The Glory of Faith

Haaroon Ar-Rasheed once stood looking at the sky when he saw a cloud passing by. He addressed it saying, “Rain wherever you wish, for your fruit will certainly come to me anyway.” This means that the cloud would have rained either on an Islamic land or on a non-Islamic one. In the first case, Muslims [...]

2017-11-06T17:20:29+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

The Best Ways to Increase Your Provision

The Prophet 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 [...]

2017-11-06T17:20:17+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

The Benefits of Hoping for the Best

Having hope in Allah The Almighty bears fruit to the following: • It makes one strive more and exert greater effort in performing acts of worship. • It makes one even more inclined to be constantly obedient to Allah The Almighty. • It makes one enjoy drawing closer to Allah The Almighty, and makes one [...]

2017-11-06T17:20:09+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Mother’s Day-An Islam Perspective

The Prophet, , said that his Ummah (nation) would imitate the previous nations from among the Jews, Christians and Persians. He did not say this, of course, by way of praising their deeds in so much as by way of dispraising and chastising those who do so. It was narrated on the authority of Abu [...]

2017-11-06T17:23:07+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Our Duty Towards Islam

I will summarize our duty in the following points: First: Being proud of this religion. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {So do not weaken and do not grieve, and you will be superior if you are [true] believers.} [Quran 3: 139] The era of hiding and feeling ashamed for belonging to Islam has ended [...]

2017-11-06T17:15:34+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

The Practice of Self-Purification – III

4. Lifelong commitment This principle deals with the question of effectiveness how can we insure that our tazkiyah efforts bear their expected fruits, help us achieve piety, and fulfill our purpose in this life? Allah Almighty gave a hint: "Take what We have given you with determination and remember what is in it, that perhaps [...]

2017-11-06T17:15:23+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

The Practice of Self-Purification – II

Principles of Tazkiyah As shown earlier, tazkiyah is a fundamental part of Prophet Muhammad's mission and his life constitutes a unique example of it. Together with his teaching, this example was responsible for altering the lives of his Companions to such an extent that they became the pinnacle and paradigm generation for all humanity, the [...]

2017-11-06T17:15:14+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

Three Steps to a Happy Life

Happiness is the universal goal of people from all walks of life – be they philosophers of a high intellectual caliber or unlettered laborers -- everyone strives in search of happiness and looks for ways to escape the worries of life. However, most people achieve only partial or superficial happiness, which provides temporary relief from [...]

2017-11-06T17:15:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|
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