific methods are outstanding. Known in the West as Alhazen, Ibn Al-Haytham was born in 965 CE in Basrah, and was educated in Basrah and Baghdad. Thereafter,... More

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  • The story of Prophet Nooh -III

    Building the Ark Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allah exalt his mention, chose a place outside the city, far from the sea. He collected wood and tools and began working day and night to build the ark. The people's mockery continued: "O Nooh! Does carpentry appeal to you more than prophethood? Why are you building an ark so far from the sea? Are you.. More

  • Gratitude - I

    Gratitude is the greatest way to live for those who possess high ranks of righteousness, and such people did not reach these lofty ranks except through their gratitude; this is because belief is comprised of two halves; one half is gratitude and the other is perseverance. Gratitude is to acknowledge being treated well by Allah; it is also to praise.. More

  • The Sunnah of the Prophet: Definitions

    “Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination. It is not but a revelation revealed.”[Quran 53:3-4] Lexically, the word Sunnah has several, different yet close meanings. Sunnah may mean a way of life, or a path or behavior that is followed whether praiseworthy, or otherwise. Mostly, however, it refers to something good. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Jabir Ibn Abdullah

    When Abdullah Ibn 'Amr, may Allaah be pleased with him, joined the Muslim army in the battle of Uhud, he left in Madeenah his son Jabir to take care of the family. Abdullaah, may Allaah be pleased with him, had many daughters; he ordered his only son to take care of them, and did not allow him to join the fighters. The Muslims returned defeated from.. 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

  • Advise with Sincerity and Kindness

    The one who invites others to Allah is from the closest people to Allah our Lord. In addition, Muslims collectively agree on the importance of propagating Islam and inviting people to Allah, and many talk about it being mandatory upon Muslims, and we agree with them, that it is an obligation, to enjoy that which is good and forbid that which is evil.. 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 story of Prophet Nooh -II

    The disbelievers remain ignorant Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allaah exalt his mention, firmly continued his efforts in calling his people to the way of Allah Almighty. The rulers were tired of Nooh's arguments. Allah, the Exalted, related their attitude in the following verses (which mean): "They said: 'O Nooh! You have disputed [i.e., opposed] us.. More

  • Pondering on Allah's signs

    In the Quran, it is mentioned that the unbelievers are the people who does not recognize and appreciate the signs of Allah. The significance of a believer is his ability to see those signs and proofs. They know that these are not created in vain; they can realize the power and great art of Allah everywhere and findways to appraise Him. About such people.. More

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Stories in the Quran

The story of Haroot and Maroot – I

One of the stories in the Quran, is the story of Haroot and Maroot. Allah Says what means: “And they [i.e., the Children of Israel] followed [instead] what the devils had recited during the reign...More