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Is there a Hadith that ‘Speaking lies blackens the heart’?

SPEAKING LIES BLACKENS THE HEART Question Does it appear in a Hadith that speaking lies blackens the heart?   Answer Imam Malik (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The nature of this Hadith is not such that could’ve been derived from his …

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‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

  “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It champions a world devoid of compassion, empathy and love. …

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Smiling: A blessed thing

  Life in this world continues with its ups and downs. Human soul is like a guest house. Not just sorrows and afflictions but also happiness and goodness of this world are like its guests. None of them are permanent. This is why a believer should not disrupt the order and tranquility of this …

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Having A Good Opinion of ALLAH

    Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) related that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Allah Most High says, ‘I am as My servant thinks of Me, and I am with him when he mentions Me. If he mentions Me within himself I mention …

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In Pursuit of Optimism

Part 1 When one studies the traits which the prophets and messengers possessed, he finds that they were given characteristics which enabled them to lead, inspire others and guide. They were given characteristics which enabled them to plant the seeds of Islām in the hearts of nations, making Muslims the …

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Prophet Lut (AS) – Sodom

Prophet Lut AS was the nephew of the Prophet Ibrahim AS. The story of his people and the punishment they were afflicted with was a shocking incident in the life of Ibrahim AS. Lut AS, as you will recall, left Ur with Ibrahim AS and settled in Palestine. Nothing authoritative …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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Bearing the Burdens of Others

One of the greatest privileges and favours which ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) enjoyed from Allah Ta‘ala was that he was raised in the care of none other than Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The circumstances which led to him entering the care of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) are as follows: Before Rasulullah (sallallahu …

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