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Backbiting and Slander

  And why did you not, when you heard it, say? “It is not right of us to speak of this: Glory to God, this is a most serious slander“ (Quran 24:16) A commentary on one of the most destructive of major sins Islam is a religion of peace, love …

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5 Natural Treatments for Colds and Flus

When you get sick from a cold or the flu, what exactly are you getting sick from? Well, both are caused by viruses, which are very small living structures that are basically a bunch of genetic material packaged into a coating. Colds may be caused by several viruses, in fact …

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Sayings of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Rahmatullahi Alayh

And your Lord says “Call upon Me, I will respond to you” (Quran 40:60) Sayings of ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani Rahmatullahi Alayh   1. Consider the feeling that rules your heart, for then you will understand what you are worth. 2. The greatest happiness is not being dominated by happiness. 3. Our …

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Importance of Visiting the Sick

Abu Musa (Radi-Allahu ‘anhu ) reported that the Messenger of Allah,صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ , said, “Visit the sick, feed the hungry and set captives free.” [al-Bukhari] Thawban (Radi-Allahu ‘anhu ) reported that the Prophet, صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ , said, “When a Muslim visits his brother Muslim, he is …

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The Seventeen Benefits of Tribulation

You realize the power of Lordship over you You realize your abject servanthood and your complete state of resignation and brokenness before the Will & Power of Allah Sincerity to Allah because you have no place of return in putting off or defending against the calamities except to Him You …

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IMPORTANCE/POWER OF ISTIGHFAR

  • Istighfar (Astaghfirullah) is the gateway of relief and happiness. Whenever you are in distress start reciting it and In sha Allah it will take you out of your anxiety and will put you in a peaceful situation and will give you happiness. • Istighfar removes anxiety and duas …

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Physical descriptions of the four Imams

by Imam Dhahabi’s Siyar A’lam an-Nubala Abu Hanifah an-Nu’man bin Thabit: Abu Yusuf said: “Abu Hanifah was well-formed, was from the best of people in appearance, the most eloquent of them in speech, the sweetest in tone, and the clearest of them in expressing what he felt.” Hamad bin Abi …

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Family Ties: “Silat-ur-Rahim”

  Islam has placed tremendous emphasis on the establishment, maintenance and preservation of family kinship. Various Qur’anic verses and Ahadith instruct Muslims to be kind, merciful, affectionate and caring towards parents and relatives. Although almost all religions advocate maintenance of family ties, Islam has taken it to unprecedented heights. A …

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United Families are the Building Blocks of the Ummah

  The breakdown of family ties is a matter of serious concern especially when it is becoming so prevalent in today’s highly materialistic society. The rivalry of trying to outdo each other in materialistic achievements has become almost a perverted obsession that is destroying the very foundation of society. “The …

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Surah Ikhlas virtues

  Also Known as Surah at-Tawheed (The Unity) The increase of the recitation of surah al-Ikhlas is a means of attaining the love of Allah. In a hadith narrated by Aisha (ra), the Prophet (s.a.w) صلى الله عليه وسلم  once appointed a man in command of a brigade and this …

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