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Rich Rewards

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Al-Bara ibn Azib reports that the Prophet said: “Whoever lends another something to use, or guides another down a lane – or he said a path – will have a reward similar to that of freeing a slave”. [Bukhari] The Prophet (peace be upon him) encourages kindness to others in every way. He shows us […]

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Istikharah: Seeking Allah’s guidance

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The prayer of Istikharah was described in a Hadith narrated by Jabir ibn Abdullah Al-Salami, who said: “The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) used to teach his companions to make Istikharah in all things, just as he used to teach them surahs from the Qur’an. By Mariam Anwer At certain stages of life […]

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Believing in Bad and Good Omens

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Prophet (Pbuh) denounces the very idea of bad omen, describing it as a form of associating partners with God. He says: “(Believing in) bad omen is a form of idolatry. It may occur to anyone of us, but God clears it away when we rely totally on Him.” (Related by Al-Bukhari in Al-Adab Al-Mufrad, […]

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Mapping Up the Right Way

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Prophet (Pbuh) says: “Whoever introduces into this matter of ours something that does not belong to it, it shall be rejected.” (Related by Al-Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood and Ibn Majah). Abdullah ibn Massoud reports: “The Prophet (Pbuh) drew a line in front of us and said, ‘This is the way leading to God’. He […]

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Refraining from Lying

| September 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. Refrian 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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The Prophet’s (Pbuh) Hajj Sermon

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful “O people! Verily, your Lord is one and your father is one. All of you belong to one ancestry of Adam and Adam was created out of clay. There is no superiority for an Arab over a non-Arab and for a non-Arab over an Arab; nor […]

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Doing Good with God’s Bounty

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is a certain attitude people should have towards the life of this world. It has been explained by the Prophet (Pbuh). Should they maintain it, they rise in honor. The Qur’an was Prophet Muhammad’s (Pbuh) permanent companion: He loved it and recited it at all times, in prayer, night worship and whenever he could. […]

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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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