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The disease of Pride

by inter-islam.org MuslimVillage The disease of pride and arrogance deletes all traces of goodness and piety. This is the worst vice in causing havoc to Deen and a regrettable disease to have for the followers of this perfect and exalted religion. It launches a direct attack on beliefs and principles. …

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So Much To Do, So Little Time…

By Areeba Altaf Saudi Life “IT’S 9 p.m., and there are still three assignments that need to be submitted by tonight. I have to attend a one-hour lecture at my virtual university, and then there’s dinner. And yes, I had to call a friend who had been waiting for my …

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Worker’s Rights In Islâm

We need to acknowledge the immeasurable contribution of ‘labour’ to the smooth functioning and prosperity of society; and we also need to pay tribute to the dignity and human worth of the ‘labourer’. As Muslims we need to look at how we fare as a society in the treatment of …

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The merits and benefits of keeping good family relations:

  1. The Way to Paradise The Messenger sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention )said: “Whoever believes in Allaah and the Last Day, then let him be generous to his guest, and whoever believes in Allaah and the Last Day, let him maintain the bond of …

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Abu-Bakr As-Siddeeq (the Man of Truth)

Abu-Bakr’s (Radi Allahu Anhu – may Allah be pleased with him) name was Abdullah ibn ‘Uthman ibn ‘Amir and he was from the tribe of Quraish. He was also known as Abdullah bin Abu Qahafa. Ibn Kathir mentions in his books “The order and Refinement of the Beginning and the …

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Death

Ash-Shaykh `Ali at-Tantawi related that a man who drove a truck in Syria once picked up a passenger to give him a lift. The passenger sat in the back where there was neither roof nor cover. There was, however, a coffin that had been prepared for burial. It started to …

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Dealing with Life’s Challenges and Difficulties Part 1

We all come across various difficulties in our lives. However, not all of us handle them as effectively as we should. As strategies for getting through life’s problems are rarely formally learned, we are constrained to use trial and error, sometimes leading to suboptimal results. Dealing effectively with our difficulties …

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Tsunami

A tsunami is a large tidal wave which reaches heights of approximately 30 meters and travels at a speed of up to 805 km an hour. They often come in a series of waves called a “wave train”. Hence the destructive force is greatly increased as every successive wave crashes …

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Are Muslims lagging behind in Islamic Morals and Etiquettes?

A few days ago, a Muslim lady from Texas allegedly killed her two children because they were autistic and she could not handle the pressure of raising them. (Ref) Last year, a very successful Muslim entrepreneur killed his wife because of domestic issues and now awaits trial. The entrepreneur had …

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