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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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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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What to do at the time of Adversity

  By Shaykhul-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullah Allāh Subhanahu wa Ta’ala has granted His servants such tools through which they can alleviate any problem, big or small: Tawbah & Istighfār (Repentance & Seeking Forgiveness) – Sincerely asking Allāh Subhanahu wa Ta’alafor forgiveness of sins will not only erase the sins from …

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Are you a consumerist slave?

Consumerism is making our society a slave to the dollar. We are spending too much money on things we do not need. We are spending more money than we can afford. And we are spending our hard earned money for a lifestyle we cannot keep up with. This is the …

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Depression

By Shaykh Ash-Shuraym . If one takes a just and unbiased look at the current condition of mankind in general and the Muslims in particular, in an era where technology is at its most advanced and civilization is at its most developed in economic, medical, military and informational terms, they …

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12 Principles of Happiness

1. Live within the parameters of your day. Tomorrow is yet to be born. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: “In the morning, do not expect to live until the evening, and in the evening, do not expect to live until the morning.” (Bukhari)   2. If your heart is struggling to rest, …

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Goodbye to Depression

Every second person complains of stress, anxiety and depression. There are three main causes for this:  1. We have shifted our focus from Allah Ta`ala towards our abilities and resources, and towards people around us. Thus, when everything around us fails us, we lose hope in life and sink into …

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Smile

Laughing moderately can act as a cure or as therapy for depression and sadness. It has a strong influence on keeping the soul light and the heart clear. Abu Darda’ (may Allah be pleased with him) said, “I make it a practice to laugh in order to give rest and …

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