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  • THE SPIRIT OF HAJJ

    Personality Changing: THE personality that should emerge after performing Hajj is one in which a two-fold activity is set in motion, one form being external and the other internal. ‘External activity’ here…

  • DAYS OF VIRTUE AND RIGHTEOUS DEEDS: FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL HIJJAH

    Ibn’ Abbas says about the Aayah, “Remember Allaah during the well known days,” that it refers to the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah. [This is related by al-Bukhari] Allaah swears an oath…

  • DISTANCE BETWEEN WORDS AND DEEDS

    Or you could say, the distance between claims and deeds. For speaking true words is a facet of action, referred to as the action of the tongue. It is the first tangible…

  • “ALLAH DOES NOT LOVE THE PUBLIC UTTERANCE OF HURTFUL SPEECH…”

    “Allah does not love the public utterance of hurtful speech unless (it be) by one to whom injustice has been done; and Allah is He who hears and knows all things.” [Sūrah…

  • POLISHING THE HEARTS

    Allah – the Most High – said:“O you who believe! Remember Allah and remember Him a lot.” [Soorah al-Ahzaab 33:4I]. “Those men and women who remember Allah a lot.” [Soorah al-Ahzaab 33:35].…

  • RESISTING THE URGE TO COMPROMISE

    The word Hikmah (wisdom) has been misinterpreted for too long. It means to approach the people in the best way possible, to act in the most appropriate way, taking that particular situation…

  • THE HIGH LEVELS OF THOSE WHO STRIVE TO MEET THEIR BROTHERS’ NEEDS

    One of the greatest things that will relieve a person’s distress on the Day of Resurrection is his efforts in this world to relieve the distress of those who are in distress,…

  • THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BODY AND SOUL

    THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BODY AND SOUL

    The dualism between the body and soul is very clearly evident in the physical world. The body is subservient and the soul is in charge; however both are indispensable. It is just…

  • MODESTY: AN OVERVIEW

    Modesty and shyness play a special part between the affairs of the Creator and the created. All prophets and Messengers encouraged modesty, as the Prophet, may the mercy and blessings of Allah…

  • WILLPOWER

    It is impossible to achieve any reform without first developing our willpower. If we want our youth to be able to keep their emotions in check, refrain from overindulgence, exhibit courage in…

  • HAVE A SOFT HEART

    THERE are many ways through which one can become deeply devout and pious and have a soft heart. The best and most important of such ways is to have deep faith in…

  • THE BAD CONSEQUENCES OF THE TONGUE – (II)

    BACKBITING (GHEEBAH): Allah says in the Qur’aan, “Do not backbite each other, would any of you wish to eat the flesh of your dead brother, no rather you hate it!!” [Soorah Hujarat…

  • THE BAD CONSEQUENCES OF THE TONGUE

    The Heart: The most important part of the body is the heart as has been mentioned by our noble Prophet Muhammed – SallAllahu ‘alaihi wa sallam – in his saying, “Indeed there…

  • THE VIRTUES OF PATIENCE & PERSEVERANCE WHEN FACED WITH LOSS, ILLNESS AND OPPRESSION

    Allah Almighty states in the Holy Quran: وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّکُمْ بِشَیۡءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوۡفِ وَالْجُوۡعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الۡاَمۡوٰلِ وَالۡاَنۡفُسِ وَالثَّمَرٰتِ ؕ وَبَشِّرِ الصّٰبِرِیۡنَ﴿۱۵۵﴾ۙ “And We shall definitely put you to test with something of fear…

  • PERFECTING ONE’S CHARACTER

    By Imaam ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah rahimahullaahTaken from The Magnificent Journey The Prophet sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam used to make a number of supplications related to good character. “O Allah, guide me to…

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