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  • The need for Prophets- II

    Present attitude towards the Messengers: As people in the past used to argue with the Messengers, may Allah exalt their mention, reject their teachings and turn away from them, mankind today - when they have reached the pinnacle of material advancement, penetrated the depths of the oceans, gone far into space, split the atom and discovered many of.. More

  • The Need for Prophets - I

    Prophets were sent to illuminate the way for mankind Allah sent the Messengers, may Allah exalt their mention, to mankind throughout the ages so that mankind might be guided to the truth and be purified of sins. Those who were enlightened by the Messengers of Allah, found the way to the Divine Presence and attained the highest rank of humanity. The.. More

  • Soul's Journey after Death- V

    What can the Living Do to Rescue the Dead Person from Punishment? Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said,'When a man dies, his actions cease except for three things: a charity which goes on, knowledge which continues to benefit people or a righteous son who makes supplication for him.' [Ahmad] There are many things which the living can.. More

  • The Soul's Journey after Death -I

    The Soul's Journey after Death Allah, the Most Exalted, Says in the Quran (what means): "Then why, when it [i.e. the soul at death] reaches the throat. And you are at that time looking on. And We [i.e. Our angels] are nearer to him than you, but you do not see." [Quran 56-85] When someone dies, the Angel of Death comes to take his soul,.. More

  • The Soul's Journey after Death - IV

    The Punishment of the Interspace Almighty Allah Says (what means): "And if you could but see when the wrongdoers are in the overwhelming pangs of death while the angels extend their hands, [saying], 'Discharge your souls! Today you will be awarded the punishment of [extreme] humiliation…'" [Quran 6: 93] The Grave is an unknown territory... More

  • The Soul's Journey after Death - III

    The Bliss of the Interspace between the Two Worlds Allah, the Most Exalted, Says in the Quran (what means): "[To the righteous it will be said], “O reassured soul. Return to your Lord, well-pleased and pleasing [to Him]. And enter among My [righteous] servants. And enter My Paradise.” [Quran 89-30] 'The Grave'...the Grave is a word.. More

  • Soul's Journey After Death - II

    The Meaning and Truth of Death Almighty Allah Says in the Quran (what means): "Every soul will taste death." [Quran 3: 185] What is death? Is it total annihilation? Or is it simply the severing of the soul from the body? When the soul is separated from the body, what happens to each of them? What happens to man himself, the owner of this.. More

  • Ostentation

    There is an abundance of proof in the Quran and Sunnah regarding the impermissibility of ostentation; and those who show off are often dispraised, as when Allah The Almighty Said (what means): {So woe to those who pray*[But] who are heedless of their prayer -*those who make show [of their deeds]} [Quran 107:4-6]; and, {So whoever would hope for the.. More

  • The Vast Mercy of Allah The Almighty - II

    Concealing sins and forgiving them in the Hereafter: Ibn `Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, reported, “I heard the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, saying: 'Allah The Almighty will bring a believer close to him on the Day of Resurrection, enveloping him in His Mercy and shielding him from the people. Allah will make him.. More

  • Categories of Tawheed (Islamic monotheism)

    Linguistically, the word Tawheed, in Arabic, means unification (to make something one). Islamically, it is in reference to Allah being singled out alone, in all that is particular to Him. The opposite of Tawheed is 'Shirk' which is to associate partners with Allah by giving (or attributing) that which is exclusively His to others. Traditionally,.. More

  • The danger of changing the meaning of Allah's Names and Attributes

    When dealing with the issue of belief in Allah's Names and Attributes, we have to bear in mind the following important points: 1) Placing Allah, The Most Exalted, above any likeness to human beings and beyond any imperfections. 2) Belief in the Names and Attributes established in the Quran and Sunnah (the sayings, actions and approvals of Prophet.. More

  • In Allah’s Hands alone - II

    The power of Allah The prophets of Allah, peace be upon them, and those who possess religious knowledge keep away from things which cloud their judgment in any situation. First and foremost, they know that there are no Asbab (means or ways) to anything except by the expressed Will of Allah. It is following the commands and prohibitions that Allah Almighty.. More

  • In Allah’s Hands alone - I

    The true nature of might and power In an ultimate way, the answer to these and other similar questions is simple: Allah Almighty has willed it. This is so because nothing can happen in this world except by the permission of its mighty Creator and wise Lord, Allah, The Most High. All of this happens because Allah Almighty, in His infinite wisdom,.. More

  • Emergence of Ad-Dajjaal (Antichrist): The First Sign of the Hour - III

    Protection against Ad-Dajjaal: Although the trial of Ad-Dajjaal is very difficult, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, taught us how to protect ourselves from it. In light of the Sunnah, the most important ways to protect us against the great trial of Ad-Dajjaal are: 1- Committing the physical description of Ad-Dajjaal to memory: The.. More

  • Emergence of Ad-Dajjaal (Antichrist): The First Sign of the Hour - II

    The physical description of Ad-Dajjaal: The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, accurately mentioned the physical description of Ad-Dajjaal referring to his unique physical characteristics and even likened him to some people whom the Companions knew so that people would know him for sure without any ambiguity. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More