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Why Do Some People Become Ugly?

Have you ever wondered why so many people who were bright and beautiful as children, however, as they grew older their innocence and beauty eluded them? Well, wonder no more – Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) explains this phenomena to us: “The person who is righteous and honest, his honesty is manifest …

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The Power of Forgiveness

  The act of forgiveness is a strategy to become neutral, to reset the game, to start fresh. Forgiveness is a decision, an intention to get out of guilt, to clear all the debt and baggage that keeps us stuck in self-destructive patterns. Forgiveness does not mean that you condone …

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Envy – Destroy it Before it Destroys You

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do not hate one another, do not envy one another and do not turn your backs on one other. But O’ slaves of Allah, be brothers!” (Saheeh Al-Bukhaari) Abu Hatim: The intelligent one must avoid envy in every circumstance, for indeed …

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Divinely Protected After his Death

During the year 4 A.H., a few members of the ‘Adhal and Qaarah clans approached Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and mentioned that their clans had accepted Islam. They then requested Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) to send a few Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) with them to their clans for the purpose of …

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In Pursuit of the Real Sukoon 

  Long time ago, while travelling from one destination to another, a man’s sight fell on the ground where he saw a stone that was shining brilliantly. He picked it up and immediately fell in love with it.   Actually it was a large diamond! However, the man had no idea …

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Muharram- Reflect, Resolve & Reclaim

  Muharram is one of the sacred months of the Islamic year. Muharram is the month with which we begin our lunar calendar. It commemorates the Hijrah undertaken by our beloved, The Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) to Madina, where he was welcomed with sanctuary. It is …

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Incident of the Sock

Once upon a time there was a very rare, wise and saintly rich man whose name was Hamza. Sensing his approaching death, Hamza called his son to his side and gave him these instructions, “My son, I shall be leaving you very shortly. On the day I die and they …

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Story of *2.5%*

  Assalamu alaikum. One day, a very wealthy man was walking on the road. Along the way, he saw a beggar on the sidewalk. The rich man looked kindly at the beggar and asked him why he was begging. The beggar said, “Sir, I’ve been unemployed for a year now. …

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