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  • The great opportunity: Ramadan

    Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of Allah’s ways—one of His most beloved ways—to teach us to love Him Almighty and His Messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) and to see beyond ourselves and find Allah. It helps us come into communion with Allah directly by making us realize His blessings and His presence, but also indirectly, by.. More

  • Teaching Your Children to Tell the Truth

    Watch yourself for a week before telling your children Teaching our children to tell the truth is tricky because they observe us before they even hear us preach, and rarely do they just listen and obey. Children learn to tell the truth only if they see you do so. If you engage in lies, small and big, your children know that better than you do. Without.. More

  • Remembering Our Final Destination

    Allah The Almighty has called death a great affliction and disaster. He, The Almighty Says (what means): {….. and the great affliction of death befalls on you. ……} [Quran 5:106] A person may have one of two states of mind at the time of death: if he was obedient he regrets that he did not do more righteous deeds at the time of.. More

  • The virtues and distinct features of Ramadan

    Allah has made the month of Ramadan a distinct one and attributed to it many virtues, such as: Allah made fasting it one of the pillars in Islam. Allah Says (what means):“The month of Ramadan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new.. More

  • Our Salaf and the Preservation of Time

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said:"Hasten to do good deeds before you are overtaken by one of the seven afflictions."Then (to warn of them) he,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said:"Are you waiting for such poverty that would make you unmindful.. More

  • O You Who Has Completed Ramadan - II

    When advising him, the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, once told Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him: “Safeguard the commandments of Allah, you will find Him before you (i.e., to aid you). Remember Him in prosperity and He will support you in adversity.” Those who wish that Allah The Almighty would answer their supplications.. More

  • Ranks of Fasting People

    Imam Al-Ghazali mentioned that fasting does not have only one rank, but it has several ranks; if a person has abstained from material things that invalidate fasting, this does not mean that he has actually fulfilled the objective and meaning of fasting. In fact, the reality of fasting surpasses this meaning. Imam Al-Ghazali said in “Al-Ihyaa”:.. More

  • Ramadan and Repentance

    One of the greatest blessings which Allah bestows upon His servants is that He gives them an opportunity to turn to Him in repentance. He also made repentance a safe resort and secure refuge which is sought by sinners, who confess their sins, hope for Allah’s mercy, and regret for the evil deeds. They will find in their closeness to their Lord.. More

  • "He Who Provides a Fasting Person with Some Food to Break Fast, Earns the Same Reward as One Who Has Observed Fast "

    Zaid ibn Khalid Al-Juhani, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “He who provides a fasting person with something to break his fast, will earn the same reward as the one who was observing the fast, without diminishing in any way the reward of the latter.” [Reported by.. More

  • “The Book of Allah and my Sunnah” 1/2

    All praise is due to Allah, the One Who only deserves all kinds of praise; I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah, the One besides Whom there is no other Lord, and to Whom only we offer our worship; I bear witness that Muhammad is His Prophet and chosen Messenger; may Allah’s Peace and Blessings be him, his family, companions.. More

  • Objectives of Fasting

    All perfect praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, his family, his Companions, and those who follow his guidance. Allah, the Almighty, enjoined fasting on His servants not to make them suffer, nor that He, the Almighty benefits from their fasting, as He is not in need of His servants.. More

  • Divine Gifts in the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

    We are in a month of munificent goodness, great righteousness and abundant blessings. It is praised abundantly in the Noble Book of Allah The Almighty and theHadeeths of His Messenger,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It is the month of the Quran and goodness, and the month when people return to their Lord in a unique and matchless manifestation.. More

  • Mudarasah (rehearsal) of the Quran

    It is authentically reported in theTwo Sahihson the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them) that Jibril (peace be upon him) would meet the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) every night of Ramadan, and he would rehearse the Quran with him. In another narration: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).. More

  • The Most Generous is one of Allah's Most Beautiful Names

    The more a person’s knowledge of Allah's Most Beautiful Names and Sublime Attributes is, the greater the faith in his heart, the greater his love and fear of Allah, and the greater his happiness in this world and the hereafter will be. Knowledge of Allah's Most Beautiful Names has versatile benefits and virtues, including: knowing Allah, the Almighty,.. More

  • Wisdom of Allah (The Sustainer) in Enjoining Fasting

    The religion of Islam contains all benefits, and Sharee’ah enjoins everything that is beneficial. Islam is based on wisdom and benefiting people. Imam Al-Baidawi stated in his book “Al-Minhaj”: “Evidence indicates that Allah, the Almighty, prescribed all His rulings to benefit His servants.” (p. 233) Real jurisprudence.. More