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  • Rejoice! Your Bad Deeds can be Replaced with Good Ones-II

    … Continued This repentance is a great gain and a blessed gift from the One who accepts repentance, the Most Merciful. It is attained only by the one whom Allah The Almighty guides. Has He not said, in connection with those left behind in the Battle of Tabook (what means): {And [He also forgave] the three who were left behind [and regretted.. More

  • Ramadan Opens the Gates of Paradise - III

    … Continued He pleases his evil-enjoining self by giving free rein to his eyes by watching movies and serials, besides surfing channels that broadcast filth, which is well known to everybody. If he has no work, you will find him turning his day into night by sleeping all day and missing all the daytime prayers. If he is a student, he drags.. More

  • Ramadan Opens the Gates of Paradise - II

    … Continued Who is more generous in rewarding than Allah The Almighty? Is there anyone who fulfills his promise like Him? Look at the role of faith pertaining to the reality of fasting during this month in particular; Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allaah have mercy upon them, reported on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased.. More

  • Ramadan Opens the Gates of Paradise - I

    How fast time flies! A full year has passed, full of happy and sad events, and these nights and days will never return. Have you learned from the past? Have you forgotten your deeds during the last year? They are either good deeds, which you want to conceal so that you will receive their reward on the Last Day when neither wealth nor sons will avail.. More

  • Make the Most of the Season of Blessings

    Ramadan is a blessed season, whose motto is, “Whoever sights the new moon of the month, let him fast it (that month).” Its age is a limited number of days. Its aim is that you become righteous. Its call is, “O seeker of good, proceed! O seeker of evil, desist!” Amongst the favors and bounties of Allah The Almighty are that He.. More

  • Blessed Be the Seekers of Forgiveness - II

    … Continued Luqmaan said to his son, commanding him to seek forgiveness frequently, "Make your tongue accustomed to seeking forgiveness as there are hours when Allah The Almighty does not let down a supplicating person." Furthermore, Al-Hasan, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said, "Seek forgiveness frequently in your houses, at.. More

  • Blessed Be the Seekers of Forgiveness – I

    The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for repentance. Indeed, it is known as the month of repentance, which is why we see many people turning to Allah The Almighty in this month. We see mosques full of worshippers, the Book of Allah being recited, people competing in acts of obedience, increasing their charity and doing other good deeds. However,.. More

  • Repentance in Ramadan: If Not Now, then When? - II

    Let me ask you a question: What prevents you from repentance and following the way of rectitude? Perhaps your reply would be, ‘It is family, society and friends. I fear I may repent and then return to my sinful ways once again. My sins are numerous, how can I ever be forgiven? I feel afraid for my family and property.’ In reply, let me.. More

  • Repentance in Ramadan: If Not Now, then When? - I

    The month of repentance, forgiveness and release from Hellfire, the month of goodness, blessings, munificence and kindness, Ramadan is here. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "When it is the first night of Ramadan, all the devils and rebellious Jinns are tied in fetters, and all the gates of Hellfire are closed.. More

  • The Devils are Shackled, Ramadan is Here - I

    Ramadan is a month in which the devils are shackled, as the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, informed us. Indeed, the chaining of the devils is one of the greatest means of overcoming them and shielding oneself against their perils. Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • The Devils are Shackled, Ramadan is Here - III

    As for whispers in Ramadan, scholars said that there are different kinds of whispers, some of which are pathological whispers (compulsive), whispers of the inner self, and devilish whispers. Pathological whispers are compulsive obsessions that a person cannot ward off completely, until he/she receives the due treatment. Whispers of the inner self.. More

  • The Devils are Shackled, Ramadan is Here - II

    Based on the interpretations of our righteous predecessors and the opinions of the knowledgeable scholars on the meaning of shackling, we deduce the following: First: The meaning of shackling may be interpreted according to its apparent or intended meaning. It could mean that all the devils are chained up or it could mean that only the most rebellious.. More

  • Conditions and Rulings of Repentance - III

    As Muslims, we must beware of sins because they are ominous, their repercussions are dispraised and their punishments are painful. Hearts that love them are diseased, being safeguarded from them is a condition to be prized; any wellbeing they bring is useless and being afflicted with them, especially in old age, is a great disaster. Allah The Almighty.. More

  • Conditions and Rulings of Repentance - II

    Repentance is not merely a word to be uttered by the tongue; rather, it has conditions and pillars in order to be valid and accepted. These conditions were deduced by prominent scholars from the text of the Quran and the Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) of the master of the Messengers, may Allaah exalt their mention. These conditions can be summarized as.. More

  • Conditions and Rulings of Repentance - I

    The bounty Allah The Almighty granted the Muslims is great and His mercy upon us is vast. He facilitated repentance for us and did not make it hard as it was for the Children of Israel as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And [recall] when Moosa (Moses) said to his people, "O my people, indeed you have wronged yourselves by your taking of.. More