HAVE A GREAT DEAL WITH IT

In the Name of Allāh. Uh-oh! The Quran is an excellent encyclopedia. It’s a very important Book to memorize, having its recitation codified with some principles called Tajweed. It’s more than just a Book of worship for the Muslims. It’s a guide for our existence. It teaches us excellent manners; tolerance, nice dealings with people, […]

GREETING AND CONGRATULATING THEM

In the Name of Allāh. Excellent indeed it is to have the angels felicitate and welcome you to Paradise in the Hereafter. So, won’t you give it all it takes to achieve that? On the Day of Resurrection, Allāh will gather the believers, together with their loved ones, from among their fathers, family members and […]

RIGHT IS NOT FREEDOM

In the Name of Allāh. The fact is, there is no compulsion in life. You have choices – do as you like regarding religion, ideology, lifestyle, dressing, etc. Yes! You have the right to accept the truth (submit, determine and govern your life in the right way) or just decide to be rebellious and give […]

ASKING “SCHOLAR” INTERNET!

In the Name of Allāh. How do we react to the trend of discussion regarding the cyber Ummah? It now seems easy for a Muslim to seek explanations of the affairs of his Deen from the “scholar” internet. Is that a reasonable thing to do? Does that make one knowledgeable? It’s not everything named Islamic […]

OF THE WRETCHED

In the Name of Allāh. Praise be to Allāh Who gives strength to our body, returns our souls and allows us to always remember Him. AlhamduliLlāh! As recorded in Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī, the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Whoever tells of a dream that he did not see will be commanded (on the Day of Resurrection) to tie […]

OVERTAKEN BY TIME

In the Name of Allāh. O, People! Think of those before you (especially the transgressors of them). Where are those who possessed great luxuries, cities and unlawfully amassed public funds? Where are they today? Allāh says (in Surah Maryam [19] verse 98): “And how many have We destroyed before them of generations? Can you find […]

YOU CARE FOR SUCCESS?

In the Name of Allāh. Imagine the Master telling His slaves the way to succeed. Sincerely, we need to fathom that Allāh loves us. I mean, knowing His Advice on simple steps in becoming successful. Isn’t that awesome?! Here is what I’m saying. Allāh says (in Surah As-Saff [61] verses 10-13): “O You who believe! […]

AN OPEN OPPONENT

In the Name of Allāh. Perfect praise is to Allāh and may His choicest Blessings be upon our Noble Prophet (ﷺ). Sometimes, we find it hard to identify an enemy (among humans). However, regarding Shaytan, Allāh makes it clear-cut.  He says (in Surah Yusuf [12] verse 5): “Verily, Shaytan is to man an open enemy!” […]

BLESSING IN DISGUISE

In the Name of Allāh. Sometimes, we whine (about Allāh) over the trials which hit us without understanding that, trial is a good thing (a blessing in disguise) if we can persevere it. As recorded in Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī and Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Whoever Allāh wants good for, He puts them to test. […]

THE SUCCESS IS IN…

In the Name of Allāh. Exaltation is to Allāh Who commands us to follow the excellent example of our pious predecessors (Prophet Muhammad [ﷺ] been the first) and prohibits us from imitating the disbelievers. Allāh has placed the gain of this world and the later life in acting according to the way of His Messenger […]