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Signs of Acceptance

I relate to you one of the earliest of tragic events to have unfolded on Earth, as it relates to two sons of Prophet Ādam (ʿalayhi al-Salām); the very first human being to tread the Earth. This is the story of Qābīl and Hābīl. Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) said in …

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Ramadaan – The Month of DUA

  Here are some etiquettes of dua to increase your chances of it being accepted . Remember that Allaah loves to be asked, and He encourages that in all things. He is angry with the one who does not ask of Him and He encourages His slaves to ask of …

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10 things to ponder upon as Ramadaan ends

  It seems like yesterday that we welcomed Ramadhan. Now we are in to the last few moments of this mubarak month. It’s time to reflect on how we spent the month and to use these last days to rescue it. If it ends well, it was spent well. As …

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7 Conditions to purify your Heart in Ramadhan

  Seven conditions that we, as Muslims must possess for our hearts to be saleem (Healthy & Sound). By Imam Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr (ibn Al-Qayyim) rahimahullah. The heart is the seat of Iman, or faith. The heart is the source of all righteous action. Purity (Tazkiya) of the heart …

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Are you happy or sad that Ramadan is ending soon?

  Ramaḍān is drawing to a close and the people of īmān are sad. For them, Ramaḍān was what brought happiness. 1 – They were happy because the Prophet (sall Allahu ʿalayhi wa sallam) would be. When Ramaḍān would arrive, he would ascend the pulpit and announce: قَدْ جَاءَكُمْ رَمَضَانُ شَهْرٌ مُبَارَكٌ “Ramaḍān has come to you! A …

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Laylatul Qadr- A detailed explanation

    LAYLATUL QADR – Night of power   Amongst the nights of Ramadhaan, there is one called ‘Laylatul Qadr’,a night that is noted for its greatest blessings. The Noble Qur’an describes it as being greater in blessedness and spiritual virtue than a thousand months, which in turn means that …

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Laylatul Qadr – Night of Power

by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (rahmatullah alayh) Allah Ta’ala’s love for His Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) is clearly evident and manifest in many Ayaat (verses) of the Qur`aan Shareef. Additionally, whilst other Ambiyaa (Alayhimus Salaam) were gifted with exclusive titles, it was Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) alone, whose title …

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Three Ramadan Messages

Now that we are past the halfway point of Ramaḍān, I wish to relay three brief messages that are simple in their meanings but crucial in their importance, particularly to those who fear that this year will be like the many Ramaḍāns before it. The first: Be happy This is exactly what …

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