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Itekaf – The Last Ten Days of Ramadan

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Abdullah ibn Umar, a learned companion of the Prophet, reports that “Allah’s messenger (Pbuh) used to stay in the Mosque during the last ten days of Ramadan.”(Related by Al Bukhari). Commentary by Adil Salahi The reward Allah gives for fasting in the month of Ramadan is greater than we can imagine, because fasting is an […]

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Fasting: A Shield Against Evils

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ramadan fasting acts as a protective shield against evils and obscenities Imam Malik relates the following Hadith which has been related by others in different forms:  “Every action a human being does shall be multiplied; a good action by ten times its value, up to 700 times, and even more as Allah may wish. Allah […]

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Seeking to Choose With God’s Help

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Prophet (Pbuh) taught his companions and followers in all generations to resort to Istikharah in practically everything of importance. The concept of seeking God’s help when making a choice on any question of importance is known in Islamic terminology as Istikharah, or leaving the choice to God to make. Istikharah does not mean a […]

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Heavenly Mercy On Others

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“A believer who conceals the faults of others in this world, God will conceal his faults on the Day of Resurrection.” [Muslim] When one’s knowledge and awareness increase, he will find himself in situations in which he becomes involved in many social matters and starts to learn about people’s secrets, faults, and problems. This happens […]

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Importance of Good-Neighbourliness

Importance of Good-Neighbourliness

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Being good to neighbours holds the key to fraternal peace and communal harmony. The Holy Prophet (Pbuh) held this as an essential attribute of a believer on the day of judgement. “Gabriel has continued to strongly recommend me to be kind to my neighbour until I thought that he would make him among my heirs.” […]

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Being Patient Earns Reward

Being Patient Earns Reward

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Whatever befalls a Muslim of physical weakness or complaint or worry or distress or harm or even a thorn in his finger, is used by Allah to erase some of his sins.” (related by Al-Bukhari, Muslim and others) Commentary By Adil Salahi The companions of Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) were able to develop a keep insight […]

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Truth is Staircase to Heaven

Truth is Staircase to Heaven

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Maintain truthfulness, for truthfulness leads to righteousness, and righteousness leads to Heaven. A man continues to maintain truthfulness until he is recorded in Allah’s book as truthful. Refrain from lying, because lying leads to blatant evil, and evil leads to the fire. A man continues to lie until he is recorded in Allah’s book as […]

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Breaching Our Oaths

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It may happen that we swear to something and then discover that we were hasty, and that we should not have constricted ourselves by an oath. Or it may be that we find that breaching our oath is the better option. What is to be done in such a situation? The Prophet (Pbuh) gives us […]

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Falsehood is a Grave Treachery

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Prophet (Pbuh) is quoted by his cousin, Abdullah Ibn Abbas (RA), as saying: “ Do not be too argumentative with your brother, and do not promise him something without fulfilling your promises.” (Related by Al-Bukhari in Al-Adab Al Mufrad and Al-Tirmithi) When Prophet Muhammad sought to emphasise the importance of a particular value, he […]

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Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) Lived an Austere Life

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Anas says: “I entered the Prophet’s (Pbuh) room when he was reclining on a couch whose material was weaved with a string. Under his head was a pillow made of hide. Umar came in and tears sprang to his eyes. The Prophet asked him what he was crying for. Umar said: “What I am crying for […]

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