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An Important Lesson for Married Couples

This post is primarily directed at men, however it applies to women also. Sometimes women do not get attracted to the looks of the male, rather they get attracted to his wealth,position,power etc.   ذهب أحدهم إلى عالم دين مشهور بالحكمة والتجربة يشتكي ويقول : حين أعجبت بزوجتي ، كانت …

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Hayaa (modesty) Handbook​ – The Eagle

There was once an eagle that lived atop the highest of mountains, nesting among the crags. One day, the eagle felt curious about the village that lay at the foot of the mountain and decided to pay it a visit. As it landed on the ground below, an old lady …

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The Tongue of Gratitude​

Inspirational Advice Abu Qilaabah (rahimahullah) was an illustrious Taabi‘ee from Basrah who passed away in the year 104 A.H. Imaam Awzaa‘ee (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident from ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad (rahimahullah), explaining the manner in which Abu Qilaabah (rahimahullah) passed away. ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad (rahimahullah) says: I once went to …

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The optimism of the early Muslims

Part 1  Part 2 In Pursuit of Optimism – Part 3   Optimism in the Companions and Pious Predecessors Knowing that he would not live with us forever, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was very eager to inculcate the value of optimism within his companions and indeed he would succeed …

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Uninfluenced by Others

There was once a man who intended travelling to a certain place for some work. However, his neighbours, for some reason, did not want him to leave home. In order to achieve their goal and keep him at home, the neighbours went to his wife and attempted to influence her …

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A Maktab Apa’s (teacher) Passion to Teach Deen

    Bismihi Ta’ala   In this day and age, teaching little children in a primary makatb is not amongst the easiest of tasks. Teachers are faced with major challenges in the classroom. Often the Apa goes back home at the end of the day tired and dejected. The question …

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Complain to Allah​

“The kids are driving me up the wall!”… “I’ve got the most terrible migraine! It feels as if my head is splitting!”… We all have our portion of problems in life. Whether it’s a toddler with a tantrum, unreasonable in-laws or nosy neighbours, peoples’ problems and challenges span all spheres …

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Rejoice at Your Calamities

Tests, trials, tribulations and calamities are all a part of life, but it is our status as believers and our relationship with the divine reality that will determine how we deal with them. Different calamities bring about different reactions from different people. For some, it causes them to detach themselves …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL    (10 OCTOBER 2018)   IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh HUMANS: A COMPOSITE OF BODY AND SOUL It is important to understand that humans are composed of outer physical bodies and inner spirit (Rouh). The …

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