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  • Whispering is the Devil’s Weapon - II

    Methods of Treating Whispering in Matters Pertaining to Creed There are two methods for protecting one’s self against the devil’s whispering in matters pertaining to creed and faith: The first one is a preventative method, which means protecting one’s self against the whispering before it even takes place by fortifying one’s.. More

  • Whispering is the Devil’s Weapon - I

    There is no doubt that the enmity between man and the devil is ancient. It started when Allah ordered the angels to prostrate to Aadam, may Allah exalt his mention, and Satan refused this in arrogance and declared war against the sons of Aadam. Allah The Almighty Says about this (what means): {[Iblees] said, “By Your might, I will surely mislead.. More

  • The excellence of generosity

    Generosity is a virtuous trait that every Muslim should strive to attain. As for the believer who closely adheres to the teachings of Islam, kindness and giving from what he has become part of his good character. Generosity is the opposite of stinginess, as stinginess is a disease of the heart. The Muslim should avoid this bad quality, for it is a.. More

  • Conferring Blessings upon the Prophet

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [Allah to confer] blessing upon him and ask [Allah to grant him] peace.} [Quran 33:56]. Ibn Katheer, may Allah have mercy upon him, commented that, in this verse, Allah The Almighty informs His servants.. More

  • Remembering often the ender of pleasures

    You’re sitting comfortably on the sofa watching your favorite television show with your favorite person. Your laughter abruptly stops and you're spellbound as your eyes hold an image you've never seen before. And before you can say anything, your eyes are forever closed as your soul is torn away from your body. Are you ready to meet your Lord?.. More

  • Patience: The Path to Paradise - III

    Fifteenth: Allah The Almighty promised believersthevictory and it is part of the glad tidings that will surely fulfilled for them. Allah The Almighty Says that they got that only through patience; He Says (what means): {And the good word of your Lord was fulfilled for the Children of Israel because of what they had patiently endured.} [Quran 7:137] Sixteenth.. More

  • Patience: The Path to Paradise - II

    In the renowned book ‘Udat As-Sabireen, Ibn Al-Qayyim quoted Imam Ahmad , may Allah have mercy upon them, as saying, “Allah The Almighty mentioned patience in the Quran in ninety places.” Here I will mention the various contexts in which patience was mentioned: First: The command to be patient; Allah The Almighty Says (what means):.. More

  • Patience: The Path to Paradise - I

    Ramadan is the month of patience; and Paradise is the reward of patience. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {And seek help through patience and prayer, and indeed, it is difficult except for the humbly submissive [to Allah]. Who are certain that they will meet their Lord and that they will return to Him.} [Quran 2:45-46] • {O you.. More

  • The ruling on celebrating Mother’s Day and Family Day

    An article was published by An-Nadwah newspaper on 30/11/1384 A.H. entitled Takreem Al-Umm wa Takreem Al-Usrah (Honoring The Mother and The Family). The writer appreciated some aspects of the Western innovation of allocating one day during the year to mothers. He mentioned something that was overlooked by the people who introduced this day, namely,.. More

  • In the Dark of the Night …

    Once, there was a pious Muslim merchant who used to trade cattle. He would buy cows from Iraq or Iran and sell them in Syria. This trader was a righteous Muslim: pious, devout and pure hearted; he would pray at night, fast and give charity frequently. On one of his trade journeys, as he was shepherding a herd of cows to sell them, it began to snow.. More

  • Let Those who have Dead Hearts Rejoice - II

    Reflect on the meaning of the following Hadeeth (narration). The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "There was among the people who came before you a man who killed ninety-nine persons. Then he asked about the most knowledgeable person on earth, and was directed to a monk, so he went to him, told him that he had killed ninety-nine.. More

  • Let Those who have Dead Hearts Rejoice - I

    I can no longer feel it. It is certainly inside me, but I have not felt it for so long now. In fact, I do not know when, where or even how it happened. What I know now is that I do not feel it. I have lost it. It was inside me. I truly felt it. Nevertheless, it has died. I remember when it was alive and energetic. I felt then that I was alive... More

  • Honoring the Ordinances… Even While Sleeping - II

    Those who are righteous greatly honor the sacred ordinances of Allah The Almighty more than others. Here is the clarification in detail: The way of piety Briefly, piety is the way that you should resort to if you seek the honor of this great position; honoring the sacred Ordinances of Allah The Almighty. Undoubtedly, if you want to be one of.. More

  • Honoring the Ordinances… Even While Sleeping - I

    I will tell you about something which is neither a part of imagination nor a claim without evidence. Rather, it is a real life story whose hero enjoys unmatchable morals and a resplendent biography. The fragrance of his life diffused because he honored the sacred Ordinances of His Lord. Therefore, Allah The Almighty Exalted his degree. He is Ibn Seereen,.. More

  • The qualities of those who love their Lord

    Loving our Lord is mandatory upon each of His slaves since the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us that it is a characteristic of belief and a sign of enjoying the sweetness of faith.Anas ibn Malik, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “One who attains the following.. More