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  • Sincerity and Its Fruits - II

    If a servant strives against himself until he does not care about life and the praise and commendation of people and dedicates all his worship to Allah The Almighty, he will be one of the people of sincerity whose every action, word, love and hatred is for the sake of Allah The Almighty alone. The inward and outward actions of such a person are purely.. More

  • Sincerity and Its Fruits-I

    Allah The Almighty has created all of creation to worship Him, and He sent Messengers to people so they would worship Him alone with no partner. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {And they were not commanded except to worship Allah, [being] sincere to Him in religion} [Quran 98: 5] • {And We sent not before you any messenger except.. More

  • Parents: Precious Blessings in our Life

    Allah, The Almighty, has made our parents the cause of our existence and made them the source of providing us with unparalleled love and a sound upbringing. However, when we grow up, we tend to forget the period of our infancy and childhood and disregard their efforts. What ingratitude can be worse than this? The very least we can do for our parents.. More

  • Good nutrition: No need for medicine

    Nutrition is one of the most influential factors in growth. The kinds of nutrients that one consumes during childhood affect the physical structure for the rest of one's life, either positively or negatively. Malnutrition does not only mean lack of food, but it also means consuming poor nutrients. In other words, malnutrition means imbalance between.. More

  • The Way to Reform Society

    Good manners, respecting others, and ensuring their rights result in friendly bonds between people, and removes dislike and grudges from their hearts. In this way the hearts become pure, sympathetic, and kind; so feelings of love and brotherhood prevail. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “He is not from my nation,.. More

  • Having Hope in Allah The Almighty - II

    It is rare for one to benefit from his faith if his heart is full of evil, just as seeds cannot grow in saline water or a swamp. The slave’s hope can be compared to that of a farmer's. Only if a farmer seeks good, fertile soil, sows quality seeds in it, waters it and takes good care of it, can he then wait for the favour of Allah The Almighty... More

  • Having Hope in Allah The Almighty - I

    There are certain deeds that should never be neglected, which affect the heart permanently. Yet, some people, due to their weakness in faith, may be careless and may not perform them regularly. One deed of the heart is to have constant hope in the kindness, generosity and favours of Allah The Almighty. One should be optimistic and never lose hope in.. More

  • Racism: a sign of weak faith

    Allah Almighty Says what means: "You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah. If only the People of the Scripture had believed, it would have been better for them. Among them are believers, but most of them are defiantly disobedient." [Quran 3:110] Islam.. More

  • Are you a good neighbor?

    If you are not giving your neighbors their due rights, then you are missing an important part of your duties as a Muslim. A neighbor is someone who lives in the same neighborhood as you; he could be a friend, but does not necessarily have to be one. The definition of a neighbor can have various meanings; for example, it can refer to someone who.. More

  • A Summer Reminder

    Allah Almighty reminds His slaves of the heat of Hell by making them experience very high temperatures during the summer. The Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam informed us that Hell has two breaths: it inhales during our winter and exhales during our summer; he sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam also stated that the extreme heat people experience during.. More

  • False Monasticism - II

    Shaykh Yoosuf said, “Mu‘aath, there are other proofs from the Quran and Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) which prove what I said. Allah The Almighty says (what means): { Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority.} [Quran 2:30] Allah The Almighty enjoined the believers to be a successive authority on earth by inhabiting it in.. More

  • False Monasticism - I

    The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "This life is cursed; cursed is everything in it except remembrance of Allah and what is relevant to that, or a scholar, or a learner." Mu‘aath read this Hadeeth (narration) on Thursday morning while turning the pages of a book. He was terrified by what he saw and read,.. More

  • Points to Ponder for Smokers

    If you ask any smoker why he smokes, you would receive many different answers, such as • "I smoke because it relieves depression" • "I smoke because it eases the stress of my family problems". • "I smoke when I'm out with my friends to have fun." • "Smoking helps me forget my work-related worries.. More

  • How Do You Face Good and Bad Times?

    The more one ponders over the apparent and hidden favours from Allah The Almighty upon him, the more he will realise that his Lord has granted him abundant blessings and protected him from a number of evils; this will certainly remove grief and anxiety and bring happiness and contentment.Thus, take heed of the advice of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Following the Salaf in Taking Ourselves to Account

    Our Salaf (righteous predecessors), may Allah have mercy upon them, would admonish themselves and hold themselves to account, while we on the other hand, who are far worthier of such reproach, are utterly heedless of this, despite committing actions that are destructive and despite being afflicted with diseases of the heart and soul that require major.. More