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The World Gets Topsy-Turvier: Signs of the End Days [2/2]

One of the main themes that runs through hadiths about the End Days is how good will be considered as being bad; and visa versa, how trustworthiness and honesty shall disappear, how the worthless will be raised to positions of rank and respect, and how there will be an increase in disobedience and widespread …

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Passing away on a Friday

  Question: It is popularly believed that the one who passes away on a Friday is not punished in the grave. What is the status of this Hadith? Answer: This Hadith has been narrated by several Sahabah through several chains of transmission: (1) Hadrat Abdullah ibn Amr ibn Al-aas radiyallahu …

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Seerah Series Part 1: The Age of Ignorance

ANCIENT RELIGIONS: After the Prophet(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, Isa ibn Maryam, there was a long period without a Prophet. Light and knowledge disappeared. Christianity fell into disrepute and became a matter of sport for the corrupt and the hypocrites. From the very beginning, Christianity had been subjected to alterations …

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Rabi-ul-Awwal

Rabi’ul-Awwal is the most significant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Before the birth of the Holy Prophet, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, not only the Arabian peninsula, but also the so-called …

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The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

http://muftitaqiusmani.com/ بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal & the Sunna of the Noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) A thought-provoking discourse of Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani  دامت برکاتہم delivered on Friday, 7th Rabia’ul Awwal 1437 AH/ 18 th December 2015, at Masjid Baitul Mukarram, Karachi; …

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Rabi ul Awwal: When the Pillars of Kisra began to crack

Ibn Sa‘d reported that Muhammad SAW’s mother said: “When he was born, there was a light that issued out of my pudendum and lit the palaces of Syria.” Ahmad reported on the authority of ‘Arbadh bin Sariya something similar to this. It was also reported that significant precursors accompanied his …

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Rabi’ul Awwal 1439

  Allah Taála declares, “There certainly is an example in Allah’s Messenger for he who fears Allah and the last day and remembers Allah abundantly.” (Surah Al-Ahzab, verse:21)   Rasulullah Sallallahu álaihi wasallam said: “He who holds firm to my sunnah when corruption is rampant in my Ummah will attain …

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The Best Day

    Imagine the greatness and virtue of a day which according to authentic Ahaadith is:   The greatest of all days in the sight of Allah Ta‘ala. (Tirmizi #491)   Aadam (Alayhis salaam) was created on that day, entered into Jannah on the same day and also came down to …

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Superstition & the Month of Safar

All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn …

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