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The Cure to Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Black Friday is the sacred festival of one of the world’s fastest and most aggressively spread new religions. This religion has its holy places, its towering shopping cathedrals lit with decorations and promises of salvation. This religion has its rituals, its recurring pilgrimages, its devout followers engaged literally in qiyām al-layl as …

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Mistakes to avoid during times of success and happiness

  This article highlights lessons from the Quran that can be instrumental in guiding us to maintain our spiritual sanity and connection with Allah, especially when things seem to be going right in our lives. For many, life may seem in order when one is blessed with wealth, children, health, …

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7 Mistakes Muslim Parents are making today

“O you who believe! Ward off yourselves and your families against a fire (Hell) wose fuel is men and stones, over which are appointed angels stern and severe, who disobey not (from executing) the commands they receive from Allah, but do that which they are commanded.” Quran 66 verse 6. …

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The Greatest of Creation ﷺ ﷺ ﷺ

A father; a husband; a statesman; a judge; a peacemaker; a teacher; a warrior; a counsellor; and on top of all this, he was the final prophet and the greatest of all creation. This was who Prophet Mohammad PBUH was. At the age of 40, his Lord would instruct him …

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No Price too Great to Pay​

Inspirational Advice On one occasion Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was proceeding in a certain direction when his blessed gaze fell on a building which was tall in height. Seeing the tall building, he asked the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), “What is this (building and who has built it)?” The Sahaabah (radhiyallahu …

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The Impact of the Beautiful Holy Qur’an

Read All praise is due to Allāh, the One Who revealed the Book on the greatest of creation as a warner and provider of good news. It is Allāh’s greatest and final revelation, the seal of His scriptures, revealed to the seal of the Messengers and their chief, Mohammad (sall …

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Information Obsession​

On one occasion, a certain Sahaabi asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), “When will Qiyaamah occur?” In response, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) asked him, “What have you prepared for the Day of Qiyaamah?” (Saheeh Bukhaari #6167) In other words, when the knowledge of the precise moment of Qiyaamah’s occurrence is only known to …

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Sacred Tranquility in Our Age of Distress & Anxiety

The 6 Ayaat for Anxiety and Stress The main thrust of this piece is a short discussion from Ibn al-Qayyim concerning how his shaykh, Ibn Taymiyyah, would recite the six “Verses of Tranquility” in the Qur’an whenever he would feel under pressure or find himself in straightened circumstances. Ibn al-Qayyim …

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