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Fear at the mention of Allah

The first quality mentioned for the essentials of being certified as a Mu’min was trembling of the hearts out of fear at the mention of Allah Ta’ala. The general Arabic word for fear is “Khauf” while the word used in this verse of Surah Anfal is “al Wajl”. Allah Ta’ala …

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Ingenuity of Imam Abu Haneefah rahimahullah

http://www.qafila.org/ The forces of evil are notorious for plotting in order to tarnish the reputation of those who tread the path of truth. The hypocrites plotted against Nabi salallahu alayhi wasallam by making false accusations against his wife `Aisha radiallahu anha. However, truth always prevails. The evildoers and their lies …

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Do not judge the book by its cover

 http://www.qafila.org/ Two Fridays ago, Maulana Ahmed Chohan Saheb madda zilluhu presented the Friday talk in which he referred to a very thought provoking incident that took place at the time of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. This incident is mentioned in Shama’il Tirmidhi1. Hadhrat Anas radiallahu anhu says that there was …

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Ten etiquettes for the acceptance of دعاء :

▶ Imam Ghazāli (رَحْمَةُ اللهِ عَلَيْهِ) mentions the following ten etiquettes for the acceptance of دعاء : 1) Making abundant دعاء in sacred and special times of acceptance. For example, on the day of ῾Arafah, Jumu’ah, in Ramadhān and in the last portion of the nights etc. 2) To make دعاء …

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HER HABIT OF SALAAM (GREETING) SAVED HER LIFE

  A Muslim lady worked at a huge meat distribution factory. One day, when she finished with her work schedule, she went into the cold room to inspect something; but in a moment of misfortune, the door suddenly closed and she was locked inside with no help in sight. Although …

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3 Gems of Advice from Ml Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi RA

How to save yourself from destruction:  Compiled | 01 Jumadal Ukhra 1437/11 March 2016 Hadhrat Moulana Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi ﺔﲪر ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ﷲا was an internationally renowned personality. He was an Aalim of a very high calibre and among the great thinkers of the time. Hence he was aptly titled …

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The 7 Conditions of “LA ILAAHA ILLA ALLAH”

  ——— 1. KNOWLEDGE: About whom we are worshipping is critical for understanding Islam. Knowledge in Islam consists of recognizing Allah as the only true God to Whom worship must be dedicated, and denouncing all gods worshipped besides Allah as false, and that they can neither extend benefit nor cause …

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Sabr – Excercising Patience

The Prophet (Salla-Allahu‘Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “WHEN ALLAH INTENDS GOOD FOR HIS SLAVE, HE PUNISHES HIM IN THIS WORLD, BUT WHEN HE INTENDS AN EVIL FOR HIS SLAVE, HE DOES NOT HASTEN TO TAKE HIM TO TASK BUT CALLS HIM TO ACCOUNT ON THE DAY OF RESURRECTION.” Tirmidhi. رسول صَلَّى اللَّهُ …

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