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  • Our need for guidance - II

    The Messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) asksAllah for guidance: The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) used to invoke Allah frequently for guidance: “Allahumma innee as-aluka al-huda, wat-tuqa, wal-`ifafa, wal-ghina (O Allah! I beseech You for guidance, piety, chastity, and contentment") Imam Muslim reported in his saheehfrom.. More

  • Our need for guidance - I

    All praise be to Allah Who guides whomever He Wills to the Straight Path. Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger of Allah, who calls for the pleasure of his Lord and guides to the best way. Now coming to the point: People's need for guidance is greater than their need for food and water because food and water are needed so that man would.. More

  • Longing for Ramadan - II

    Make the month of Ramadan be the beginning of a new life, full of obedience and virtue; make it be the start of your maintenance of prayers in the Masjid; make a pledge now to never again abandon even a single Salah (prayer); forget the notion that you cannot wake up and pray Fajr Salah (morning prayer) with the congregation; purify your hearts with.. More

  • Longing for Ramadan - I

    Recognising and appreciating the great favours of Allah, among which are the virtues of certain seasons and the opportunity of worshipping Allah during them: Imam Ibn Rajab, may Allah have mercy upon him, said:“Allah has made some months more virtuous than others just as He has made some days and nights more virtuous than others; an example.. More

  • Fasting children and the role of the parents

    The practice and spirit of fasting should be engrained in children so that it comes natural and effortless for them as they reach adulthood. The month of Ramadan is a time of excitement, socializing, and devotion. As we take care of the spiritual and social part of ourselves during this special month, it is important to remember to also focus some.. More

  • Spiritual and physical well-being through Fasting

    Imam Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Paradise has eight gates and one of them is Ar-Rayyan through which none will enter but those who observe fasting."Imam As-Suyooti, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that Al-Harith Ibn Kalda, may Allah have.. More

  • The significance of Fasting

    Fasting, is abstaining from eating, drinking and coitus from daybreak to sunset as a devotional ritual. Allah, the Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means): {"O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous."}[Quran 2:183] It refers to that you may fear Allah,.. More

  • Common Mistakes during Fasting

    Some seemingly innocent errors made by a fasting person can actually affect his fasting. We will take a look at some of these mistakes in the hope of improving our fasting and to make it more perfect for the sake of Allah. Not sniffing water during ablution Neglecting the order to sniff during ablution to the extent of violation by just washing the.. More

  • Nullifiers of Fasting

    The following acts, when done knowingly and deliberately in the days of Ramadan, will invalidate the fast. In addition to being considered great sins, a person committing one of these acts will have to continue fasting the rest of the day that he/she committed it, and he/she is also required to take certain measures of reconciliation as indicated below. 1).. More

  • Making up missed days of Fasting

    Excuses that exempt a person from Fasting It is from the mercy ofAllahand the easiness of the religion that we are allowed to break the fast if there is any danger, hardship or difficulty in it.AllahSays (what means):{...He has chosen you and has not placed upon you in the religion any difficulty...}[Quran 22:78] It is allowed for those who are (not.. More

  • The etiquette of fasting

    Suhoor (The pre-dawn meal) It is recommended to eat a pre-dawn meal and there is no sin upon one who does not do so. Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Eat a pre-dawn meal, for there are blessings in it.” [Imam Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim] The reason is that it.. More

  • The Muslim's attitude towards Valentine's Day

    The Muslim's attitude towards this holiday should be clear: 1- A Muslim should not celebrate this pagan festival, or join others in their celebrations of it, or attend their celebrations because it is forbidden to celebrate the festivals of non-Muslims. Ath-Thahabi, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "If the Christians have a festival and.. More

  • Celebrating Valentine's Day

    Allah has chosen for us Islam as our religion and He will not accept any other religion from anyone, as He Almighty Says (what means):{And whoever desires other than Islam as religion - never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers}[Quran 3:85] Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam told us that some.. More

  • Causes of deviation and turning away from truth

    • Author: Abu ‘Abdur-Rahmaan Al-Idreesi – Islamweb.net Truth has signs that guide its seekers to it and paths that they travel to reach it. Likewise, falsehood also has twisted paths that lead to it and routes that end in its swamps, as mirrored in the following Hadeeth: “The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • The Effects of electronic games on children and adolescents

    At the beginning of the Eighties, the remarkable advances in science and technology and computer use gave rise to electronic games (e-games), and they became everyone’s center of attention very soon. By the turn of the century, e-games had become a widely spread model for entertainment different from all the recreational games that predated.. More