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The Description of the Prophet ﷺ

Part 2 The Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “None of you truly believes until I am more beloved to him than his father, his child and all the people.”[1] In this series we embark on a journey to increase our knowledge of the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa …

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F.I.T.N.A+ : The People of Lūt ‘Alayhis-Salām Part 3

The incident of Lūt ‘Alayhis-Salām and his nation is recurrently mentioned in the Qur’ān Karīm. Lūt ‘Alayhis-Salām was the nephew of Ibrāhīm ‘Alayhis-Salām. Allāh Ta’āla sent him to the people of Sadūm. They, however, rejected his message. Together with the very severe crime of kufr (disbelief), they were guilty of …

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Proliferation of Divorces

The alarming explosion of the incidents of Talaaq in our present times is a cause for great concern. The mention of the word Talaaq which was at one time taboo in our communities has now become such a common and cheap word that in some marriages every argument features this …

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A Journey to loving our Beloved Prophet ﷺ

Part 1 The Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “None of you truly believes until I am more beloved to him than his father, his child and all the people.”[1] Loving our Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) is an obligatory duty in Islām and an act of obedience to …

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F.I.T.N.A+ : Do I Have a Choice? Part 2

“To Allāh Ta’ālā belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth…” (Al-Qur’ān 2/284) Commentators of the Qur’ān Karīm explain this verse as follows: “Allāh Ta’āla is the Owner of all those residing in the heavens and the earth and we are all His slaves,” Allāh Ta’āla is our …

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F.I.T.N.A+ : Introduction (Part 1)

wifaq.org.za Rasūlullah Sallallāhu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam said: “Hasten to do good (before you are overtaken) by trials which will be like the dark portion of the night. A person will wake up as a believer in the morning and turn to disbelief by evening, or he would be a believer …

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A Great Gift to His Dear Daughter – Tasbeeh Fatimah RA

When the queen of Jannah and the most beloved daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), Sayyidah Faatimah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), went to live with her husband, Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), her respected father, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), outlined the tasks and distributed their responsibilities. He assigned all affairs outside the home to …

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Your Husband Deserves Your Respect

https://twitter.com/zakeeyaali As Muslim wives, we need to honor our partner for love’s sake, but most importantly to please Allah swt. The best way to do this is by developing the character trait that our parents demanded from us as kids – the trait of respect. Somewhere along the way, we …

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Weakness of Conviction

Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “The only fear which I have over my Ummah (in regard to their hearts being affected) is the weakness of conviction.” (Tabraani – Majma‘uz Zawaaid #416) From this hadeeth, we learn that one of the main fears which Rasulullah (sallallahu …

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