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  • 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

  • Qualities of a Muslim – II

    Islam instils honour and dignity in the hearts of Muslims, and it is only Islam that can grant such honour and dignity; therefore, those who resort to the disbelievers for support and assistance are in reality humiliating themselves. These Muslims may feel honour under the protection of these disbelievers, but in reality they are humiliated and have.. More

  • Qualities of a Muslim – I

    A Muslim differs from all other types of people on earth; they worship and prostrate to other than Allah; some of them worship the sun, the moon, stars, cows, and idols, such as those who worship Buddha. Conversely, a Muslim worships only Allah and believes that He is All-Capable; He is the All-Powerful; the Almighty; the Omnipotent; the Holy; the All-Dominan.. More

  • Keep the spirit of Ramadan alive all year

    As we enter upon the month of Shawal, let us not leave off the many acts of worship we performed during the blessed month of Ramadan. Ramadan, for most of us, was a time of renewal and reestablishment of our commitment to Allah and His religion. We fasted, gave charity, read the Quran and performed the night prayer. We avoided gossip, slander and every.. More

  • Fataawa Regarding Mother's Day-II

    5- Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, I read the article that was published by An-Nadwah Journal, on 30-11-1384 AH, under the title "Honoring the Mother and Honoring the Family", and felt that the writer appreciated, from many perspectives, the Western innovation of fixing a day in the year to.. More

  • Fataawa Regarding Mother's Day-I

    1- The scholars of the Permanent Committee, may Allah have mercy upon them, said, All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds and may His peace and blessing be upon His Messenger, his family and Companions. First: The word “‘Eed” [festival] is a term given to the occasion of assembly which customarily recurs annually,.. More

  • Manhood in the Quran and the Sunnah - II

    Qualified righteous men are the backbone of missions, the spirit for progress and the focal point of reformation. There can be countless factories of weapons and ammunition, but if there are no men to use the weapons being produced, there will be no ability to fight. The finest educational curricula can exist, but it takes real men to implement and.. More

  • Manhood in the Quran and the Sunnah - I

    Manhood is a quality that is pursued by people of high ambitions and serious thinking men. It is a basic quality that is needed by every man, for when men lose the qualities of manhood, they cease to be real men. Manhood is deeply implanted in a person through strong belief, nurtured by sound upbringing and developed by good example. A real man is one.. More

  • Benefiting from our time

    Allah the Almighty and His Messenger, Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, very clearly tell us the value of time, why we must not waste it and how we can make use of our time wisely to increase our faith and thus attain success, especially eternal success in the Hereafter. Both the Quran and the Sunnah enjoin Muslims to be conscious of.. More

  • The ruling of celebrating the Prophet's Birthday

    The year of his noble birth According to the most correct opinion of the scholars, the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam was born in the city of Makkah in the year of the Elephant (in the year 571or 570CE), in the month of Rabee' Al-Awwal. The day of his birth There is an agreement amongst the scholars that the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa.. More

  • Reliance on Allah

    Relying on Allah is one of the greatest forms of worship. Allah Says (what means): “…And upon Allah rely, if you should be believers.” [Quran 5: 23] Allah Almighty made relying upon Him a condition for faith. Allah the Almighty Said to His Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam (what means): “…Rely upon Allah. Indeed,.. More

  • Islamic etiquette related to gatherings – II

    Verily, every get-together must include mentioning and thinking of Allah; do you hear a verse from the Quran, a Prophetic Hadeeth, a religious advice, discussion revolving around an Islamic ruling or an Islamic reminder in today’s gatherings except for those upon whom Allah has mercy? We must pay attention to this dangerous, negative trend.. More

  • Islamic etiquette related to gatherings – I

    We must pay attention to our gatherings and meetings, because they have a major effect on us. If one were to take a quick look at Muslim gatherings today, he would find that it is nothing but a means of people occupying themselves with life, each according to his interest or field of work; this is aside from indulging in some prohibitions and.. More

  • The problem of lust (a dad-son dialogue) – III

    Son: Dad, were there more things that help increase one’s faith? Dad: One has to remember that he will stand before Allah on the Day of Reckoning when all secrets are disclosed. Nothing will be hidden from Him, and the mouths of the disbelievers will be sealed and their limbs will testify against them. Allah Aays (what means): “Until,.. More