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  • UNITY OF MUSLIM UMMAH?

    In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Ever Merciful! All Muslims know the value and importance of uniting the Muslims around the world. We have read and heard many times…

  • INTENTION AND SINCERITY

    In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful An-Nawawi records in his book Riyad us-Saliheen: Allah the Exalted said: وَمَاأُمِرُواإِلَّالِيَعْبُدُوااللَّهَمُخْلِصِينَلَهُالدِّينَحُنَفَاءَوَيُقِيمُواالصَّلَاةَوَيُؤْتُواالزَّكَاةَوَذَٰلِكَدِينُالْقَيِّمَةِ They were not commanded except to worship Allah, being…

  • BEING THE BEST NEIGHBOUR

    Prophet Muhammad (SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam)is loved by all Muslims. He (SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) is well honoured and respected by countless others and considered influential in both religious and secular circles.…

  • ALLAH LOVES GENTLENESS IN ALL THINGS

    In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful One of the most beloved qualities of good character to Allah is kindness and gentleness. Allah has reserved a special reward…

  • EASE ACCOMPANIES HARDSHIP

    The Messenger of Allah, SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam, said, “and that with hardship comes ease.” This statement is taken from His, Glorious is He, sayings, “Allah will appoint after every difficulty, ease.”…

  • THE VIRTUES OF PATIENCE – 2

    There are numerous ways to achieve contentment with the decree of Allah: The servant having certainty in Allah and a firm trust that whatever He decrees for a believer will be good…

  • THE VIRTUES OF PATIENCE – 1

    The Messenger of Allah, SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam, said, “Know that great good lies in bearing with patience what you dislike.” The narration of Umar, the freed slave of Ghufrah, on the…

  • THE CROW AND THE SPIDER

    O you who opened the gate to wealth and comfort using a key other than the key of piety: have the impudence to complain about the narrowness of the road of provision,…

  • CONSEQUENCES OF BEING NEGLECTFUL

    As soon as you rise from a gathering of remembrance you should quickly make your way to the house of solitude, ensuring that you stay there for a while; seek the advice…

  • FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ONE’S WHO LED BY EXAMPLE

    The Qur’an and Sunnah are replete with accounts and valuable lessons about tawakkul, illustrating how our greatest role models understood and implemented it in their lives. Ibrāhīm (as) found coolness and tranquility…

  • THE MIRACLE OF CREATION

    “Behold! in the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of night and day,- there are indeed Signs for men of understanding.” (Quran 3:190) The human creation is a…

  • UNITY IS STRENGTH AND DIVISION IS WEAKNESS

    All praise is to Allah who has ordered us to take refuge in His book and reminded us of the abundance of His blessings and the magnitude of His bounty. I bear…

  • “Why Is Everyone’s Life Better than Mine?” Protecting Yourself from the Dangers of Comparison

    Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated. Thus,…

  • TAWAKKUL: RELY UPON ALLAH IN HARDSHIP AND IN EASE

    Tawakkul: An action of the heart:Tawakkul lives in the heart of the believer. It is at the very core of our spiritual well-being and practice. It provides the lens through which to…

  • TAWAKKUL: THREE TYPES OF PEOPLE

    Scholars divide people into three categories in terms of their approach to tawakkul. The first type of person is one who relies wholly on Allah, without personally asserting any effort toward the…

  • CONTENTEDNESS

    O you who is afflicted with an ardent love for this life, although you shall never attain from it except what is decreed for you: there are many who attain provision without…

  • BAGHDAD: THE HOUSE OF WISDOM (BAYT AL-HIKMAH) – II

    Organizational Chart of the House of Wisdom:Bayt al-Hikmah had its own system but sources have not stated a precise description that bind the system that the house of wisdom used to function.…

  • BAGHDAD: THE HOUSE OF WISDOM (BAYT AL-HIKMAH) – I

    Baghdad 1,200 years ago was the thriving capital of the Muslim civilization. For about 500 years the city boasted the cream of intellectuals and culture. For more than two centuries, it was…

  • ETIQUETTES OF SEEKING KNOWLEDGE – II

    • Specialization: If a Muslim wants to specialize in one science, he should choose the most honorable branch of science and the most beneficent one that suits his abilities. It was said,…

  • ETIQUETTES OF SEEKING KNOWLEDGE – I

    Abu Rifa‘ah, May Allah be pleased with him, came to the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam ( may Allah exalt his mention ) while he was delivering a Khutbah (sermon) and said,…

  • SACROSANCT HUMAN RIGHTS AS UNIVERSAL VALUES – (2)

    Achieving Greatness in World: Achieving greatness in and of itself is not bad. But what is bad is trying to achieve greatness بِغَيْرِ الْحَقِّ (without The Truth) (46:20). The Quran says that…

  • SACROSANCT HUMAN RIGHTS AS UNIVERSAL VALUES – (1)

    The Quran lays down sacrosanct human rights as basic rights of every human being: وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ “NOW, INDEED, We have conferred dignity on the children of Adam.” – (17:70) That…

  • NEITHER LOVE NOR HATRED CAN BE ALLOWED TO COMPROMISE JUSTICE

    There is one word that captures the essence of all Islamic laws and all Islamic teachings; one word that describes the overriding value that permeates all Islamic values. Justice. The Quran says:…

  • BEWARE OF HYPOCRISY

    Be truthful inwardly and that shall reflect on what pleases you, outwardly. Use the feathers of sincerity in the arrow of your deeds, and you shall certainly hit the target that you…

  • BELIEVING IN DIVINE DECREE

    If Allah decrees good for person, he makes his heart disposed towards accepting sincere advice and guides a voice of admonition to echo in his mind during its periods of leisure and…

  • BEING COMPLETELY OCCUPIED WITH THE DUNYA

    This world life is like the river of Talut, over which the virtues have made a pronouncement that “So whoever drinks from it is not of me, and whoever does not taste…

  • Stop mourning Babri Masjid, ensure Muslims are represented everywhere

    Stop mourning Babri Masjid, ensure Muslims are represented everywhere

    With the ceremonial rites for the Ram Temple construction that happened on August 5, rather than mourning the Babri Masjid that was razed in Ayodhya, a lawyer suggested something else. “With a…

  • THE BEAUTY OF ALLAH’S CREATION

    The Prophet (SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) has said that Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty1. It is for this that the whole of Allah’s creation has been designed and created according…

  • OVERCOMING SELF-DESIRES

    When the pious realised the great value of life, they killed and buried their self-desires and hence they experienced the verity of being truly alive. They rushed to collect what the hands…

  • DARKNESS AND BEWILDERMENT

    O you who is wandering in the darkness of his oppression, who is stumbling forward to his destruction, who is searching for the knife of his death, digging the hole of his…

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