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The Best of…

The Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) said: “The best of the Muslims is he from whose hand and tongue the Muslims are safe.” (Muslim) “The best of people are those with the most excellent character.” (Tabarâni, Sahîh)  “The best of marriages are the easiest ones.” (Abu Dâwûd, Sahîh)  “The best prayers …

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FLEEING TO PRAYER DURING TESTING TIMES

BY SHEIKH ALOMGIR ALI The situation of the Ummah today necessitates that we remind ourselves of some important and beneficial reminders that will help us in our situation and relieve us from the resultant grief and concerns that we suffer from. We may also suffer from personal problems that also require a …

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Erasing the Bad with Good

    The Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “Be conscious of Allah wherever you are.Follow the bad deed with a good one to erase it, and engage others with beautiful character.” (Tirmizi)   “Follow the bad deed with a good one to erase it” This part of …

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Where do I start?

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf eislam.co.za Imagine waking up one morning to find everyone smiling, just peace, harmony, tranquillity, mutual love, respect, serenity…wouldn’t it be divine? We all desire to change the world for the better, but where do we start? A wise man once said; When I was a …

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Tests from Allah.

Allah tells us that we will be tested. He also makes it clear to us what is expected from us when we undergo these trials and what our reward will be if we are successful.   He says: “Be sure we shall test you with something of fear and hunger, …

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Patience always triumphs!

  By Ibn Abdullah eislam.co.za The sweetness of Sabr (Patience) outlives grief. Patience is a cup every person has to drink from. There are some types of grief that weigh on the heart, that if they were to be felt by a mountain, that mountain would crumble to the ground… …

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WHAT IS YOUR LEGACY?

 Sh. Mirza Yawar Baig muslimmatters.org   A leader is remembered not by what he or she possessed or consumed, not by how much power they had or whether they were charming or beautiful, but by the legacy they leave behind. This is what I want to talk to you about; …

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A Muslim’s Response to Ongoing Tragedies? Don’t Despair!

Hesham A. Hassaballa   “Never give up hope of Allah’s Soothing Mercy: truly, no one despairs of Allah’s Soothing Mercy except those who have no faith. (Quran, 12:87)”   It has been a rough summer. While everyone around the world was trying – as best as possible during the long and …

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The Illusion of “Perfect”

Yasmin Mogahed August 13 at 12:54pm ·  As someone who has struggled with depression my entire life, I’m grateful that it’s finally being talked about. It is, of course, tragic that it took the suicide of a comedian to make it happen. In an age of selfies and photoshopped Facebooks, it’s …

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THE MORE EVILS WILL OPEN UP BEFORE THEM.

BY SHAIKH MUHAMMAD IBN SALIH “The more people increase in comfort and luxury and the more they open up before the people [with the Dunya], the more evils will open up before them. It is comfort and luxury that destroys a person. Because if a person was to concern himself …

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