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Sincere Attitude Towards Repentance

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Prophet (Pbuh) is reported to have said: “A person who repents having committed his sins is like one who has committed no sins.” Every time we turn to God in repentance, He turns to us with forgiveness and acceptance. The emphasis, however, is always on our attitude being genuine. The main and clear aspect […]

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Fasting on the Day of Ashura

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of ‘Ashura’, expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) arrived in Madinah in 622 CE, he found that the Jews there fasted on Muharram 10 and asked them the reason for their fasting on this day. They […]

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Falsehood is a Grave Treachery

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

What the Prophet (Pbuh) is warning against is argument for argument’s sake. He does not tell us not to have different views on matters which admit such differences, but he does tell us not to try to defend our views as if proving ourselves to be right, as an end in itself. The goal should […]

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The Prophet’s (Pbuh) Farewell Pilgrimage

The Prophet’s (Pbuh) Farewell Pilgrimage

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the ninth day of the Prophet’s (Pbuh) Hajj, the pilgrims proceeded to the Plain of Arafat to stand on the Mount of Mercy. There they stood and prayed to Allah for His mercy. Hajj is one of the five tenets of Islam and every Muslim having the means, and healthy enough to travel, must […]

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Speaking Lies: Unacceptable in Islam

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Hadith (related by Al-Bukhari in Al-Adab Al-Mufrad) quotes the Prophet (peace be upon him) as saying: “Ambiguity provides a way out of telling lies.” This is a clear sanction to resort to ambiguity in order to avoid telling a lie. It is well known that telling lies is totally unacceptable in Islam. No matter […]

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Doing Good with God’s Bounty

| July 15, 2016 | 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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Spiritual Light of Ramadan

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prophet Muhammad’s (Pbuh) Sermon About Ramadan “During Ramadan, the doors of heaven are open, therefore ask Allah not to close them for you; The doors of hell are closed, so ask Allah to keep them closed for you”. “O People ! Indeed ahead of you is the blessed month of Allah. A month of blessing, […]

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How to Handle Offensive Treatment

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

“A believer who mixes with people and tolerates their abuse is better than one who neither mixes with people nor tolerates their abuse.” (Related by Al-Bukhari in Al-Adab, Al-Mufrad and Al-Tirmithi). Sometimes, mixing with people is felt to be undesirable, specially when one is at the receiving end of people’s abuse in word and deed. […]

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Don’t Be Angry

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) said: “I know a phrase, which when repeated, causes the state of anger to pass. If he says, Aaoozu billahi minash shaitan irrajeem (I seek refuge in Allah from Satan, who has been dismissed from divine mercy), this state shall leave him’.” By Halide Yenen One of the […]

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How the Prophet (Pbuh) Showed Love to One Man

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Prophet not only taught this man a way to earn money, he also taught him self-respect and self-confidence. By Sheima Salam Sumer A man of the Ansar came to the Prophet (pbuh) begging of him. The Prophet said, “Do you have nothing in your house?” The man said, “Yes, I have a woolen carpet, […]

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