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FORGIVING OTHERS, ENHANCING PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY

BY JIHAN BISTAKI Imagine the feeling of looking at the man who murdered your uncle, who cut out his organs and gave it to someone to eat- and forgiving him. Imagine being abused and taunted, and when given the chance to retaliate, instead you forgive. This was the Messenger of Allah Ta’ala …

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FRIENDS ARE LIKE TREES

  I have this tree analogy when I think of people in my life, be it friends, family, acquaintances, employees, co-workers, whomever…They are all placed inside what I call my tree test. It goes like this: LEAF PEOPLE Some people come into your life and they are like leaves on …

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Enter into His Mercy

 http://ibnuabbaas.co.za/category/stories-be-inspired/ Kifl was a very evil man of the Bani Israaeel. There wasn’t a sin which he had not committed. Once he paid a woman sixty gold coins to fulfil his desires. When he was about to commit the sin, she trembled with fear and began to cry. He asked her what …

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15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

  by L Luminita D. Saviuc Purpose Fairy Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and …

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The Ocean of Dunya

    Yesterday, I went to the beach. As I sat watching the massive Californian waves, I realized something strange. The ocean is so breathtakingly beautiful. But just as it is beautiful, it is also deadly. The same spellbinding waves, which we appreciate from the shore, can kill us if …

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Novel Company

 alhaadi.org A beautiful parable in the hadith compares a good friend with a perfume seller and a bad friend with  a blacksmith. The least benefit one will acquire in the company of a perfume seller is that one will certainly get the beautiful scent of perfume, which will freshen the mind …

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Charging the Emergency Lights

    by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) In these times of ‘Load Shedding[1]’, there are so many advertisements which market generators, emergency lights, gas stoves and whatever else that offers an instant or quick solution to power cuts. When load-shedding became the order of the day, the sales …

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It’s only a Sunnah

Once Imaam Abu Dawood (rahimahullah), who’s “Sunan” is one of the six classical books of hadeeth, was on board a ship. He heard a person on the shore sneezing and saying “Alhamdulillah” (all praise is due to Allah). So he hired a rowing boat for one dirham (silver coin) and …

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Whatever happened to manners?

  By Sister Jasmine Khan ( eislam ) I was travelling in a bus one day; it was crowded with school children on their way home. As I tried to tune out the chattering of shrill young voices, I looked around and felt that there was something wrong. Then I …

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THE MUSK OF MADINAH MUNAWWARAH

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   There are thousands of minute air vents in the Green Dome – the most attractive feature of Masjid al-Nabawi, beneath which the Best of Creation, Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullah (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam) is entombed. From here, an invisible spray of an indescribable type of heavenly …

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